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Tag: mass timber

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,...

Wood Solutions Conference returning to Toronto

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The Toronto Wood Solutions Conference is back – in person – on Thursday, November 24, 2022, from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, at the...

Mass timber in the digital environment

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As momentum builds for the seemingly limitless potential of mass timber products and applications across the landscape of Canada’s construction projects, a unique collaborative...

FPInnovations releases design guide for tall timber construction

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FPInnovations has launched its new Modelling Guide for Timber Structure. This a one-of-a-kind document gathers state-of-the-art information on the structural analysis of timber construction, providing practicing...

Canada supports innovative Hybrid Timber Floor System project

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Natural Resources Minister Jonathan Wilkinson announced a combined Government of Canada contribution of over $550,000 to the Hybrid Timber Floor System Project led by...

Kelowna International Airport will use mass timber in terminal expansion

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People travelling through the Kelowna International Airport (YLW) will benefit from an expansion and upgrade of the terminal, which will use mass timber through...

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...

New high-performance mass timber building opens in Vancouver

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Government of Canada officials celebrated the official occupancy of oN5, an office building that is constructed using high-performance, insulated, prefabricated cross-laminated timber (CLT) panels....

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...

Research leads to innovative mass timber beam-to-column connection

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A Lakehead University Civil Engineering professor and graduate student have published the results of a new study on the fire performance of an innovative...