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Japan Economic Update: Abenomics Part Two?
In September the LDP re-elected Prime Minister Shinzo Abe as party head, effectively extending his mandate. Following the controversial passage of national security legislation, the Prime… more
August marks the arrival of Matsuri or festivals in communities all across Japan. Just as thermometers surge into the to high 30s and the omnipresent cicadas stage a month long symphony of high pitched hissing, Japan gears up to party with… more
On June 18th, the Japan 2×4 Home Builders Association held the annual general meeting (AGM) in Tokyo. Since Association’s establishment in 1976, they held keynote speeches ceremony at AGM for the first time. The theme of the… more
COFI’s lobbying activities has now yielded results; MLIT1) issued a notification on June 30 to announce design stresses of dimension lumber graded to the revised JAS600. The JAS600, Japanese Agricultural Standard for dimension lumber,… more
As previously reported in this blog, our P&B horizontal diaphragm design manual with dimension lumber has been positioned as an Annex to the Greybook, the bible for the P&B structural engineers. Our manual is equipped with an… more
As one of the Canada Wood market access projects for FY2015, COFI and the Japan 2×4 Home Builders Association conducted series of 2-hour fire resistive tests for partition walls and floor assemblies in May and June. The success of… more