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Technical Seminar on Treated Wood

Canada Wood Korea conducted the technical seminar on October 5, 2015 to inform major stakeholders of wood treatment in Korea on 1) penetration characteristics of ACQ’s ingredients to refractory species, 2) latest development in incising… more

Korea Economy, Housing & Lumber Shipments

Korea Economic Update
Entering the New Year, the South Korean economy finds itself besieged by a complex set of external and internal risks such as China’s deepening slowdown, a prolonged downturn in international crude prices and the… more

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Japan Economy, Housing Starts & Lumber Shipments

Japan Economic Update:
Japan edged its way out of recession as annualized GDP rose to 1.0% in the three months ending in September, following a contraction of 0.5% in the previous quarter. The increase was attributable to an 11% rise in… more

Progressing Ahead with the 6-Storey 2×4 Demo Project

As reported this past May, the first 6-storey PFC building earned the MLIT* innovative wooden building award.  This building features Midply Wall System and was planned as a demonstration project in a Building Research Institute (BRI)… more

Canada Wood Group Impact Report

The Canada Wood Group (CWG) helps Canadian wood products manufacturers diversify and expand export opportunities in traditional and emerging markets.
Learn more about Canada Wood’s impact via this infographic report:
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Korean firefighters attend fire investigation course

For Immediate Release 2015FLNR0271-001456 Sept. 8, 2015
Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations BC Wildfire Service
MERRITT – Smoke from a series of small, controlled spot fires may be visible from communities in the… more

Korea Economy, Housing Starts and Lumber Shipments

Economy Update
South Korea’s economy is recovering from the second-quarter slump triggered by the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome outbreak, but weak exports are weighing on its growth.
South Korea’s export, a key growth engine for the… more

Can I Borrow Your 2×4 Home?

A new trend has started to take off in Japan called “home-sharing”. Accordingly to local media reports the number of Japanese homeowners lending/sharing their homes to others is on the rise. The government of Japan has placed a quite a… more

BEC/JTC Delegates Visit Midply Job Site

The Building Experts Committee (BEC) and JAS Technical Committee meetings are the Canada-US-Japan trilateral meetings held annually to discuss technical issues in the building codes and JAS accreditation/standard system.  The meetings… more

PUR Accepted as JAS CLT Adhesives

MAFF* established a new JAS standard for cross laminated timber in December 2013 and enacted it in January, 2014.  The only adhesives stipulated in the standard were resorcinol resins, resorcinol phenol resins and emulsion polymer… more

BEC/JTC Meetings Held in Tokyo

From 14th to 15th of September, the 26th Canada-US-Japan trilateral Building Experts Committee (BEC) and JAS Technical Committee (JTC) meetings were held in Tokyo.  Canadian secretariat was from NRCan, US from USDA, Japan from Building… more