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China and Canada have issued a joint statement on climate change and clean growth during the Annual Dialogue between the Chinese premier and the Canadian prime minister on December 5.
The two sides also agreed to establish two… more
Key players in construction industry have joined hands to establish a new alliance in Jiangsu to promote wood construction application in the eastern Chinese province.
The Jiangsu Modern Wood Construction Industry Alliance, which under the… more
China has released a new design code for timber structure, which encourages industry to expand the use of wood and improve the grading system of wood strength.
The new standard, which numbered as GB50005-2017, will come into effect on… more
Canada Wood Korea in collaboration with Super-E Office/Energy Efficient Exporters Alliance (EEEA) held two Super-E Workshops in both November and December, 2017 to provide further training on new topics for those who attended the Advanced… more
The 2017 Korea Wood Design Awards that has been sponsored by Canada Wood Korea since 2006 was held at the Hyundae Hillstate Gallery, Seoul from November 22.
The awards were given to the completed works and planning. The completed works… more
Canada Wood Korea participated in the 2017 Korea Architecture Fair & Festival (KAFF) hosted by the Korea Institute of Registered Architects (KIRA) at COEX. KIRA is an association that all Korean architects are members of and it holds… more
Korea experienced the biggest earthquake in its history of seismic observation as a 5.8 magnitude earthquake hit Gyeongju, Gyeongsangbuk-do in September of last year. On November 15 of this year, Korea experienced another earthquake with a… more
Canada Wood Korea in collaboration with 5 universities – Don-Eui University, Dongseo University, Silla University, Dong-A University and Pukyong National University – located in Busan*, has successfully completed the… more
At the request of the publishers, COFI wrote articles for three wood industry magazines in this autumn. October issue of “Housing and Wood”, published by HOWTEC*, featured a COFI’s technical note on post & beam horizontal… more
Between October 23rd and 24th Canada Wood Japan hosted a Korean delegation of architects led by Canada Wood Country Director Tai Jeong. A total of 14 participants attended a two-day program which included a series of Canada Wood Japan… more
On October 5th Canada Wood’s Shawn Lawlor delivered a keynote presentation on the current state of play in Canada’s forest sector. The conference was organized by the JAS 2×4 Lumber Council and was attended by 70 Council members… more
Coming in at just under 40 participants, Canada Wood hosted the largest BC MFLNRO and industry leader’s mission to date. The mission was held on November 16th and 17th. On day one mission attendees participated in a Japan strategy… more
The 2nd Chinese University Timber Structure Design Competition Award Ceremony was held in Nanjing Tech University (NTU) on November 19th, 2017. This year the theme of competition is – design a wood-frame natatorium (a building containing… more
Harvey Enchin, an editorial pages editor of The Vancouver Sun, visited Canada Wood Korea office on November 10th and had an interview with Tai Jeong to know to know the role of Canada Wood Group and wood market opportunity in Korea.
Korea used to be considered as safe from earthquakes, however, an earthquake with the magnitude of 5.8 in Richter scale, the strongest one since the measurements of seismic activities began in 1978 in Korea, occurred in September 2016 and… more