South Korea’s economic growth slowed in the first quarter of 2016 from three months earlier due to continued sluggish demand at home and abroad. Gross domestic product in the first quarter expanded 0.5% from the… more
Canada Wood Today | The Canada Wood Group
By Chuck Dentelbeck, President CLSAB
During the week of April 25th Dr. Shim and Dr. Kim from the Korea Forest Research Institute (KFRI) attended the Alberta Forest Products Association (AFPA) lumber grading school in Grande Prairie,… more
PREMIER Christy Clark will be advancing export and investment opportunities in key sectors such as technology and innovation, liquefied natural gas (LNG) and international education on her upcoming spring trade mission to South Korea, the… more
Canada Wood Korea was invited two leading wood industry associations’ annual regular year-end meetings. As an honorable guest, Country Director Mr. Jeong of CWK attended the 49th Annual Regular General Meeting of the Korea Lumber… more
Canada Wood Korea held the Combined Architectural & Structural Design Workshop on January 15 at COEX conference room in Seoul as a core concurrent program of the 2016 Housing Brand Fair held for 4 days during January 14 to 17.
The 2016… more
Mr. Tai Jeong, Country Director of Canada Wood Korea, participated in the certificate plate hanging ceremony held in Paygyo, Gyeonggi-do on January 20 in celebration of the completion of the 100th 5-Star building of the Korea Wood… more
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
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
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.
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
Canada Wood Korea has participated in the 2015 Korea Architecture Fair & Festival (KAFF) from October 20 to 23, 2015 at COEX in Seoul. KAFF, the annual event organized by the Korea’s largest architects’ organization, Korea… more
Dr. Jieying Wang, Senior Research Scientist at FPInnovations, and Dr. Jong Bun Ra, Professor of Gyeongnam National University of Science and Technology (GNTECH), in collaboration with Canada Wood Korea, have conducted the 5th year field… more
Canada Wood Korea has participated in the 2015 Busan Kyunghyang Housing Fair held in Busan, the second largest city in Korea located south-eastern tip of Korean peninsula, from September 3 to 6, 2015 to promote the use of Canadian wood… more
The Korea Forest Research Institute (KFRI) held the 4th International Timber Construction Symposium (ITCS 2015) on August 26, 2015 at Konjiam in Gyeonggi Province. The ITCS is the bi-annual event organized by the KFRI from 2009 for the… more
The revision of the two Korean Standards, the KS F 1611-1 ‘Fire resistance performance for elements of building construction – Part 1: Wall, floor and roof assemblies of light-frame wood structures’ (previously titled as… more
The 13th KWCA-WUC Architect-Inspector Training Course, a Canada Wood sponsored association-based advanced wood frame construction training for architects, engineers and builders, has been completed and the graduation ceremony for 21… more
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
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