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KFS Sets up Secretariat to Prepare for ‘WCTE 2018’

The Korea Forest Service (KFS) and National Institute of Forest Science (NIFS) set up the secretariat of the ‘World Conference on Timber Engineering (WCTE)’ on March 27 and began to prepare for the conference in earnest.
The… more

KLIC Celebrates 50th Anniversary

The Korea Lumber Industry Cooperative (KLIC) celebrated the 50th anniversary of its foundation. On February 14, KLIC held the 50th regular general meeting and a commemorative event for the 50th anniversary of their foundation at the Korea… more

South Korean Economy, Housing & Lumber Shipments

Economy Update
Owing to increased construction investment and exports, South Korea’s economy grew at a fast pace in the first quarter of 2017 showing a 0.9% GDP increase from the previous quarter. Both construction and facility… more

Canada Wood Asian Manager’s Regional Meeting

A Canada Wood Asian manager’s regional meeting took place in Japan from April 25th to 28th. At the meeting, 15 persons from 5 countries (Canada, China, Korea, Indian and Japan) gathered to familiarize themselves with their colleagues and… more

Meet Canadian architecture’s unlikely new idols

Written by Alex Bozikovic, The Globe and Mail
Uros Novakovic, Nicolas Koff and Sebastian Bartnicki – who run Toronto’s Office OU – won an international design competition to plan a National Museum Complex in South Korea, a triumph… more

South Korea Economy, Construction & Lumber Shipments

Economy Update
With hopes for an economic recovery are rising in South Korea, the Central Bank of Korea revised South Korea’s economic growth forecast in 2017 inched up to 2.6% from its previous January projection of 2.5% and facility… more

Canada’s Tall Wood-Mass Timber Introduced to Korea

On December 20th, the Korea Forest Research Institute (KFRI) held a ‘Seminar with Experts on Canadian Tall Wood-Mass Timber’ with the goal of improving domestic technological strengths and to encourage mutual co-operation among experts… more

South Korean Economy, Housing & Lumber Shipments

Economy Update
South Korea’s exports rose 11.2% on-year to US$40.3 billion in January, 2017, extending its winning streak to 3 months in a row, while imports plunged 19.7% to US$37.5 billion posting a 60 month straight month of trade… more

Canada Wood centered in the Korea Wood Design Award 2016

The Korea Wood Design Award 2016 (KWDA 2016), co-hosted by the Korea Association of Wood Culture and the Korea Wood Construction Association, was held at the Most Hall on the 12th floor of the Diplomatic Center on November 29, 2016. KWDA… more

Earthquakes prompt increased interest in seismic design

The majority of Koreans are concerned about earthquakes. An earthquake measuring 5.8 on the Richter scale occurred in the southern part of Korea called Gyeongju last September (2016), injuring 23 people and causing damage to more than… more