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Image: Timberlab HoldingsUS national provider of mass timber systems Timberlab Holdings, and Oregon-based glue-laminated timber (glulam) manufacturer Diversified Wood Resources, doing business as American Laminators, have announced they have entered into an agreement for Timberlab to acquire the assets of American Laminators and will continue operating their two Oregon-based...
JTC’s mass engineered timber buildingSingaporean industrial estate and infrastructure developer JTC has announced that Singapore's Punggol Digital District (PDD) has received the Building and Construction Authority’s (BCA's) Platinum Award for Green Mark Districts, which aims to recognise the highest level of environmentally friendly and sustainable practices in the master...
Ascent, a mass timber building in Milwaukee, US, currently holds the "tallest" mass timber structure in the world (Image: Thornton Tomasetti)Oregon US Senator Jeff Merkley and Idaho’s US Senator James Risch announced the introduction of the bipartisan Mass Timber Federal Buildings Act to promote the utilisation of mass timber...
Winding Stream by Yunhan Wang, made with hard maple (Image: Winston Chuang)This month, Red Dot Design Museum plays host to a showcase of the next generation of design talent. A curation of designs from the original London Exhibition, Discovered Singapore presents a visionary group of young creatives in an...
Connectivity, sustainable production, and engineered wood are the three main topics of LIGNA 2025From 26-30 May 2025, LIGNA has announced its three focus topics for the 2025 edition, tackling three major challenges the industry is currently facing: complete digital networking, establishing the circular economy and developing intelligent products."With its...
Image: HOMAGThe HOMAG Group has acquired the remaining 20% of the shares in System TM at the beginning of April 2024.This was on top of the 80% acquired HOMAG back in 2020. Danish engineering and manufacturing company System TM offers machines and services for solid wood processing. The...
Gathering for the signing of the MOU between the Samling Group of Companies and New South Wales-based Loggo IP: In the centre, Pat Thornton, founder of Loggo; Datu Bojet, representing STIDC; and Samling CEO Lawrence Chia, along with Malaysian timber industry stakeholders (Image: Samling)Samling Timber Group Malaysia has announced...
Ledinek at IFMACFrom 9-12 May 2024, Ledinek Engineering will be showcasing at Megabuild Indonesia exhibition the advantages of building with engineered timber, such as cross-laminated timber (CLT) and glue-laminated timber (glulam).More and more architects and building developers in South East Asia and globally have rediscovered wood as a building...
The designs of the previous edition of Future Heirlooms (Image: AHEC)Always Welcome and the American Hardwood Export Council (AHEC) are collaborating on the launch of the second iteration of Future Heirlooms, a project exploring the future of sustainable South African design.The 2024 edition engages participants from cross-disciplinary backgrounds...
Image: AkzoNobelThe Interpon team at AkzoNobel has designed and launched interpon.com: A new website with a host of new features and digital tools to enable visitors to experience the world of powder coatings.The new site is designed as a single ‘hub’ to enhance the customer experience, serve more customer...