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July 1, 2014
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Sawmills and Wood Production in Canada Industry Market Research Report from IBISWorld Has Been Updated
The industry was challenged by slowly recovering demand from downstream industries over the past five years; going forward, the industry will benefit from more vigorous growth. For these reasons, industry research firm, IBISWorld, has updated a report on the Sawmills and Wood Production industry in its growing industry report collection. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 The … (continue reading)
Source: PRweb.com, July 1, 2014.
Engineered Wood Lauded As Superior Building Material
Cross-laminated timber is being recognized again, this time by Clay Risen in the March 2014 issue of Popular Science. His article claims that wood is the “most advanced building material.” Commonly known as CLT, cross-laminated timber uses the same cross-grain construction concept that gives plywood its great versatility.
While conventional wood-frame construction is expected to continue as preferred for building residences, CLT’s qualities outstrip those of conventional wood. CLT is stronger, and can be used in high-rise buildings. CLT was used in a recently-completed 10-story apartment building in Australia, and has been approved for use in a 34-story tower to be built in Sweden. It is also safer in a fire than steel, and more eco-friendly than steel or concrete.
Source: Timberbiz.com, May 8, 2014.