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Wood Construction

  • Sawmilling
  • April 28, 2015 10:06

Setra reports lower profit on uncertain market situation

Swedish wood products company Setra reports an operating profit of SEK 24 million or EUR 2,5 million for the first quarter of 2015 (Compared with SEK 67 million or EUR 7,1 million for the first quarter of 2014)... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • April 27, 2015 12:02

Moelven's profit drops due to price adjustments

Norwegian sawmilling company Moelven posted a NOK 22 million (EUR 2,6 million) profit on the company's operations during the first quarter. Thus Moelven's profit was down 31% as compared to the same quarter of 2014. Acting CEO Morten Kristiansen says that the decline in profit is mainly due to the accounts being charged with price adjustments on inventories in the Wood and Timber divisions, which operate sawmills and planing mills (mechanical wood) in Norway and Sweden...... [more...]

Sawmilling
  • Sawmilling
  • April 23, 2015 18:47

International Wood Construction Forum (FBC): a brilliant 5th edition!

1,090 participants, 110 exhibitors, a hundred lecturers, several simultaneous exhibitions pertaining to wood, 600 full pages of Acts given to participants upon arrival, a new and well-­‐adapted setting easily accessible for those arriving from abroad (Belgium, Luxembourg, Germany, Switzerland), a wooden arch erected upon the square, idyllic weather… a convivial atmosphere at Nancy!... [more...]

Wood Construction
  • Wood Construction
  • April 22, 2015 14:53

Production in construction down by 1.8% in euro area

In February 2015 compared with January 2015, seasonally adjusted production in the construction sector fell by 1.8% in the euro area (EA19) and by 1.2% in the EU28 , according to first estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In January 2015, production in construction grew by 1.6% and 0.6% respectively. ... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • April 21, 2015 15:12

Dubai WoodShow 2015: Global players ready to expand in UAE

The Dubai International Wood & Wood Machinery Show (Dubai Woodshow 2015) ended amidst fierce competition among German, Italian, Spanish and Chinese machinery suppliers during the three day show. Key exhibitors at the Dubai Woodshow 2015 said they received many visitors interested in their latest manufacturing machineries...... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • April 21, 2015 07:39

Silent Timber Build seminar in Stockholm

Acoustic calculation tools for timber structures are of major importance for the timber industry in order to overcome any uncertainties regarding prediction of their performance. Welcome to an exciting seminar arranged by the European project Silent Timber Build in cooperation with Swedish Wood and the Swedish Wood Building Council.... [more...]

Forestry
  • Forestry
  • April 20, 2015 16:04

Get ready for gardening works; visit "Nature Expo 2015" in Latvia!

The international agriculture, horticulture and forestry fair "Nature Expo 2015" dedicated to both professionals and general audience is to take place at Kipsala International Exhibition Centre from 24‒26 April. The fair will offer everything you need for springtime gardening, field and forest works ‒ seeds, plants, technologies, equipment, machinery and more!... [more...]

  • Wood Construction
  • April 17, 2015 09:14

US housing starts rise in March, but less than expected

US housing starts rose 2 per cent from a month earlier to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 926,000 in March... [more...]

Panels
  • Panels
  • April 16, 2015 09:15

Leuco at LIGNA: Tool innovations and innovative application solutions

At this year's LIGNA from 11 to 15th of May, the tool manufacturer LEUCO will focus on all-round tool innovations and innovative application solutions. The question is: How can users improve the processing quality with tools? How can throughput be increased and resources be saved? Which work steps can be used to achieve specific results in a smart way? ... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • April 15, 2015 11:23

Germany: Prices for wood products largely stable in February

German producer prices for wood products have remained largely stable in February 2015, though with a slight downward trend. Many products are cheaper over January by between 0% and 1%. Only the price of pellets, raw particleboards and HDF panels has declined by more than 1 percent. Prices increases could be noticed in boards (width over 16 cm), wood chips and beech blocks... [more...]

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