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  • Journal of SA Institution of Civil Engineering. Photo by CLT

Fire tests of SA cross-laminated timber wall panels

April 13th, 2021|

A recent study published in the Journal of the South African Institution of Civil Engineering looks at, amongst others, fire ratings, charring rates and delamination in cross-laminated timber wall panels. […]

  • The walls are composed of a lateral rhythm of rammed earth columns on one side, and wooden walls and doors on the other, dividing the volumes that house the bathrooms and dressing rooms. Photo by Alvaro Moragrega

Seeking balance with timber

April 9th, 2021|

Alvaro Moragrega, a renowned Guadalajara-based architect, is proud to unveil Casa L&J, a residential project adjacent to a golf course in Zapopan, Mexico. […]

  • Most of the European hardwood plywood importers interviewed in March 2021 reported that they were making money. Photo by Wikimedia

Plywood margins good, but supply a struggle

April 7th, 2021|

First published by the Tropical Timber Market Report (ITTO) According to the Tropical Timber Market Report (ITTO) most of the European hardwood plywood importers interviewed in March 2021 reported that they were making money. [...]

  • Tema Port in Ghana reported an almost 6% increase in cargo and container traffic. Photo by International Finance Corporation

Ghana’s port reports increase in cargo

April 6th, 2021|

According to the Tropical Timber Market Report the Tema Port in Ghana reported an almost 6% increase in cargo and container traffic target despite disruptions to global trade by the pandemic and disruption of domestic [...]

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