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China Economy, Construction & Lumber Shipments

Economy
Weaker than expected industrial production data is likely to generate headlines this month. However these results are not as negative as they may seem – reflecting in part the impact of stimulus in Q3 2013.  This stimulus meant… more

China economy, housing & lumber shipments

Economy
China’s economy showed further signs of softening in July despite a burst of government stimulus measures, suggesting more policy support may be needed to keep growth on track as a property downturn worsens.
Unexpectedly weak… more

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Timber Structure Architecture Design Course 2014

For the second consecutive year, Canada Wood has supported an ambitious and highly productive summer intensive architectural studio in wood design for Chinese architecture students. This year’s studio, titled “Timber… more

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Cross Laminated Timber (CLT) gaining interest in China

Cross Laminated Timber is getting some level of interest from local builders in China. A local WFC builder, Hebei QianAn, has just launched a manufacturing line in Hebei to produce CLT from Grade 2 and better SPF lumber. The company has… more

Crown Homes opens Wenzhou branch office

Crown Homes, the largest wood frame builder in China, held an opening ceremony event on Aug 23 in Wenzhou, Zhejiang province to celebrate its new branch office launching in the region. Canada Wood staff Lance Tao and Travon Martez were… more

Chinese instructors attend 3 week carpentry program

UFV Trades, Chilliwack, BC. August 4-22, 2014
Nine Chinese instructors from trade schools across China along with seven building company representatives have completed the first week of their 3 week wood frame construction program at the… more

Over 2,000 Chinese visit Canadian Wood Demo in Qingdao

July 19th-21st – Qingdao Trade Show
CW designed a wood house with complete decoration and framing section to show to public what is common in North America. The whole design was quite perceptual intuition and attractive, it gave the… more

China Wood Frame Design Competition Announced

Inside a historic wooden church in Beijing, Canada Wood and WFC Alliance had a joint press conference to announce the launch of a WFC design and project competition to over 35 attending general and trade media. A one-on-one interview… more

China Economy, Housing & Lumber Shipments

Economy
Government financial reforms could ease local government debt fears
In late June, China’s politburo agreed to fiscal and taxation reforms that were outlined
at last year’s Third Plenum, setting a deadline for implementation at… more

Visit to Quacent, Dalian

CW visited Quacent on June 25th . Quacent is a Chinese company from Dalian with connections to Canada. They build light wood frame and SIP panel designs. They have distinguished themselves from other builders in China by focusing on their… more

Biyun Community Running for International Green Awards

According to the Shanghai Daily, SHANGHAI’S Biyun International Community where Dream Home Canada—Canada Wood Office is located is representing China in an international competition showcasing good practice in residential… more