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August 23, 2017News

OTTAWA, Aug. 23, 2017 — The Sustainable Forestry Initiative Inc. (SFI) announced today that Structurlam is the first Canadian manufacturer of cross-laminated timber (CLT) to be certified to the SFI 2015‑2019 Chain-of-Custody Standard. Structurlam blends the expertise of wood science with the ingenuity of European fabrication to produce mass timber products including CLT, the next-generation of engineered wood products. Structurlam has …

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June 12, 2017Uncategorized

A building material with a long-standing history in construction, mass timber is recognized as being a durable and sustainable building option. Most commonly known as cross-laminated timber, or CLT, structures using mass timber have made their mark on projects around the globe, from London to Vancouver. Its popularity comes from the material being as durable …

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April 11, 2017News

Structurlam was recently featured in Business in Vancouver. See the full article below. Timber tech takes wood buildings to new heights Dimensional lumber glued into large blocks replaces steel and concrete in projects An often-heard criticism in B.C., where dozens of sawmills have closed in recent years, is that the province should be doing more …

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March 12, 2017News

Structurlam is pleased to announce that the mass timber manufacturer has received accreditation from Intertek Testing Services, certifying that the CrossLam® cross laminated timber (CLT) product has qualified under ASTM E119-16a and CAN/ULC S101 Standard Test Methods for Fire Tests of Building Construction and Materials. The product achieved a fire resistance rating of 150 minutes …

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Structurlam

February 8, 2017News

Despite freezing Canadian temperatures and blowing winds, work on a unique project involving Structurlam’s Cross Laminated Timber (CLT) CrossLam panels carries on in Southern Manitoba. Working outside in -36 degrees, the team from Design Built worked to assembling the Lot 5 Modern Farmhouse. The project is being constructed with 100% Structurlam CrossLam, built on a …

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Structurlam BNN

October 30, 2016News

The University of British Columbia’s Brock Commons is a structure that has challenged the conventional construction landscape. Standing at 18-storeys, UBC’s newest student residence was named the world’s tallest timber tower in 2016. Structurlam supplied the building’s primary structural components: cross laminated timber (CLT) panels and glue laminated timber (glulam) pillars. Recently, Structurlam President, Bill …

UBC Brock Commons
UBC Brock Commons

August 14, 2016News

In 2016, UBC Brock Commons demonstrated the future of construction, challenging traditional building materials such as steel and concrete. The landmark building on the University of British Columbia’s Vancouver Campus reached structural completion in record time; the structure was topped off on August 12, 2016, when the final CrossLam® CLT panel was placed. The significance …

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June 8, 2016News

There is a lot of excitement around the Brock Commons Building at UBC (aka the World’s tallest mass timber building). For the last month, Structurlam has been busy manufacturing the building’s key components — engineered wood panels and pillars. This week, contractors began trucking those components to Vancouver for final assembly in a just-in-time process to …