Events from September 26, 2020
From September 26, 2020 10:00 am until September 26, 2020 12:30 pmTopic 1: Timber as Construction Material – Perception and Challenges Tropical hardwood timber was very popular during pre-independence period. It was popular not only in housing but also in the construction of castles and other public structures such as schools and government office buildings. Topic 2: Development of Malaysia Standard (MS) for Timber Structures Malaysian Standard MS 544 is categorised as a Code of practice for Structural Use of Timber. This code provides guidance on the structural use of timber for construction industry. It gives recommendations for the structural use of the Malaysian hardwood and softwood timber species such as solid timber, glued laminated timber and timber panel product which are in the group of engineered timber.