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China Economy, Construction & Lumber Shipments

Economic Update:
China’s economy grew at its quickest pace this year between July and September in a rebound fueled largely by investment, although signs are already emerging that the pick-up in activity might lose some… more

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GICO – DSK Project Update

The largest wood frame community development project in Korea is gaining momentum as the one of the hottest and wettest summer finally subsided and GICO – DSK’s participates in Seoul Build 2013.
Bukhangang Dongyeonjae Project,… more

Japan Economy, Housing & Lumber Shipments

Japan Economic Update
Confidence among Japan’s large manufacturers rose to its highest level since the early stages of the global credit crisis in 2007. The Bank of Japan’s quarterly “Tankan” index for big manufacturers rose to 12… more

Record Year for 2×4 Fireproof Care Facilities in Japan

The Japan 2×4 Home Builder Association reports a record 18 fireproof approval applications for elderly care related projects in the first eight months of this year (Jan – Aug, 2013). Compared to 13 approvals for the same period… more

Korea Economy, Housing & Lumber Shipments

Economic Update:
South Korea’s economic size has ranked 15th globally in 2012, remaining at the same spot for five years since 2008. South Korea’s nominal GDP grew 2% in 2012 to US$ 1.13 trillion up from US$1.11 trillion in the… more

Mid-Ply Research Presented at AIJ Annual Convention

The Architectural Institute of Japan (AIJ) held the annual convention from August 30th to September 1st at Hokkaido University in Sapporo.  At the technical sessions, two oral presentations were made on the Mid-Ply Wall System.  These… more

Thriving domestic tourism creates opportunities for wood

Travel and tourism within China is expected to grow 10% per year for the next ten years1. Tourism revenues reached $325 billion CAD in 2012. By 2020 tourism will account for 11% of China’s GDP. The impact on infrastructure and resort… more

Canadian International School in Kunshan

A Canadian International School is going to be built in Kunshan. The design team from B+H, a famous and professional Canadian design company, is taking care of the schematic design at this moment. The use of the wood elements and Canadian… more