Wood Construction

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  • November 25, 2014 10:09

    Falling lumber prices in US

    In a very sluggish European context, softwood sawmills in the Euro zone (including British) would have liked to see in the US market a few glimmers of hope, just to pass a difficult winter ahead. Unfortunately, the latest figures are not so good, showing a falling US lumber market... [more...]

  • November 19, 2014 11:54

    Stora Enso plans to further expand Impilakhti sawmill in Russia

    A delegation of the Stora Enso company recently held a work meeting with Oleg Gromov, first deputy head of Karelia region (Russia) for economic policies. The issues covered by the parties included the supply of raw timber to Stora Enso sawmill in Impilakhti (Karelia) and the development of the plants activities... [more...]

  • November 18, 2014 12:17

    Global market for wood-plastic composites to see double digit growth

    The global market for wood-plastic composites (WPCs), cellulosic plastics, plastic lumber and natural fiber composites was valued at 2.8 mln metric tons in 2013. This market is expected to increase from nearly 3.1 mln metric tons in 2014 to 5.6 mln metric tons in 2019, at a CAGR of 12.7% from 2014 to 2019, as BCC Research reveals in its new report... [more...]

  • November 17, 2014 10:15

    France: Lumber prices for 3Q/2014

    In the following you can check the latest prices of lumber in France published by the French research center CEEB (Centre d’Etudes de l’Economie du Bois) together with the national wood federation FNB (Federation Nationale du Bois)... [more...]

  • November 14, 2014 14:01

    furniPRO Asia 2014 concluded on a positive note

    A significant increase in exhibitor participation and the quality of trade buyers at the show... [more...]

  • November 14, 2014 09:09

    Japan to boost annual CLT production to 500,000 cubic meters

    Japan's Forestry Agency and land ministry announced on Tuesday a roadmap to produce an annual 500,000 cubic meters of cross-laminated timber by fiscal 2024 with the aim of promoting the use of wood in buildings of medium height... [more...]

  • November 13, 2014 09:41

    US: $2 million prize offered for taller timber building designs

    A competition run by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) is offering a US $2 million prize for new design ideas that will allow taller wood structures to be built in the country... [more...]

  • November 05, 2014 14:25

    Metsä considers cuts in sawn timber production

    The balance between demand and supply in sawn timber has weakened due to increased supply in the Nordic countries... [more...]

  • November 05, 2014 09:25

    China towards a ‘green’ wood industry

    According to Tao Yiming, vice President and Secretary General of the China Timber and Wood Products Distribution Association (CTWPDA) , a „green‟ wood industry must be created which would involve setting environmental standards along the complete wood industry chain. This would involve „green‟ procurement, production, distribution and marketing... [more...]

  • November 05, 2014 07:58

    17th edition of DOMOTEX asia/CHINAFLOOR (24-26 March 2015)

    It will require four dedicated halls to house just the wood and laminate exhibitions at DOMOTEX asia/CHINAFLOOR’s 17th annual flooring show March 24-26, 2015 in Shanghai. The current number of international brands booked for this specific product category has already reached the final 2014 brands’ registration number 5 months before the next show opening. The international wood flooring brands increased by 50% compared to the same period last year... [more...]