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December 1, 2017News

By Erica Spiritos In these moments, we are reminded of why we do what we do. The exhilaration kicks in and the stress of a seemingly impossible schedule in which to deliver a fully designed and detailed, precisely-fabricated structure fades into blurry memory. The final CrossLam™ CLT panel lands in its proper place and all …

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Structurlam

November 14, 2017News

The use of Cross Laminated Timber (CLT) in building manufacturing is becoming an increasingly popular option among architects and contractors looking for holistic methods of building. While significantly lighter, CrossLam CLT is so strong that it can be used in place of concrete or steel. Beyond this, CrossLam CLT is renowned for its environmental benefits. …

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Carbon12 IKEA

October 24, 2017News

By Erica Spiritos- Mass Timber Specialist at Structurlam If you attended the Mass Timber Conference in Portland this past spring, you may have heard me compare the construction of a building to the construction of a rocket. Here is a story I think we can learn from: When Elon Musk decided to embark on a mission …

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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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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elevator core inside copy

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 …