In the fall of 2014 when Andrew Siegmund first witnessed steep-slope logging technology, it wasn’t exactly love at first sight. Siegmund said Weyerhaeuser arranged for a New Zealand outfit to travel to Oregon and demonstrate the steep-slope timber harvesting it had developed. “You know, I was intrigued, but I was cautiously skeptical,” said Siegmund, owner […]
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Engineers at the Clemson university wind load test facility use a cannon and wind tunnel to mimic major hurricane force winds and how well different materials withstand impacts from debris. “We want to understand how we can make them more resilient and make them more predictable so we can mitigate damages”, says Graduate Research Assistant […]
Find out how Wood-Mizer sawmills were used in the making of the Ark Encounter in Kentucky, USA. Meet the Wood-Mizer team at booth #126 in the Exhibit Hall.
The production of cross-laminated timber, or CLT, has the potential to create significant job growth in the Pacific Northwest, according to a study published in July 2017 by Oregon BEST, a Portland-based nonprofit. CLT is made of layers of glued 2-inch-thick dimensional wood crossing over each other at a 90 degree angle, creating a strong […]
Community Cancer Fund, Kootenai Health, and Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Inland Northwest are collaborating to develop and operate lodging for adult and pediatric patients receiving medical treatment at Kootenai Health, says Jerid Keefer, Community Cancer Fund’s executive director. To be called the Kootenai Health Hospitality Center, the facility will provide low-cost accommodations for […]