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Check out this story on the Dezeen website;https://www.dezeen.com/2020/02/12/france-public-buildings-sustainability-law-50-per-cent-wood/The French government has announced plans for a sustainability law that will ensure all new public buildings are built from at least 50 per cent timber or other natural materials. This is due to be implemented by 2022.Imagine...

An interesting article on LinkedIN on the scale of investment required versus volume output achieved for start up CLT (cross laminated timber) plants. It also takes a look at the various advantages and disadvantages of semi and fully automated manufacturing facilities;https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/so-you-want-build-clt-plant-understanding-investment-options-kremer/Whilst this is specific to...

Mass timber products such as Woodspan PLT panels, CLT, Glulam and LVL continue to be used in an increasingly wide variety of build types and in increasingly innovative ways.Not only are we building higher with mass timber - the first FOOTBALL STADIUM built entirely of...

Being involved in the engineered mass timber and offsite construction industry for a number of years now, it has been interesting to watch the growth and maturation in thinking and understanding by the construction industry of the benefits that using mass timber products in the...

Taranakipine, manufacturers of Woodspan PLT and other members of the Wood Processors and Manufacturers Association (WPMA) have now released an Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) for NZ Radiata pine including Laminated timber.An EPD is an independently verified and registered document that communicates transparent and comparable data...

Mass timber is a category of framing styles typically characterised by the use of large format, engineered (generally) timber panels for wall, floor and roof constructionThe growing awareness worldwide of the benefits that mass timber construction brings; especially around its positive contribution to combating climate...