MBC, one of the three national TV networks in Korea, aired a news clip on wooden high rise buildings and skyscrapers during Newsdesk, the prime time evening news program, on January 25, 2017. The video clip can be viewed online from… more
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The Korea Forest Service (KFS) and National Institute of Forest Science (NIFS) set up the secretariat of the ‘World Conference on Timber Engineering (WCTE)’ on March 27 and began to prepare for the conference in earnest.
Wood construction remains a widely unknown building system to many in China. Over the years, Canada Wood has spent significant efforts to cultivate a wood culture in the country. While usually we talk to university students and… more
What is preventing Chinese lumber importers from buying more Canadian wood products? Minister Champagne finds out
On April 21st to April 26th, The Canadian Minister of International Trade hosted a 5-day Mission to China, during which the Minister aimed develop both a deeper understanding of the Chinese lumber trade while also advancing trade… more
The largest construction company in the world, The China Construction Group (CCG) has used light wood frame construction in the past. However, up until now, the mammoth corporation has remained relatively quiet about the new-in-China… more
On April 24th in Beijing I joined Minister François-Philippe Champagne’s delegation for a remarkable meeting with MOHURD Minister Chen Zhenggao. The meeting was noteworthy as Minister Chen had wood construction as his sole… more
Dr. Paul Morris, Research Leader of FPInnovations’ Durability and Building Enclosure Group, visited Korea to inspect the performance of two Canadian wood species, White Spruce and W. Hemlock, treated with ACQ and CA to CSA O80 Standards… more
On April 27th the Honourable Rachel Notley, Premier of Alberta, and the Honourable Deron Bilous, Alberta Minister of Economic Development and Trade, led a mission to Japan in support of expanding economic opportunities in Japan for… more
Canada Wood Korea in collaboration with the Korea Wood Preservation Association (KWPA) held the International Technical Seminar on Treated Wood on March 17, 2017 in Seoul. Three speakers for the seminar came from Canada, Japan and… more
On February 24, Canada Wood Korea held an intensive workshop for young talented architects to introduce Canadian Super-E® technology and wood in-fill wall system.
As the first speaker of this workshop, Tai Jeong of CWK introduced Canada… more
With hopes for an economic recovery are rising in South Korea, the Central Bank of Korea revised South Korea’s economic growth forecast in 2017 inched up to 2.6% from its previous January projection of 2.5% and facility… more
In recent years, the Chinese Government has encouraged the development of the third industry (Service Industry) including the culture and tourism sectors, where wood frame constructions (WFC) can fit well. WFC buildings have… more
Recently, Canada Wood China was prominently featured in two Chinese publications including the government-backed “Multinationals in China” and “Construction Times”. Media exposure such as this provides us with a great opportunity… more