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Woodspan PLT System Achieves FRR 60/60/60 Fire Resistance RatingWoodspan is pleased to announce that the mass timber manufacturer has completed fire testing of its Woodspan PLT floor system to test method AS 1530.4:2014.In conjunction with consultancy by structural fire expert Dr Andy Buchanan (PTL...

WPMA and NZ Wood are delighted to advise this years’ winner & highly commended for the “Interior Design Award” Sponsored by Woodspan PLT Panels are:Winner - “National Library Auditorium, Wellington” by Warren & Mahoney;https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qQUO0puA9xAHighly Commended – “Lara Lane” by Box Build Ltd;https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9bKX4OzzBpgTo view all of...

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...