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Construction of Six-Story Mass Timber Student Housing Project at University of Fraser Valley’s Abbotsford, BC, Campus to Get Underway

Turner Construction Co. and Clark Builders have been appointed by University of Fraser Valley to build a 398-bed student housing community on its Abbotsford, BC, Canada campus. Originally announced in May 2022, the $73.7 million (CAD) project will triple the campus’ number of beds.

BC Government Announces New Forestry Program with Dedicated Fiber Supply for Certain Value-Added Manufacturers

On Tuesday, the BC provincial government announced that for the first time, small and medium sized secondary manufactures will have a dedicated fiber supply under a new licensing program. The BC Timber Sales Value-Added Manufacturing Program will be open to facilities producing high-value products.