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Editor’s pickMass timber: Thinking big about sustainable construction

14-09-2018
MIT, mass timber building, LVL, longhouse, Mass timber architecture in America

MIT class designs a prototype building to demonstrate that even huge buildings can be built primarily with wood. The construction and operation of all kinds of buildings uses vast amounts of energy and natural resources. Researchers around the world have therefore been seeking ways to make buildings more efficient and less dependent on …

Editor’s pickHurlington Racquet Centre, a show of green architecture

11-09-2017
Hurlington, Metsa Wood, Kerto LVL

The Hurlingham racquet centre is 35 metres wide and 55 metres long. The main span consists of suspended steel beams. To give the courts space and reduce the cost, they are spaced with large gaps. The Hurlingham Club is a green oasis of tradition, renowned throughout the world as one of the largest private clubs. It has a sunken, low-profile shape …

Raute to supply one of the largest LVL lines in the world

02-08-2017
LVL, Raute

Raute will supply one of the largest laminated veneer lumber (LVL) lay-up line in the world for Roseburg Forest Products. The project, worth over EUR11 Mn will be delivered to Chester, South Carolina in late 2018. It will produce 285,000 cubic metres per year. All equipment will be engineered and produced in Raute's North American unit in Delta, …

Raute to supply Metsa Wood mill in Estonia, worth €19m

09-01-2017
Raute, Metsa Wood, LVL, plywood

Raute has received orders worth approximately €19m from Metsä Wood, the Wood Products Business Area of Metsä Group. The order includes installation and commissioning of machine lines for a plywood mill in Estonia, which will start beginning 2018. The order, part of an investment programme, was announced by Metsä Group on June …

Raute to supply new LVL line to Steico worth EUR 17.5m

24-08-2016
Raute, LVL, Steico

Raute will supply Laminated Veneer Lumber (LVL) production equipment to Steico Społka z o.o., the Polish subsidiary of German timber construction systems and wood fiber insulation manufacturer Steico SE. The order, worth EUR 17.5 million, is Steico’s second LVL line at the Czarna Woda location in Poland. The scope of supply comprises a …

Stora Enso begins LVL production at Varkaus mill

04-08-2016
Stora Enso, Finland, Varkaus Mill, LVL, CLT

Stora Enso's new LVL production line at the Varkaus Mill in Finland is one of the most modern in the world. Premium logs are rotary peeled into 3mm thick veneers and bonded together under heat and pressure. Every sheet of veneer is individually measured in terms of density, moisture content and modulus of elasticity to optimise the product …