South Korea’s economic growth slowed in the first quarter of 2016 from three months earlier due to continued sluggish demand at home and abroad. Gross domestic product in the first quarter expanded 0.5% from the… more
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Rick Jeffery president of the Canada Wood Group is pleased to announce that Eric Wong has been appointed as Managing Director, Canada Wood China based in Shanghai.
Eric has extensive senior marketing experience with several western… more
By Chuck Dentelbeck, President CLSAB
During the week of April 25th Dr. Shim and Dr. Kim from the Korea Forest Research Institute (KFRI) attended the Alberta Forest Products Association (AFPA) lumber grading school in Grande Prairie,… more
May 24, 2016
On May 23rd 2016 China’s President Xi Jing Ping emphasized the importance of forest protection and the ban on commercial logging in natural forests during a visit to YiChun in Heilongjiang Province. Xi’s visit ties back… more
On April 28th Canada’s new Minister of Natural Resources, the Honourable James Gordon Carr, visited with Canada Wood Japan to participate in an industry round table discussion. Minister Carr was provided with presentations on Japan’s… more
This fiscal year’s Canada Wood technical projects include seeking for a 2-hour fire resistive ministerial approval for exterior walls. This project is being done collaboratively between COFI and Japan 2×4 Home Builders… more
Central Government Minister issues unusually strong official endorsement for wood construction on national television
Authors: Säde Rytkönen and Edward Zheng
Thursday May 4th was an important day for China’s wood construction community, as Minister Chen Zheng Gao of MOHURD (Ministry of Urban and Rural development) publically championed for wood… more
Canada Wood Group looking for wood construction specialists for China.
THE IDEAL CANDIDATE
You will have a strong construction background. Ideally you will have climbed the construction ranks from a carpenter to site superintendent and… more
Authors: David Fell and James Poon, FPInnovations
Construction market statistics provide government, industry, and associations with a basis for making decisions on strategic direction and investments. For example, in the past a strong… more
Apr. 25, 2016, 11:50 AM
If Ikea’s minimalist approach to home furnishing still isn’t enough, you’ll probably love Sweden’s newest skyscraper.
Designed by Anders Berensson Architects, the… more
PREMIER Christy Clark will be advancing export and investment opportunities in key sectors such as technology and innovation, liquefied natural gas (LNG) and international education on her upcoming spring trade mission to South Korea, the… more
Canada Wood Korea was invited two leading wood industry associations’ annual regular year-end meetings. As an honorable guest, Country Director Mr. Jeong of CWK attended the 49th Annual Regular General Meeting of the Korea Lumber… more
Canada Wood Korea held the Combined Architectural & Structural Design Workshop on January 15 at COEX conference room in Seoul as a core concurrent program of the 2016 Housing Brand Fair held for 4 days during January 14 to 17.
The 2016… more