Tag: mass timber

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,...

Ontario plans to expand use of mass timber construction up to...

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The Ontario Government announced it is expanding the use of advanced wood construction like mass timber. Currently, Ontario’s Building Code allows Encapsulated Mass Timber...

Canada, FCM invest $9M to construct a net-zero fire station in...

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The Government of Canada and the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM), announced an investment of $9.3 million ($1,226,080 in grants and $8,173,910 in loans)...

Federal investment supports building 14-storey mass timber building at U of...

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The Government of Canada announced a $3.9-million contribution to the University of Toronto for the construction of a 14-storey mass timber academic and research...

B.C. expanding use of mass timber in buildings with proposed code...

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The Government of B.C. announced proposed changes to the building code to expand the use of mass timber to build taller buildings. These changes will...

Banff’s Nancy Pauw Bridge wins IStructE’s award for structural engineering excellence...

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The Institution of Structural Engineers (IStructE) announced the winners of its Structural Awards 2023, in a celebration of some of the world’s most impressive...

Centennial College opens first-of-its-kind campus education building

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Centennial College held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to officially open A-Building ─ Canada's first LEED Gold, zero carbon, mass timber, higher-education building. An Indigenous Working Group...

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...

Ontario’s first mass timber, net-zero institutional building closer to completion

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Limberlost Place, Ontario’s first mass-timber, net-zero carbon emissions institutional building, has now reached the highest point in construction. The final wood and steel beams...

BCIT receives funding to expand mass timber education

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People looking to excel in B.C.’s growing mass-timber sector can now access more knowledge and training opportunities at the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT). “Mass timber...