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Korea Economy, Housing Construction and Lumber Shipments

Economic Update
Although external risks such as the global economic slowdown, uncertainties over the U.S. interest rate policy and instability in emerging markets are still weighing on the South Korean economy that relies a lot on exports,… more

Successful completion of 2015 Korea Wood Design Awards

Korea Wood Design Awards celebrate excellence in wood design and construction projects showcasing innovative use of wood products and technologies. This year, the Korea Association of Wood Culture, the organizer of KWDA, received a total… more

B-to-B Seminar for wood construction professionals

CWK held a B-to-B Seminar for WFC professionals including members of the Wood University Centre (WUC) and the Korea Wood Construction Association (KWCA) at the seminar room of KOBACO located in Yangpyeong, Gyeonggi-do on November 14.
The… more

Ambassador Walsh Visits Charitable Organisation Pine Tree

In 2015, Canada Wood in collaboration with Inha University and the Korea Wood Construction Association held the WFC Practical Training Workshop at Pine Tree Home.
A wooden playhouse* was designed and built by architecture students of Inha… more

Technical Seminar on Treated Wood

Canada Wood Korea conducted the technical seminar on October 5, 2015 to inform major stakeholders of wood treatment in Korea on 1) penetration characteristics of ACQ’s ingredients to refractory species, 2) latest development in incising… more

Korea Economy, Housing & Lumber Shipments

Korea Economic Update
Entering the New Year, the South Korean economy finds itself besieged by a complex set of external and internal risks such as China’s deepening slowdown, a prolonged downturn in international crude prices and the… more

Korean firefighters attend fire investigation course

For Immediate Release 2015FLNR0271-001456 Sept. 8, 2015
Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations BC Wildfire Service
MERRITT – Smoke from a series of small, controlled spot fires may be visible from communities in the… more

Korea Economy, Housing Starts and Lumber Shipments

Economy Update
South Korea’s economy is recovering from the second-quarter slump triggered by the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome outbreak, but weak exports are weighing on its growth.
South Korea’s export, a key growth engine for the… more

Korean designers attend 12-day Super-E workshop at UFV

Canada Wood Korea has successfully delivered the 11th Annual Advanced Technology Construction Training (ATCT) planned and conducted in collaboration with the Super E Office/Energy Efficient Exporters Alliance (EEEA), the University of the… more

QC Certification Program Celebrated

KWCA Marks 100th 5 Star Construction Quality Certification Application
Korea Wood Construction Association (KWCA) held a ceremony to mark the 100th application for 5 Star, a voluntary wooden construction quality certification program… more

50 Architects enroll in 2 day Wood Design Workshop

Korea Wood Construction Association (KWCA), the biggest and oldest wood frame construction and wood material related association in Korea has successfully conducted 2-day Wood Frame Structural Design Workshop for 49 builders and architects… more

Korean Economy, Construction & Lumber Shipments

Economy Update
The depreciation of the Chinese yuan ignited concerns across the world that the Chinese economy is worse than expected.  South Korea, as an export depending country, will likely suffer a direct or indirect impact from the… more