Wood Construction

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  • August 01, 2014 06:56

    EU construction market forecast to grow 1.8%

    According to the latest half-yearly report issued in June 2014 by the Euroconstruct research agency, aggregated construction output for the EU countries fell by 2.7% in real terms in 2013 to the lowest level in 20 years (at constant prices). However... [more...]

  • July 30, 2014 07:29

    US: Imports of plywood from China recover in April

    Hardwood plywood imports increased by 13% to 249,906 cubic metres in April, however, year-to-date imports were 5% lower than in April 2013. Imports from China recovered from a steep drop in March. April imports of hardwood plywood from China grew by 39%... [more...]

  • July 29, 2014 07:36

    EGGER expands production capacity in Germany

    This month the EGGER Group has inaugurated a new lamination line at its German plant in Gifhorn, Lower Saxony. EGGER has invested approximately 15 million Euro in the expansion and has thus increased production capacity by... [more...]

  • July 28, 2014 13:16

    Germany: Construction industry reports increased orders and turnover

    In the first five months of 2014, orders in the German construction industry rose by 4.9% in real terms compared with the same period last year. Total revenue in the construction industry from January through May 2014 was around 22.1 billion euros, an increase of... [more...]

  • July 28, 2014 12:01

    Steico begins construction of its new LVL plant in Poland

    On July 16, 2014, the component manufacturer Steico has laid the foundation stone for the new Czarna Woda LVL plant near Danzig, Poland. The new production line will be built in a new 20,000 square meter hall and it is designed in the first stage to produce about 80,000 cubic meters per year... [more...]

  • July 28, 2014 07:49

    North American construction at a high pace in April

    Housing starts in US surpassed 1 million in April at a seasonally adjusted annual rate, according to US Census Bureau data. This is an increase of 13% from March. The increase was entirely in multi-family housing construction, while single-family starts remained steady from the previous month... [more...]

  • July 18, 2014 23:42

    U.S.: Building Permits up 2,7%

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

  • July 18, 2014 23:20

    In May 2014, production in construction down by 1.5 % in euro area

    In May 2014 compared with April 201 4 , seasonally adjusted production in t he construction sector fell by 1.5% in the euro area (EA18) and by 1.6% in the EU28, according to first estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union... [more...]

  • July 17, 2014 15:02

    U.S.: Housing starts and building permits decline in June

    U.S. housing starts and building permits surprisingly fell in June, giving a bad signal to the overall housing recovery... [more...]

  • July 17, 2014 12:05

    Premiere: LIGNA to feature new Wood Industry Summit

    LIGNA –the leading trade fair for the forestry and wood industries – next runs from 11 to 15 May 2015, and wants to take its commitment as the international shop window for the wood industry to the next level with an exciting new offering: the Wood Industry Summit. Organized by Deutsche Messe in partnership with the German Forestry Council (KWF), the all-new Wood Industry Summit will comprise an exhibition area, a matchmaking platform and a forum, making it a powerful hub for international lead generation and dialogue. It will be staged on about 800 square meters (2,000 sq. ft.) of display area in Hall 13... [more...]