On February 18th, Canada Wood’s Shawn Lawlor participated in a round table discussion hosted by the Japan Forestry Agency Director General Kouji Makimoto and members of the Osaka Prefectural Lumber Federation. The round table was a… more
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Xyence Co., Ltd, a leading pressure treating company in Japan, recently obtained a pressure treating certificate allowing for the first time for SPF to be treated with Azole-pyrethroid. Anti-termite and anti-decay treatments are… more
A Chinese manufacturer located in southern China’s Guangdong province that used Canadian softwood for a trial confirmed another order of 2,000 cubic metres of SPF in Q1 2019.
Before this, the manufacturer, purchased 3,000 cubic metres… more
Following an extensive testing program, in 2013 COFI obtained a voluntary evaluation certificate from the Japan Housing and Wood Technology Centre (HOWTEC) which eliminated technical barriers in using Canadian 2×4, 2×6 and… more
Canada Wood Korea in collaboration with Timber Engineering Lab of Chungnam National University (CNUTim) organized and delivered another Wood Wall Bracing Workshop focused on meeting the code requirements for seismic design.
A maximum… more
Delegates of Canada/BC Forest Sector Trade Mission visit Gapyeong Canada Village in Gyeonggi Province
Gapyeong Canada Village, the largest wood frame house complex project and the first joint venture in Korea between a public housing agency Gyeonggi Urban Innovation Corporation (GICO) and a private company Dreamsite Korea, welcomed… more
The Forest sector mission to Korea led by the Minister Doug Donaldson was successfully held from December 6 – 8, 2018. Over 25 representatives joined the mission, from the Canadian Trade Mission, federal and provincial Canadian… more
As the transfer of the U.S. military facilities in Yongsan Seoul to Pyeongtaek Gyeonggi-do is picking up speed, the housing market for U.S. army civilians is heating up. In the market, the ‘PRIMO VILLAGE – Rental House Exclusively… more
Canada Wood Korea organized an international workshop on “Wood Wall Bracing Design” for Korean engineers, architects and builders. The workshop was designed to introduce various lateral force resisting system options for wood frame… more
The National Institute of Forest Science (NIFoS) announced the 5 storey CLT wood building with CLT in 2018 which would be the tallest wood building in Korea. To enable it, NIFoS has conducted research and tests on structural performance,… more
South Korea’s economy is expected to lose steam slightly in 2019 due to weakening exports and sluggish investment, coupled with the tepid domestic demand. South Korea’s GDP in 2019 is expected to grow 2.6% which is a slight drop from… more
As reported in this blog in August 2018, the Midply Wall System has been officially positioned in the Japanese PFC building code by means of a revision to the “Green Book” structural design manual. Local building officials refer to… more