Idaho’s timber industry continues to play a key role in the state’s economy.
To meet growing global demand and product shortages, Swedish sawmilling group Setra, announced in their Q3 results publication, that they plan to fully ramp up production during the fall.
Updates and changes in the National Building Code in Canada, allowing for the construction of wood buildings up to 12-storey, is changing how architects, builders and developers thinks about building taller wooden structures.
New Zealand’s Regional Economic Development Minster Shane Jones has announced that the Four Bay of Plenty timber businesses will be receiving investments totaling nearly $ 22 million through the Provincial Growth Fund.
The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) has announced allowances for larger and taller mass timber buildings in accordance with NFPA 5000 Building Construction and Safety Code® and, where applicable, NFPA 101 Life Safety Code®.
In the U.K., a campaign is underway to increase the awareness of how using wood from sustainably managed forests can help reduce carbon emissions. The campaign members say that using wood boosts the green credentials of builders and developers.
Kalesnikoff, North America’s most advanced, vertically integrated, multi-species mass timber manufacture, located in Castlegar British Columbia, Canada, has announced three new mass timber projects at Canadian educational institutions.
Downtown Milwaukee is about to become home to a $ 80 million, 25-story mass timber apartment tower.
Timber has always been a pivotal part of construction, but growing concerns on sustainability and biophilic design use of wood in construction is likely to increase.
The push in B.C. to adopt mass timber building products seems to be gaining momentum.