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B.C. Wood Products in the Spotlight in ChinaDecember 21, 2015

A Chinese company,Longhua Wooden Products Co., Ltd., manufactures a wide range of furniture, wood panels and landscaping architecture products at two factories in Dalian.

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City of Vancouver Advances Toward Zero-Emission Green BuildingsDecember 10, 2015

An 85-unit six-storey wood apartment is being built on the corner of Skeena and East Hastings streets in Vancouver. When complete it will be the largest Passive House building in...

Biofuel Innovation from Forest-Industry WasteDecember 9, 2015

The University of British Columbia (UBC) estimates sustainable aviation biofuel could reduce CO2 emissions by 1 million tons per year. As such, UBC and the Canadian aviation...

Japan Uses B.C. Wood Products to Build New Elderly Care Facility December 4, 2015

The Hanahata Asuakaen facility, once finished, will be the largest 2x4 structure ever built in Japan, with a total floor area of 9,032 square metres and a net wooden floor area of 7...

The 2xMore ChallengeNovember 16, 2015

The 2xMore Challenge is an online collaborative event that will take place over a seven week period. Participants from a variety of backgrounds are invited to work together to...

Wood Design Award Nominations Now OpenNovember 9, 2015

The Wood WORKS! Wood Design Awards recognize leadership and innovation in wood use and continued excellence in the building and design community. This annual event celebrates...

Updated naturally:wood FactsheetsOctober 16, 2015

Two updated factsheets have been added to naturally:wood. Both factsheets are part of the B.C....

Upcoming Event: 2015 Vancouver Wood Solutions FairOctober 16, 2015

The Wood Solutions Fair is the premier event in Canada dedicated to design and construction with wood and wood products. This one-day educational event, hosted by the...

New UBC Student Residence to be Among World۪s Tallest Wood BuildingsOctober 1, 2015

One of the tallest wood buildings in the world will soon be constructed at the University of British Columbia (UBC), providing housing for hundreds of students. When completed, the...

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