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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

Architect-Inspector Training Course Expands WFC in Korea

13th KWCA-WUC Architect-Inspector Training, a Canada Wood sponsored association-based training program delivered jointly by the Korea Wood Construction Association (KWCA) and Wood University Centre (WUC), has started its course on April… more

WFC Practical Training Workshop with Inha University

Seven days of the Annual WFC Practical Training Workshop, subtitled as CAN-KOR Wood Festival 2015, is underway in collaboration with Inha University, Korea Wood Construction Association (KWCA) and Canada Wood.
This year’s workshop,… more

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Korean Economy, Construction & Lumber Shipments

Economic Update:
South Korea lowered its 2015 economic growth outlook to 3.1%, citing slumping exports and the negative impact of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) outbreak.Killing 32 people since May 20, the outbreak of MERS has… more

WFC Practical Training Workshop

CAN-KOR Wood Festival 2015, with Inha University architecture students not only train them on WFC, but also brings joy to toddlers housed in an orphanage
Inha University’s architecture students have started to work on the design of… more

Korea Economy, Construction & Lumber Shipments

Economy Update
South Korea’s economic growth slowed in the second quarter as the country was hit hard by the MERS outbreak and a severe drought.  The economy grew 0.3% in the second quarter of 2015, decelerating from a 0.8%… more

GICO and Daljeon-ri Project Makes National TV News

KBS, Korean Broadcasting System, the largest national TV network in Korea, aired 1 minute 45 second long news segment about GICO’s Gapyeong Daljeon-ri Project as the first crown corporation’s participation in wood frame housing… more

Ribbon Cutting at Alberta Pavillion

The construction of Alberta Pavilion in Gangwon Province, designed by a Korean architect and built with Canadian wood products, has been completed and, on May 13, the ribbon cutting ceremony was held attended by Moon Soon Choi, governor of… more

Korean Economy, Construction, Lumber Shipments

South Korea posted a trade surplus for the 39th month in a row in April of 2015 by reaching US$8.5 billion, up marginally from US$ 8.4 billion in March as imports dropped at a faster pace than exports.
Slump in major countries such as the… more

Super E Workshop Draws 240 Design Professionals

Wood framed houses in Korea used to boast higher energy efficiency than other types of construction such as concrete or steel, because wood is a good insulator and most of houses have been built with R-19 insulation in 2X6 stud exterior… more