Interest in using wood for large-scale projects continues to grow.
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…
On Feb. 26, during the Ontario Forest Industries Association’s (OFIA’s) 77th annual meeting and conference in downtown Toronto, the Canadian Wood Council’s (CWC’s) Wood Works! Program recognized the winners of the Ontario Wood Design Awards. “We’re happy to partner with…
Atlas Engineered Products (AEP), a truss and engineered wood product company based in Nanaimo, B.C., has hired Bill Gammel to join its executive team as vice-president (VP) of sales, effective immediately. Based in Edmonton, Gammel has more than 30 years’…
The 5.7km extension of the Millennium Line will add six underground stations.
The firm has launched its power price forecasting (PPF) service to provide customers with greater certainty around the financial return they can expect from investment in renewable energy projects.
The Pinnacle Award, presented to the top-ranked project submission, went to MCW Maricor for the UNB Kinesiology Building at the Fredericton campus.
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…
Weekday rail service to the Niagara Region is anticipated in 2021, with service to Niagara Falls by 2023.
The partnership aims to measure the performance of leading-edge solar PV technologies such as bifacial panels, which deliver enhanced production and reduce the cost of energy.
The design for The Arbour was awarded to Moriyama & Teshima Architects + Acton Ostry Architects, with Fast+Epp as the structural engineers on the team.
Ontario Wood WORKS! presented 12 awards at the event, 10 to specific wood projects and two were given to professionals for contributions to the industry.
The Act would amend the Ontario Building Code to allow for wood frame construction to be used in mid-rise buildings up to 14 stories, instead of the current six stories.
The project includes construction of a tunnel under Highway 401/409 to accommodate two tracks and replacing footings of retaining walls.
The new combined entity, with revenues of $11 billion, has operations in more than 60 countries with around 55,000 people.
Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard and Quebec City Mayor Régis Labeaume were present on June 14 for the groundbreaking ceremony for Origine, a 41-metre, 12-storey condominium. The building is set to become the tallest solid wood condo tower in North America.…
Two B.C. engineers — a structural engineer and a fire protection engineer — won special recognition at the 2016 Wood Design Awards. The awards were presented in front of an audience of 350 people by Wood WORKS! BC at the…
This article was revised on August 31, 2015, at 10.16 a.m. The Cement Association of Canada is objecting to the recent announcement by Quebec that it will allow wood buildings up to 12 storeys high to be constructed. Premier Philippe…