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mass timber

  • Scholarships honour engineer who championed wood construction

    March 3, 2020 by CCE

    During the Ontario Forest Industries Association’s (OFIA’s) 77th annual meeting and conference on Feb. 26, the Canadian Wood Council (CWC) recognized recipients of its 2019 Catherine Lalonde Memorial Scholarships. Established 14 years ago, the scholarships are awarded to graduate students

  • News Buildings

    Ontario investing $5M in province’s first CLT plant

    July 30, 2019 by CCE

    The proposed new $32 million manufacturing facility in St. Thomas, Ont. from Element5 is expected to be one of North America’s first fully-automated CLT plants.

  • Fast + Epp building a new home office

    July 23, 2019 by CCE

    Vancouver-based structural engineering firm is building a four-storey hybrid mass timber and steel headquarters with electrochromic glass and innovative earthquake-resistance technology.

  • News Buildings

    Feds invest in George Brown College’s ‘The Arbour’ project

    May 31, 2019 by CCE

    The Government of Canada has committed to invest $4.1 million to construct The Arbour, the 10-storey, $134-million, mass-timber building project at George Brown College’s Waterfront Campus in Toronto. The funding is part of the Green Construction through Wood Program (GCWood) launched by Natural Resources Canada. It’s the first project funded through

  • News Buildings

    B.C. building code to allow 12-storey mass timber builds

    March 14, 2019 by CCE

    B.C. has obtained permission from the National Research Council to use the encapsulated mass-timber construction provisions from the 2020 National Building Code through a jurisdiction-specific regulation.

  • News

    WoodRise Quebec 2019

    March 4, 2019 by Doug Picklyk

      The second edition of the WOODRISE World Congress on mid- and high-rise wood buildings will be held in Canada, in Quebec City, from September 30 to October 3, 2019. The event will be presented in partnership with members of the

  • Feature Buildings

    Talking Tall Wood Towers

    July 12, 2018 by Doug Picklyk

    In the last decade or so people are realizing that mass timber can be used for bigger buildings quite effectively. And you get a lot of benefits from it.