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CLT rises to the challenge

April 02, 2020

By Alasdair MacKerron

Challenging times call for innovative ideas – and cross-laminated timber is one of those inventions that can accelerate construction, enhance safety and deliver faster returns, says Stantec engineer Alasdair MacKerron.

“At a time when the construction industry has a laser-focus on safety and is looking to reduce the time workers spend on site, cross-laminated timber is a serious solution,” says MacKerron, principal and structural section manager for Stantec.

While this renewable resource, dubbed CLT, has been hailed as a sustainability superstar for its low carbon footprint, it also makes for quicker and more cost-effective construction, MacKerron explains.

Read full article in Property Australia.

  • Alasdair MacKerron

    Alasdair is a social infrastructure sector leader experienced in managing complex multidiscipline projects. He employs his conceptual design and communication skills to promote quality structural design to complement architectural intent.

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