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Wood Construction

  • Wood Construction
  • March 05, 2015 15:35

Raute to supply Stora Enso's new LVL line

Raute has received an order worth EUR 30 million for the machinery and equipment of a Laminated Veneer Lumber (LVL) production line from Stora Enso Wood Products Oy... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • March 05, 2015 11:12

Södra aims to be a complete wood supplier for projects in Europe

The Swedish timber company Södra aims to become in the future a complete supplier of wood products on a project basis. On April 1, Södra will therefore open a project department in Karlstad, Sweden. The target group of the new department are architects... [more...]

  • Wood Construction
  • March 05, 2015 07:35

Largest CLT building starts construction in UK

Construction of a 121-unit residential block has started construction in Hackney, north-east London. When completed will be the largest cross laminated timber (CLT) in the world... [more...]

  • Wood Construction
  • March 04, 2015 07:48

Metsä to reduce production at Kerto LVL mills

Metsä Wood, the wood products business area of Metsä Group, will initiate statutory labour negotiations at its Kerto LVL mills in Punkaharju and Lohja in order to adjust production in response to decreased demand in main markets... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • March 02, 2015 12:26

Austria: Softwood lumber more expensive in January

In January, prices of softwood lumber in Austria have increased for almost all assortments as compared to December. However, if compared to January 2014, there are some mixed results... [more...]

  • Wood Construction
  • February 28, 2015 00:38

U.S.: Building Permits up 8.1% in January 2015

The U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development jointly announced the following new residential construction statistics for January 2015:... [more...]

  • Wood Construction
  • February 28, 2015 00:31

Euro area construction down by 0.8% in December 2014

In December 2014 compared with November 2014, seasonally adjusted production in the construction sector fell by 0.8% in the euro area (EA18) and by 0.5% in the EU28, according to first estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union...... [more...]

  • Interior
  • February 27, 2015 12:15

SGBDD to offer only FSC-certified tropical timber

The building material dealers Saint-Gobain Building Distribution Germany GmbH (SGBDD) will to offer its customers only FSC-certified tropical timber. The company thus wants to send a signal with regard to responsible responsible environmental policy... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • February 23, 2015 13:04

John Deere's construction and forestry equipment sales up 13%

For the first quarter ended January 31, worldwide net sales of John Deere registered a 17 percent decline, down to US $6.383 billion, compared with $7.654 billion last year. Deere's net sales of the equipment operations were $5.605 billion for the quarter compared with $6.949 billion a year ago...... [more...]

  • Panels
  • February 23, 2015 12:05

Classen to increase LVT production capacity in Kaisersesch

During 2015, the German flooring manufacturer Classen wants to increase its production capacity at Kaisersesch site (Germany) up to 15 million square meters. In Kaisersesch, Classen produces exclusively Luxury Vinyl Tiles (LVT)... [more...]

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