Canada

Canadian Timberlands Safety Partnership Pays Off

in Canada

It may take years to achieve, but a stretch goal can make the difference between getting a little better or a lot better. That’s certainly the case for Weyerhaeuser’s Canadian Timberlands. The organization has experienced a major change in contractor safety performance over the years. “Years ago, we used to shake our heads in disbelief […]

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Construction of the Wood Innovation and Design Centre

in Canada, Trus Joist

The University of Northern British Columbia is home to the new Wood Innovation and Design Centre. Check out the construction timelapse below: The six-story wood-framed building is the tallest of its kind in Canada, and includes Trus Joist® Parallam® PSL as critical load-transfer beams above the lobby, and will showcase innovative uses of wood. Educational […]

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Habitat for Humanity Builds Demonstrate Community Investment

in Canada, Trus Joist

Pictured above are Weyerhaeuser Making Waves Volunteers: (back row) Andrew Rauch-partner family volunteer, Tony Ramm, Bill Mann, Ian Feldsted, Jennifer Valliere, Doug Stangier, and Mitch Webber. (Front Row) Brad Farguhar, Lana Bru, Jennifer Armstrong, Judy Paynter-Habitat for Humanity volunteer, and Jen Rauch and Melissa Bradley-partner family volunteers. ___________________________ It took four years, thousands of volunteer […]

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Meeting Six-Storey Challenges with TimberStrand® LSL

in Canada, Distribution, Trus Joist

The Toronto Wood Solutions Fair recently gathered 800 attendees to learn about wood products and their use in construction. Presenters discussed innovative topics including a presentation by Weyerhaeuser engineer Steve McManus on “Meeting Six-Storey Challenges with TimberStrand® LSL.” (See the PowerPoint presentation in the window below). An all-wood structural frame in six-storey construction is not […]

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