Thursday, April 25, 2024

Tag: Canadian Wood Council

B.C. builders can now use mass timber in taller buildings

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The Government of British Columbia announced it is adopting building-code changes to permit the use of expanded use of mass timber in taller buildings,...

Canadian Wood Council launches inaugural WoodWorks Summit in Vancouver

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Design and construction industry professionals familiar with the popular “Wood Solutions” conferences, hosted by the Canadian Wood Council for more than 20 years, will...

CWC report reinforces safety of mass timber demonstration fire tests results

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The findings from Canada's most extensive mass timber demonstration fire tests project led by the Canadian Wood Council (CWC) have been finalized in a...

Canadian Wood Council announces 2023 Wood Design & Building Award winners

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The Canadian Wood Council has announced the winning projects of the 39th annual Wood Design & Building Awards program. The influential awards program recognizes and...

CWC Wood Solutions Conference highlights use mass timber in construction

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The Canadian Wood Council's Toronto Wood Solutions Conference, an educational event and trade show for design and construction professionals, offered a variety of presentations,...

Performance of mass timber during fire test similar to non-combustible

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The Canadian Wood Council hosted a full-scale fire test at the Canadian Explosives Research Lab in Ottawa. Over 150 experts from across Canada, including...

Largest ever mass timber structure fire test to be conducted in...

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The Canadian Wood Council has partnered with federal and provincial governments to conduct a series of five separate fire research burns on a full-scale...

Mass Timber: Shaping the Future

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Mass timber projects are becoming a part of the everyday development landscape. By John Tenpenny With changes to the building code now allowing for taller wood...