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Timberlink Australia selects Denmark's Kallesoe Machinery as manufacturing equipment supplier

05-10-2020
Timberlink Australia, Kallesoe, Denmark, manufacturing plant, CLT, GLT, glulam

Timberlink Australia has announced that following an extensive international review, they have selected Danish-based Kallesoe Machinery A/S as the manufacturing equipment supplier for Timberlink’s planned Cross Laminated Timber (CLT) and Glue Laminated Timber (GLT) plant. Working alongside Timberlink, Kallesoe will supply and commission a …

Martinsons initiates process to find new majority owner

16-03-2020
Martinsons, new majority owner, search, Sweden, glulam, construction systems, apartment blocks, buildings, bridges, wood, timber

The wood industry business Martinsons has initiated a process to find a new majority owner of the Group. “We have the advantage of being able to make this decision in a strong position as we are considered a driving force in many of our markets,” says CEO Lars Martinson. “We are convinced that this is best for our operations in …

Queensland’s government and local company developed new sustainable timber product

16-01-2020
Queensland, Department of Agriculture and Fisheries, Eco Cottages, research and development, new, sustainable timber, product, high-quality, cypress, glulam, beams

Queensland’s Department of Agriculture and Fisheries (DAF) and Eco Cottages have collaborated to research and develop a new sustainable timber product, leading to additional jobs being created.  “An innovative collaboration between DAF and Eco Cottages, which began in 2017, has resulted in high-quality cypress glue-laminated …

San Francisco welcomes next largest mass timer office building in the U.S.

16-12-2019
Pier 70, redevelopment, Hacker Architects, San Francisco, U.S., mass timber, architecture, green, sustainable, environment, workplace, CLT, glulam, Brookfield Properties

San Francisco gets ready to start the construction of the largest mass timber office building in the United States as part of a 28-acre development on its historic Pier 70. Led by Brookfield Properties, the six-storey, 310,000-square-foot structure will be among the first new buildings to anchor the city’s newest waterfront …

Latvia’s IKTK invest 2 mil euro in glulam plant

29-11-2019
Latvia, IKTK, glulam, new production plant

The Latvian timber building structures producer IKTK has invested about two million euro in large-sized glued laminated timber structures production plant, reported LETA. The company has built a new production plant and acquired high precision timber processing equipment which includes CNC type machines for complicated precision processing of …

Palmako launches new €12m glulam line in Estonia

06-09-2019
Palmako, Estonia, glulam, laminated timber

Estonian laminated timber specialist Palmako AS has introduced what it calls the most modern glulam production line in the country. The company, whose business includes timber frame homes, log cabins, glulam and machine rounded timber, said the €12 million (SGD $18 million) investment at the Kavatsu factory makes production more efficient, …

Editor’s pickSustainable glulam arches befitting a recycling facility

16-10-2017
Leeds RERF, glulam, wood construction

The Recycling and Energy Recovery Facility (RERF) in Leeds is designed to convert waste into energy. What is also befitting of this environmentally-friendly process is the fact that the building is in itself sustainable, characterised by large glulam arches. The main building stands at 42 metres high and 123 metres long and features a green wall …

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