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CLT market forecast to reach $880Mn by 2022

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The global cross-laminated timber market is expected to reach US$880Mn by 2022. According to the latest report, Cross-Laminated Timber Market: Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2017-2022, by IMARC Group, robust growth can be attributed to the green building movement that is gaining momentum all across the …

Editor’s pickPrivate lake home wrapped in hemlock façade offers comfort, warmth and respect for nature

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Set near Lake Memphremagog in Canada, this private home is a family’s desire to return to nature, simplicity and a balanced lifestyle.   The house represents sustainable construction. It is reinterpreted to define the modern house that is generously opened on the landscape. Constructed from a variety of materials including field …

China officially launches eco-district site that developed with Canadian lumber


According to a news release from Natural Resources Canada, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, the Honourable Jim Carr, paid the CAD$2.5 billion (US$1.89 billion) Sino-Canadian Low-Carbon Eco-District in Tianjin, China, a visit. The site, which reflects China’s green-building goals, also showcased Canadian softwood lumber, clean …

Ireland: Homegrown timber set to raise roofs


In Ireland, the Trussed Rafter Association (TRA) has warmly embraced an extensive initiative to promote the use of homegrown timber in the nation’s growing offsite construction sector and the international construction of modern timber structures. According to the TRA, Alan Armstrong, chairman of the TRA’s Ireland group, is a strong …