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Is the Concrete Jungle Turning to Wood!?

A very large 2×4 wood structure, the second of its kind, is now being constructed in one of most populous cities in the world. And believe it or not, it will be right next door to Tokyo Dome, serving as the home stadium of the Yomiuri… more

Toyota WoodYou Home Invites COFI as Guest Speaker

Hidehiko Fumoto, Deputy Director of COFI/Canada Wood gave a 2-hour talk to the design division staff of Toyota WoodYou Home Co, Ltd. Tochigi Prefecture on July 7th, 2016.  The company holds monthly training sessions, where they invite… more

P&B Fire Resistive Buildings Growing Steadily

The Post & Beam sector in Japan is enjoying a steady increase in fire resistive building starts.  Japan Wooden Home Association (WHA) announced the latest statistics indicating the significant growth of the buildings with the fire… more

B.C. Luncheon with Premier Christy Clark

Canada Wood Korea (CWK) was invited with 16 CEOs of wood industry and architects to a business luncheon with B.C. Premier Christy Clark took place on Wednesday, May 25th at Four Seasons Hotel Seoul, which was hosted by the B.C. Ministry of… more

Support the Fort: Seoul

On May 21st, the Canadian Chamber of Commerce Korea co-hosted “Support the Fort: Seoul” at Canucks Restaurant in Seoul as a fundraising event to help the people in Fort McMurray and surrounding areas affected by the wildfire in… more

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Korea Economy, Construction & Lumber Shipments

Economy
Coupled with Britain’s decision to leave the European Union (Brexit), the Bank of Korea revised down South Korea’s economic growth forecast from 2.8% to 2.7% this year and kept its record low interest rate steady at 1.25%,… more

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Japan Economy, Housing & Lumber Shipments

Japan Economic Update
On July 10th the LDP government obtained a full 2/3 majority in the Upper House elections. The LDP also maintains a majority in the Lower House and are now find themselves in an even more powerful position to push… more

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Japan Economy & Housing Starts

Japan Economic Update
Following the surprise results of the Brexit vote in favour of Britain’s secession from Europe, global currency markets underwent a sharp round of volatility in June. The Japanese yen strengthening dramatically as… more

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Canada Wood Group Hires Second Representative in India

Canada Wood Group (CWG) announces the hiring of Mr. Raj Singh as Business Development Manager to be located in New Delhi, India.   Mr. Singh is the second industry representative attached to Canada Wood to be assigned to the BC Forestry… more

MLIT Releases CLT Design Guide Draft

February 8th of this year, the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT) released a draft for CLT design stresses, structural design guide and char margin for fire safety.  After MAFF*1 established the CLT material… more

Super-E® Workshop raises interest in Busan

Canada Wood Korea participated in the ‘2016 Busan Housing Interior Exhibition’ held in BEXCO, Busan. It started from March 10th to 13th with more than 200 exhibitors attending. CWK distributed technical information via CD and… more

Development and Production of 3 CDs

Canada Wood Korea successfully produced 3 CDs named, Canada Wood Literature Collection, Wood Roof Truss & Wood Infill Wall, and Wood Frame Construction Standard Design Drawing in March, 2016.
Canada Wood Literature Collection CD is the… more