Wood Construction

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  • September 30, 2014 13:03

    US: Residential window and door market forecast to grow

    The US market for residential windows is expected to grow by 9.1% in 2014 and by... [more...]

  • September 29, 2014 10:07

    Germany: Construction industry reports lower orders and turnover

    The total price-adjusted value of orders received by building construction and civil and underground engineering enterprises in Germany decreased 5.3% in July 2014 from the same month of the previous year. In building construction demand decreased 2.7%, in civil and underground engineering it decreased 7.7%. Total revenues fell... [more...]

  • September 28, 2014 13:46

    Production in construction stable in euro area in July 2014

    In July 2014 compared with June 2014, seasonally adjusted production in the construction sector remained stable in both the euro area (EA18) and the EU28, according to first estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union... [more...]

  • September 28, 2014 13:36

    U.S.: Building Permits up 5,3% in August 2014

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

  • September 25, 2014 08:49

    Ontario allows 6-storey wood buildings

    The Government on the Canadian province of Ontario has announced further regulations to promote the use of wood in the construction industry. The province will change its building code to increase the allowable height of wood-based buildings from four storeys to six... [more...]

  • September 22, 2014 10:18

    Better EU demand for Asian decking in 2014

    European demand for Indonesian bangkirai decking has been better overall during 2014 compared to the previous year, although the total volume is still low by historical standards. Total EU imports of mouldings and decking from Indonesia in the first half of 2014 were 96,000 cu.m , 4% more than the same period in 2013... [more...]

  • September 18, 2014 10:21

    China's real estate market developing at higher pace

    Total investment in China's real estate was in the first seven months US$800 billion (5.04 trillion RMB), a nominal increase of 13.7% year-on-year. Investment in residential buildings was over US$545 billion, up 13.3% yoy, and it accounted for 68.2% of China's real estate development investment... [more...]

  • September 18, 2014 10:04

    EPAL celebrates the production of 63.5 Million Euro pallets

    63.5 million EPAL Euro pallets have been produced in twelve months under the licence of the European Pallet Association e.V. (EPAL). The number of repaired wooden pallets stands at 21.5 million... [more...]

  • September 16, 2014 14:25

    Timber Expo 2014 – The Essential Mix

    Timber Expo is the UK’s leading sustainable construction event, showcasing innovations in the global timber industry. Now in its fourth year, Timber Expo is taking place over two days, co-locating with W14 Exhibition on 07 & 08 October at the NEC, Birmingham conveniently situated next to Birmingham Airport. Leading companies from across the globe will travel to promote the most innovative timber technologies and pioneering wood products available on the market today. This is an excellent opportunity to develop new business contacts in the UK, with 200 exhibitors and 5,000 visitors including, architects, engineers, merchants, distributors, traders, buyers and specifiers, contractors and local authorities - all looking for the latest timber solutions. The event will showcase the most ground-breaking applications for timber within the built environment... [more...]

  • September 16, 2014 10:03

    Rebound in EU tropical hardwood imports unlikely during 2014

    Although there has been some shifting between product groups, total EU imports of tropical hardwood products in the first half of 2014 hardly recovered from the historically low levels recorded in the previous two years... [more...]