Element5 Plans Second CLT Plant

Tembec founder Frank Dottori appears to be fronting the establishment of Ontario’s first cross-laminated timber (CLT) plant in St. Thomas, Ontario. The Ontario government announced a contribution of close to $5 million for the $32 million facility. The plant will be...

Forest Service Chief Applauds Momentum Of Mass Timber Market

USDA Forest Service Chief Vicki Christiansen joined with staff of the University of Idaho to break ground on a one-of-a-kind engineered wood arena. The 62,000-square-foot, 4,200-capacity facility will highlight Idaho’s wood products industry and will provide a unique...

Kalesnikoff Plans Mass Timber Plant

Kalesnikoff Lumber Co. announced it intends to build North America’s most advanced, fully integrated, multi-species mass timber manufacturing facility in South Slocan, BC, which will create 50 jobs. Kalesnikoff’s $35 million mass timber investment will encompass...

MSU Building Using CLT, Glulam Products

The Michigan State University STEM Teaching and Learning Facility will be the first in Michigan to use mass timber wood products, rather than concrete and/or steel, for its load-bearing structure. The $100 million facility will be constructed of glue-laminated wooden...

Milwaukee OKs Tallest Mass Timber Structure

The Milwaukee, Wisconsin city planning commission recently approved rezoning for a project many believe will be the tallest mass timber structure in the U.S., though the project must still be approved by a neighborhood zoning committee. Called the Ascent residential...