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Terminus Building_credit Design Build Services

January 5, 2022News

Structurlam, along with Design Build Services and Aspect Structural Engineers, are celebrating the completion of the new Terminus at District 56 commercial building , now open in Langford, B.C. Located on Vancouver Island, the building site of Terminus is one of the highest seismic regions of North America. The five-story mass timber post-and-beam Terminus building …

December 9, 2021News

In 1990, Blaine Peterson began working on Structurlam’s plant floor. Thirty-one years later, he is the company’s industrial region manager for its matting division, which provides lightweight, durable and innovative ground protection solutions for the oil and gas, power transmission and heavy-civil construction markets. Structurlam is the first producer in North America to introduce CrossLam® …

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UBC Brock Commons - Tallwood House_15

October 14, 2021News

National Forest Products Week is celebrated during the third week of October each year as a time to recognize the many products that come from our forests, the people who work in and manage forests, and the businesses that produce these products. As the leading North American manufacturer of innovative mass timber solutions for the …

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5DIV_2017_10_03_6947

July 30, 2021News

There is a lot to be said for being single-minded. At the individual level, for example, we know that multitasking doesn’t work and, that to truly excel and create high-quality work, you need to eliminate distractions and focus on a single task. This is the same in business. Companies that stick to this principle—focusing on …

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MICHELLE-KAM-BIRON

July 6, 2021News

We were thrilled to learn that Structurlam Mass Timber Specialist Michelle Kam-Biron has been honoured by the Structural Engineers Association of California (SEAOC), both for her contributions to the Association and for her dedication to advancing the use of wood in the structural engineering profession. SEAOC has nominated Michelle to be inducted into its College …

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July 1, 2021News

The pandemic triggered a drastic shift in how we work, with more than one-quarter of Canadian workers (28.6%) still working remotely as of December 2020. In the US, 57% of teams across the country were working remotely around the same time, including 41% of employees working remotely full-time and 16% working remotely part of the time through a hybrid …

January 6, 2021News

We are experiencing a building revolution. With rapidly evolving priorities for what a building should provide its occupants, manufacturers, developers, engineers and architects are looking for ways to efficiently provide people with consciously constructed, beautiful spaces, without experiencing increased costs. One practice that has emerged as beneficial to every level of the building process is …

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carbon12-6

November 16, 2020News

Throughout the pandemic, health and safety have emerged as top-priority concerns across many sectors. In the construction industry, we have remained flexible – however, there is a possibility we will need to re-evaluate how we manufacture, engineer, and build future structures to address these concerns, not only in the coming months, but in the years …

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Structurlam Plant Wall Side - 2012

May 6, 2020News

In April 2020, we launched our comprehensive U.S. Mass Timber Technical Guide. This is the first guide of its kind from a North American manufacturer – designed for architects, engineers, developers, and general contractors with interests in mass timber construction. As part of our launch, we hosted a series of webinars to provide an overview …

March 27, 2020News

Amid these uncertain times, we hope that you and your families are safe and healthy. Despite this unprecedented event, we want to ensure that Structurlam is able to create safe workplaces so that we can continue to operate as a North American leader in mass timber building products. With consideration for the COVID-19 outbreak and …

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