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BC Wood Applauds BC Government’s Decision to Create a Wood Secretariat

NEWS RELEASE Uniting the value-added industry for market growth Vancouver BC – BC Wood Specialties Group (BC Wood) is pleased that the Minister of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations, [...]

Nikkei Architectural and Construction Materials Show 2017

Jim Ivanoff   From March 7th through 10th, BC Wood participated in Nikkei Messe at Tokyo Big Sight. Each year, this show represents the largest gathering of construction industry professionals [...]

USA Market Update

Dave Farley A few comments, suggestions, and ideas for the industry... This past week, BC Wood organized and delivered the 4th annual Product Knowledge Workshops in the Pacific Northwest. Five [...]

New dowel laminated timber product to be used for structural applications

Journal of Commerce- March 27, 2017 StructureCraft Builders Corporation is building a 50,000-square-foot, all-wood facility in Abbotsford, B.C. to manufacture dowel laminated timber (DLT). DLT is made entirely from softwood [...]

Specifiers Program Update

Roy Manion Since our last Wood Connections edition just a month ago, the Program's events included: Lunch & Learn Sessions Living with Wood Design Forum at the Museum of [...]

New sprinkler requirements for four-storey

Government of BC - March 15, 2017   An update to the BC Building Code will require fire sprinklers to be installed on the balconies of all new four-storey wood-frame [...]

BC Wood hits home run at wood design forum

Tree Frog News - February 27, 2017 In a venue known for celebrating creativity, BC Wood hosted "Gray Conversations: A Living with Wood Forum" at the Museum of Vancouver as [...]

International Sustainable Building Congress 2017 in Costa Rica, May 25-27

Ken Hori The Green Building Council Costa Rica is organizing the International Sustainable Building Congress 2017 (CICS) in San Jose, Costa Rica, May 25th-27th, 2017. The theme of this year's [...]

Market Development Activities for 2017-18

Brian Hawrysh   BC Wood just received confirmation of funding for our 2017-2018 market development activities. Last November, BC Wood's staff began the process with sector meetings that were intended [...]

Doing Business in Mexico Workshop and One-on-One Sessions with Nora Gonzales, our In-Market Expert on the Mexican Wood Products Industry!

Our research shows that Mexico is the fastest growing and greatest potential new market for our wood products export. We know there are some new challenges to overcome in this [...]