Hong Won Lee, CEO of Refresh Technology, a technology oriented company specializing infrastructure repair and rehabilitation, believes that future of housing and energy efficiency in Korea will be led by manufactured housing, particularly… more
Canada Wood Today | The Canada Wood Group
With the construction bonanza of the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics on the horizon and in response to a deepening shortage of skilled construction workers, the Japanese government is reviewing ways to facilitate and increase the number of… more
Both the 2×4 and P&B sectors started to conduct preliminary tests to assess the possibility of 2-hour fire resistive ministerial approvals. The 2-hour fire resistive structures would allow wooden buildings with 5 storeys to 14… more
From September 15th to 17th, the Canada-US-Japan Building Expert Committee (BEC) and JAS Technical Committee (JTC) meetings were held in Seattle, Washington. These trilateral meetings have been held annually since 1990 originally as a… more
The international Workshop on Urban Adaptation to Climate Change was held in Beijing on Sept. 5th, co-organized by NDRC, MOHURD and Asian Development Bank (ADB).
Mr. Xie Zhenhua, Vice chairman of NDRC and Mr. Wang Ning, vice Minister of… more
Canadian Wood as a Green Building Material presentation and networking event was held at Canadian Embassy on September 3rd. Over 150 Chinese stakeholders were invited to the event.
NRCan Minister Rickford delivers remarks. Ambassador… more
MOU between NRCan and Tianjin Binhai New Area concerning Tianjin Low Carbon Eco-district demonstration project was singed at Minister Rickford’s Luncheon event
Bilateral MOU between NRCan and Tianjin Binhai New Area concerning cooperation in the technology of development for the Tianjin low carbon eco-district demonstration project was signed on Sept 3rd at CCBC luncheon event that hosted by… more
Canada Wood and FII, supported by MOHURD and the WFC Alliance, in Beijing on Sept. 11th, jointly organized the roundtable seminar. Purpose of this roundtable was to exchange infill wall project experiences, discuss technical solutions on… more
Chilliwack—University of the Fraser Valley
Nine Chinese trade school instructors and seven Chinese company reps graduated on Friday August 22, 2014. The three-week intensive framing course was the concluding phase of a seven week program… more
Gyeongnam National University of Science and Technology (GNTECH) and Canada Wood Korea have successfully completed 3rd annual Wood Frame Construction Training Workshop from June 30 to July 4, 2014 in Jinju city, Gyeongnam Province located… more
As we reported previously, new Japanese species groups have been proposed for the first time in the JAS600 revision committee; the Japanese Agricultural Standard for dimension lumber. During the course of the revision committee the FFPRI1)… more