Twelve mass timber demonstration and research projects received a total of $4.2 million in government funding as part of the province’s economic recovery plans.
The Canadian federal government will invest $800,000 to build a multi-use airport hangar using mass timber.
Two elementary schools each built more than 90 years ago are being replaced by new LEED Gold buildings largely constructed using mass timber.
The American Wood Council (AWC) is commending the passage of the rec National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).
A new building design using CLT is designed to provide housing while reducing carbon emissions. In a move intended to bring down CO2 emissions while streamlining the construction of cost-effective urban housing, Generate, an AEC technology company, assembled a coalition of industry leaders to develop the Tallhouse, an adaptable catalog of integrated design systems for carbon-conscious, high-density urban housing, focused on the structural use of mass timber.
The expanded beam and column applications can reportedly handle the gravity load required by taller structures.
Michigan's Department of Natural Resources (DNR) will utilize mass timber to build a $5 million customer service center and office.
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. -- Minda and Stiles have announced Minda’s acquisition of Deal Manufacturing in North Carolina and the subsequent formation of Minda North America. Minda’s acquisition of Deal Manufacturing and new presence in North America will further support Stiles’ efforts to expand the mass timber industry and continue their delivery of customer service.
Element5 said it is on track to possibly begin production of cross-laminated timber before the end of the year. When completed, the 12,320-square-meter facility will be Ontario’s first operation dedicated to manufacturing mass timber to the construction industry.
Construction of Ascent, a 25-story mass timber building, is underway in downtown Milwaukee. When completed the 284-foot residential complex will be the tallest wood tower in the world, rising 4 feet higher than a mix-used structure built in Brumunddal, Norway last year.