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UNBC's Wood Innovation Research Lab achieves prestigious certification for energy efficiency

Building an ultra-energy efficient industrial-style building in a northern climate is no easy task, but the Wood Innovation Research Laboratory (WIRL) stands as proof it can be done.

Tafisa fills market gap with launch of breakthrough EIR TFL textures and matching HPL program

Decorative panel manufacturer Tafisa Canada has announced two first-of-their-kind innovations designed to provide the North American industry, designers and architects with unprecedented selection of high-end, affordable products that fill a market gap.

U of T to build 14-storey mass timber-concrete hybrid tower

The University of Toronto is set to build a 14-storey academic tower made of timber on its downtown Toronto campus – expected to be the tallest mass timber and concrete hybrid building in North America.

Off-site wood construction is the future of building: Metsä Wood

Urbanisation is accelerating and creating pressure to increase housing construction. To answer this global challenge, construction needs to be quicker and more ecological.

Mass plywood pioneers: Oregon mill expands with new products

Freres Lumber’s new $32-million mass plywood panel (MPP) plant in Lyons, Ore., is breaking new ground as it seeks opportunity in the growing mass timber component building movement and market.
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Coastal Innovation

Coastal innovation: veneer facility thinks outside the box

On the picturesque shores of Vancouver Island, in the city limits of Nanaimo, B.C., a veneer and roundwood facility has been efficiently turning 100 per cent Douglas fir into quality veneer sheets since 1988. » Read more...

Building LSL in the forests of Kenora

Nestled in between the forests of Kenora, Ont. is Weyerhaeuser’s Kenora TimberStrand, a 10.5-acre engineered wood products facility that resides on a 65-hectare site. » Read more...

Toronto college plans $130M tall wood building

A 12-storey building inherently different than any other in the city will soon rise on Toronto’s eastern waterfront. » Read more...

Arbec Forest Products receives further investment to support upgrade

Quebec-based Arbec Forest Products has received an additional investment of up to $1 million to support its $10-million upgrade of its oriented strand board (OSB) plant in Miramichi, N.B. » Read more...

Global engineered wood products market forecast

Demand for cost-effective and environmentally friendly wood products is expected to drive the global engineered wood products market through 2020, according to a new forecast from Technavio. » Read more...

2018 Great Lakes Logging & Heavy Equipment Expo

September 6-8, 2018
Location: Oshkosh, Wisc.
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Canadian Institute of Forestry AGM & Conference

Sept. 17-21, 2018
Location: Grande Prairie, Alta.
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International Woodfiber Resource & Trade Conference

Sept. 17-19, 2018
Location: Durban, South Africa
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