Is Mass Timber the Next Big Thing in Cheaper, Greener Construction?

Mass timber is an umbrella category of materials made by binding layers of wood together to create larger, stronger elements like panels and beams. Proponents say it's faster and easier to build with than concrete and steel, and less carbon-intensive to boot.

Analysts expect the mass timber market to rapidly expand in the years ahead and across the country, with existing mass-timber plants being expanded and new ones are in the works, from B.C. and Alberta to Ontario and Nova Scotia. Read the full article in CBC here.

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