Tag Archives | Applied Studies

Trades and Tech Centre opens doors on March 2 — come on in and try a trade!

From big machines, to 3d printing, to CNC routers, to robotics arms, the Trades and Technology Centre has a lot to show. Bring the family, tour the facilities, and learn about trades training in Chilliwack. The following activities will run in various shops: Heavy equipment simulator Drag race reaction timer:  test your reaction time in […]

UFV changing the future of China’s wood-frame industry

The softwood lumber industry is a significant contributor to the B.C. economy. In 2013 alone, B.C. softwood lumber exports topped $5.3 billion. Rapidly catching up to the United States, China is the second-largest importer of this natural resource. Wood-frame construction is becoming more popular in China. Formally referred to as platform-frame construction, this form of construction heavily […]