Transforming the timber construction
industry in Australia

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The Future Timber Hub, funded by the Australian Research Council, is Australia's leading timber research collaboration bringing together experts from industry, government, and academia who are committed to the future development of tall timber buildings in the Pacific region. The Hub is an interdisciplinary partnership between the University of Queensland, the Queensland State Government Department of Agriculture and Fisheries, Arup, Hyne Timber, Lendlease, the Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES), Scion NZ, Griffith University, the University of British Columbia and the University of Canterbury.


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News Item
1 month 3 days ago

Is wood the new concrete?

Professor Keith Crews, from The University of Queensland, who is Director of the Centre for Future Timber Structures has been featured in this recent article about how companies that are looking for ways to reduce carbon emissions are turning to mass timber as a climate and building solution.

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1 month 6 days ago

Impact of the Hub's Research into continuous drying on timber

In the news, recently, Hyne Timber has been celebrating the commencement in operations of their much anticipated new Continuous Drying Kiln (CDK) which was marked in an official ribbon cutting event held on the 8 October.  

Did you know that the research from the ARC Future Timber Hub project "Impact of continuous drying on key production and performance criteria of engineered wood structural elements" has contributed greatly to this success story? Hyne Timber's CEO, Jon Kleinschmidt, explains this invaluable support.