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New WoodSolutions InFocus Videos

Guest blog by: News Team20 Jul 2020

WoodSolutions launches : InFocus - a new video series offering insights into the forest and wood products industry

Build or rebuild with timber in a BAL-rated location? Yes, free information is available.

Guest blog by: News Team20 Feb 2020

Forest and Wood Product Australia Limited (FWPA), the industry body that resources WoodSolutions, has updated resources to help re-build resilient homes in bushfire-prone areas. A program of workshops and further informational resources will be rolled out over the coming months in fire affected communities.

Women in Construction at Sydney Build Expo 2020 - free rego

Guest blog by: News Team20 Feb 2020

Sydney Build, is set to host its largest Women in Construction Summit ever, with an impressive line-up of female ambassadors and industry professionals at the International Convention Centre in March.

New Design Guide: Mid-rise Timber Building Structural Engineering

Guest blog by: News Team11 Dec 2019

The new design guide has been written to  provide structural engineers with the information they require to confidently design a mid-rise timber building.

Timber Framing - The Ultimate Renewable™

Guest blog by: News Team02 Dec 2019

They call timber the ultimate renewable framing material, but its environmental advantages are just the beginning of the story. Click through.... 

2019 Australian Timber Design Awards

Guest blog by: News Team23 Oct 2019

The Seed House by fitzpatrick + partners headed an impressive list of winners at the 2019 awards

The Ultimate Renewable™ launched to reposition forestry

Guest blog by: News Team16 May 2019

Forest and Wood Products Australia (FWPA), the industry body that resources WoodSolutions, is preparing to launch The Ultimate Renewable™, a new brand that offers a universal, positive communications message for the forest and wood products sector to promote.

New report: Unintended consequences of mandatory height controls excludes timber

Guest blog by: News Team06 May 2019

A new report has found that mandatory height controls in the Victorian planning system have unintentionally penalised cost-effficient, environmentally friendly timber building systems, favouring the use of expensive, energy-intensive concrete and steel alternatives.

12 reasons why more Australian home designers, builders and owners choose timber framing

Guest blog by: News Team22 Mar 2019

There are many advantages that choosing timber framing brings to a project, from a single home to mid-rise apartments - this article explores 12 and links to a page with more information.

2019 changes to the National Construction Code (NCC)

Guest blog by: News Team22 Mar 2019

Changes to the 2019 National Construction Code Volume One (NCC) increase the range of buildings, up to an effective height of 25m, in which fire-protected timber construction systems can be used.

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