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Technology taking timber taller

Wednesday, 23 August 2017, 9:58 am | Innovatek

Business as usual in the construction industry is getting something of a shakeup, as emerging trends in materials, technology and construction systems come together to create a whole new paradigm – specifically around timber. More >>

Award-winning speakers for commercial building conference

Monday, 7 August 2017, 3:32 pm | Innovatek

A national engineered wood design conference running in September in Rotorua features a strong line up of international building specialists. Adam Strong of Strongbuild Commercial in Sydney, Australia is one of the keynote speakers. His company just ... More >>

Leading Design Professionals Recognise Wood Solutions

Tuesday, 1 August 2017, 10:24 am | Innovatek

1 August 2017 - Across a range of professional disciplines more architects, designers and project managers are finding that engineered wood is now rapidly becoming the leading choice for solutions to meet demands of both building codes and building ... More >>

Architect: We should be building out of sunshine

Monday, 17 July 2017, 4:35 pm | Innovatek

Architect: We should be building out of sunshine “Imagine a building made of sky”, says Bruce King, a Californian architect and author of a new book entitled “The New Carbon Architecture”, due to be released soon. And we are already. Australia’s ... More >>

Industry leaders capturing timber's commercial advantages

Friday, 7 July 2017, 3:18 pm | Innovatek

Australian companies are moving ahead of their New Zealand counterparts in commercial building. Wood is one of the key factors in the advantages they have gained. There is now a strong trend for new commercial buildings being built in timber. Engineered ... More >>

Industry Challenged by new forest technology

Thursday, 21 January 2016, 10:47 am | Innovatek

The tables are being turned on foresters and logging contractors in British Columbia. Disruptive technology from New Zealand is set to create a whole new way of logging in B.C.’s forests. When meeting challenges to safely harvest NZ’s steep sloped ... More >>

Bad to best: all because of steep slope innovations

Wednesday, 23 December 2015, 1:12 pm | Innovatek

New Zealand forestry has gone from a bad performer to being one of the best, and John Stulen says this is because of the new innovations in steep slope harvesting. More >>

 

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