Wood Construction

  • Wood Construction
  • August 25, 2016 09:22

New home sales in US reach 9-year high

New U.S. single-family home sales unexpectedly rose in July, reaching their highest level in nearly nine years as demand increased broadly, brightening the housing market outlook... [more...]

  • Wood Construction
  • August 24, 2016 10:24

Raute received an order from Steico in Poland

Raute Corporation has received an order worth around EUR 17.5 million for Laminated Veneer Lumber (LVL) equipment from Steico Społka z o.o., the Polish subsidiary of the leading German timber construction systems and wood fiber insulation manufacturer Steico SE.... [more...]

  • Wood Construction
  • August 11, 2016 11:11

Canadian housing starts trend increases in July

The trend measure of housing starts in Canada was 201,936 units in July compared to 197,847 in June, according to Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC)... [more...]

  • Panels
  • August 09, 2016 13:32

Norbord reports a strong increase of results in 2nd quarter

Norbord Inc. end of July reported an adjusted EBITDA of $94 million for the second quarter of 2016 versus $19 million in the second quarter of 2015 and $61 million in the first quarter of 2016. The improvement versus both comparative periods is primarily due to ...... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • August 08, 2016 14:47

AHEC European Conference 2016 in Copenhagen

This year’s American Hardwood European Conference (20th – 21st October at the Marriott Hotel, Copenhagen) will provide a platform for American hardwood exporters and the European trade to discuss and debate the challenges and opportunities both industries face, by addressing ...... [more...]

Special Reports
  • Special Reports
  • August 04, 2016 15:34

“The Smile” comes to London

The American Hardwood Export Council (AHEC) has collaborated with Alison Brooks Architects, Arup and the London Design Festival to present a cross-laminated tulipwood structure on the Rootstein Hopkins Parade Ground of the Chelsea College of Arts from 17 September until 12 October. ...... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • August 03, 2016 15:33

New video makes case for building with wood

A new video produced by the Oregon Forest Resources Institute highlights the environmental benefits of wood construction and using wood products sourced from sustainably managed forests. The five-minute "Forest to Frame" video seeks to enhance public understanding of ...... [more...]

  • Interior
  • August 03, 2016 11:44

India: real estate industry calls for easing bank lending norms

Confederation of Real Estate Developers' Association of India has called for relaxing bank lending norms to help real estate contribute more to the GDP and meet the goal of providing housing for all in the country... [more...]

  • Wood Construction
  • August 02, 2016 11:39

Japanese housing starts went down by 2.5% in June

In June of 2016, housing starts in Japan decreased by 2.5 percent year-on-year and reached... [more...]

  • Panels
  • July 28, 2016 14:08

North American structural panel production up by 6%

North American structural panel production and apparent consumption rose 6.0% and 6.6%, respectively, in the second quarter compared to the first quarter of 2016... [more...]

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