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Glulam Connections Fire Test Report Now Available

WASHINGTON – A new fire test report on the fire resistance rating of glulam beam to column connections in Type IV construction is available. The findings, offered by reThink Wood, support mass timber as a safe solution that meets, and in some cases exceeds, stringent fire safety standards for U.S. building...

CLT manufacturer first in U.S. to pass fire safety requirements

D.R. Johnson Wood Innovations, the nation’s first certified U.S. manufacturer of Cross-Laminated Timber, has become the first North American CLT manufacturer to achieve significant fire safety requirements under tests designed to gauge flame spread and fire resistance.  No other manufacturer of CLT has been certified under the new APA/ANSI manufacturing standard...

Mass Timber Conference set for March 22-24 in Portland

If you are interested in cross-laminated timber (CLT) construction and other mass timber techniques, the Mass Timber Conference will be held March 22–24, 2016 in Portland, Oregon. The conference will explore current opportunities and obstacles for cross-laminated timber, nail-laminated timber, glulam panels, laminated veneer lumber, and other mass timber construction in...

Working with Cross Laminated Timber focus of two-day webcast

If you are looking to learn more about working with Cross Laminated Timber, a live webcast CLT symposium will be held June 21-22. WoodWorks’ partners – Wood WORKS!, the Canadian Wood Council and FPInnovations –  will present the two-day webcast, that will feature 17 presentations by experts from Austria, Italy, the...