Wood Construction

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  • December 19, 2014 10:09

    GreenStep Asia Awards return to DOMOTEX asia/CHINAFLOOR for 2015

    GreenStep Asia Awards, a joint venture with Floor Covering Weekly (FCW), returns in 2015 to the largest International floor covering show in Asia Pacific for a 2nd edition to honor individuals and organizations working to advance sustainability in floor covering through products and processes... [more...]

  • December 18, 2014 15:38

    Martinsons closes major agreement for multi storey CLT Houses in Stockholm

    Martinsons has signed a 5-year collaboration agreement for building of apartments with Folkhem Trä, Stockholm, a company formed by Folkhem and Rikshem. The agreement could give an order value over 100 Million Euro for the North Swedish company Martinsons... [more...]

  • December 17, 2014 11:05

    Hundegger changes its legal form

    The German manufacturer of joinery and other woodworking machines, Hundegger, Hawangen has changed its legal form... [more...]

  • December 17, 2014 07:58

    US residential construction figures fall in November

    US housing starts in November were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate (SAAR) of 1,028,000, a drop of 1.6% from the upwardly revised October estimate of 1,045,000 and 7.0% below the November 2013 rate of 1,105,000... [more...]

  • December 11, 2014 16:21

    DOMOTEX asia/CHINAFLOOR aims to increase value and exposure for visitors and exhibitors

    The space at the 17th edition of DOMOTEX asia/CHINAFLOOR is filling up fast! 88% of exhibition space is already booked three months prior to the show. Show organizers are serious about creating opportunities for both exhibitors and visitors to connect at the Shanghai show where new and innovative products are introduced to the world each year. Two programs created to maximize the value of the show are the Hosted Buyer Program and the InnovAction Flooring Campaign... [more...]

  • December 11, 2014 07:46

    New fire norms in China to pave the way for more wood construction

    China has approved in September a new fire norm that paves the way for more wood construction in the country. The new norms address to single-family homes, multi-unit buildings as well for LVL (laminated veneer lumber) construction... [more...]

  • December 10, 2014 09:13

    Georgia-Pacific to expand LVL production capacity

    Georgia-Pacific will invest approximately US$6 million at its Thorsby, Alabama, engineered lumber operations to expand production capacity of laminated veneer lumber (LVL). Improvements include... [more...]

  • December 03, 2014 14:42

    Japan: Full scale experiment of CLT buildings

    Japan CLT (cross laminated timber) Association will do a full scale experiment of five and three stories CLT buildings in February of 2015 at E Defense (Hyogo Earthquake Engineering Research Center) with working group of vibration platform test supported by the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport... [more...]

  • December 01, 2014 08:14

    European legal judgement sets precedent for CE-Marking

    A recent judgement by the European Court of Justice (ECJ) has dealt a blow to Germany’s continuing insistence on application of national standards for construction products, including flooring, in breach of EU rules for free flow of goods throughout the continent... [more...]

  • December 01, 2014 00:11

    U.S.: Building Permits up 1.2% in October 2014

    The U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development jointly announced the following new residential construction statistics for October 2014: [more...]