West Linn, Ore., Dec. 28, 2018 – Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue has appointed six members to serve on the Softwood Lumber Board (SLB), Members will serve a three-year term of office beginning Jan. 1, 2019. New members include J.D.
Softwood Lumber Board Completes Leadership Transition The Softwood Lumber Board is pleased to announce that it has completed its leadership succession plan.
Washington, D.C. – December 19, 2018. Per preliminary voting results released by the International Code Council (ICC) today, all 14 tall mass timber code change proposals have been approved, clearing the way for their inclusion in the 2021
Washington, D.C. – December 18, 2018. The Softwood Lumber Board is pleased to announce that it has completed its leadership succession plan. This was an important undertaking as the Board entered its second term following the successful revote
Mass Timber on Verge of Historic Code Breakthroughs The proposals will now be subjected to an online government consensus vote, with final results due in mid-December. If approved, the proposals will allow for three new mass
Building Trends: Mass Timber Turning Mass Timber Interest into Projects Mass timber is no longer just a novel concept used elsewhere in the world. Curiosity is turning into expertise, and structures are being built. As of September 2018, 439
On Wednesday, Oct. 24, all 14 proposals from the Ad Hoc Committee on Tall Wood Buildings were approved by large margins at the International Code Council (ICC) public comment hearings in Richmond, Va. The Softwood Lumber Board (SLB) commends
SLB Funded Program Review Following the industry’s supermajority mandate for the Softwood Lumber Board and direction from the SLB’s Board of Directors, in August the SLB staff launched a funded-program review in order to refine,
The SLB's quarterly report discusses possibilities in the export market, funded program accomplishments, MIT research on the benefits of wood, and more. Click here to view a PDF of the
The Softwood Lumber Board (SLB) and Forestry Innovation Investment (FII) partnered with Waugh Thistleton Architects to commission the recently released book 100 Projects UK CLT to showcase what is possible when building with cross laminated timber