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First-ever Mass Timber Building Competition in California to promote architectural innovation

13-05-2020
California, Mass Timber competition, architectural innovation, winners

In California, the Governor’s Forest Management Task Force and the Office of Planning and Research announced the winners of their first-ever competition designed to highlight a category of engineered wood products known as mass timber. As the need for forest, wildfire, climate, and housing solutions grows, California is moving to expand the …

Editor’s pickWeinig expands in the U.S.

23-11-2018
Weinig, Holz-Her, expansion, U.S., Anaheim, California, Expocenter

Weinig and Holz-Her are strengthening their market presence in North America. The subsidiary of the German Weinig Group, which has been operating from Mooresville in the east of the USA since 1976, is opening an additional location on the West Coast. From December this year, the wide portfolio of the leading technology provider for solid wood …

Editor’s pickU.S. a growing market for New Zealand Redwood

05-09-2018
New Zealand, Redwood, growing market, California

Redwood is protected in the United States. Image credit: Martha Bergmann The forestry industry in New Zealand had found a growing market for Redwood timber in California, selling to desperate buyers not allowed to harvest the protected trees in the United States (U.S.). And Redwood, also known as Sequoia, is plentiful in New Zealand, according to …

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