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Indonesia’s Sampoerna Kayoe collaborates with ATPIKA

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In 2020, Indonesia’s Sampoerna Kayoe plans to collaborate with Akademi Teknik Pendidikan Industri Kayu (ATPIKA) and many other educational entities to introduce Sampoerna Kayoe’s innovative and sustainable product. Sampoerna Kayoe is a leading timber processing company in Indonesia while ATPIKA is a top academy located in Semarang …

UK's largest forestry and sawmilling business acquired by private equity firm

BSW Group, UK, largest, sawmilling, forestry, business, acquisition, Endless LLP

BSW Group, the UK’s largest forestry and sawmilling business, has been acquired by private equity firm Endless LLP as part of a multi-level growth plan for the company. Founded in 1848 the BSW Group employs over 1,200 people and turns over £350m annually. It is the largest sawmilling business in the UK with capacity to produce over …

Editor’s pickMicrosoft’s upgraded Silicon Valley campus will be North American’s largest timber project

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At over 644,000 square feet, CLT’s potential as a building material for expansive horizontal structures will be demonstrated at the Microsoft Silicon Valley, as part of a larger renovation of the Moutain View campus. WRNS Studio from San Francisco will be designing North America’s largest CLT building in floor area. The building …

Editor’s pickKaterra CLT passes testing for first project use, first panels to ship soon

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Katerra’s goal is to develop world-class advanced building materials and systems, while making them both more widely available and higher quality than ever before. As an integrated, end-to-end building services provider, Katerra is one of the few companies working with CLT comprehensively, spanning R&D, design, sourcing, codes and …

Editor’s pickChina now boasts the largest man-made forest in the world

China, largest, man-made forest

Image credited to Markus Spiske China has recently confirmed that it has successfully planted and nurtured a man-made forest so big, it is about the size of France. But what makes this even more fascinating is that China managed this feat in a place considered one of the most isolated, barren and desolate on the planet – the Qinghai Tibet …

World’s tallest timber tower reached structural completion using sustainable PEFC wood

Lendlease tallest, largest engineered timber office building, Brisbane, PEFC-certified, EPD

INTERNTIONAL property and infrastructure group Lendlease has completed the structure of the world’s tallest and largest engineered timber office building. It is located on the $2.9 billion renewal development site at Brisbane showgrounds in Bowen Hills. The nine-storey building is made up of 3097 individual timber elements, including 33 …

Australia's largest cross laminated timber project well under way

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The first shipment of cross laminated timber - alomst 3,000 m3 of CLT - will arrive in 78 shipping containers from Austria to build what will become Australia's largest tall timber building at Cambelltown, The Gardens. The Gardens is the largest affordable housing project to be delivered without any government funding. It will be the largest CLT …

Editor’s pickWorld’s largest freestanding timber frame built with modern woodworking technologies

Noah's Ark, world's largest timber frame, wood-mizer, hundegger

Spanning 155 metres long, 26 metres wide, and 28 metres high, a life-size Noah’s Ark replica is nearing completion in Kentucky. The mammoth Ark Encounter project is being recognised as the world’s largest freestanding timber frame structure, with a total of 7,300m3 of timber used in its construction. A football field and a half long, …