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  • Wood Construction
  • January 20, 2017 13:41

US housing starts expected to continue growth in 2017

Fueled by a growing economy, solid employment gains and rising household formations, single-family production will continue on a gradual, upward trajectory in 2017... [more...]

  • Wood Construction
  • January 20, 2017 10:29

Hemlock-Bamboo CLT - new trend in building materials

It is expected that a bamboo/wood composite, hemlockBamboo CLT plywood will see increased market opportunities in the Chinese construction sector where Canadian western hemlock is currently popular... [more...]

  • Wood Construction
  • January 19, 2017 12:06

Metsä Wood to divest its wood element business

Metsä Group's Wood Products Industry Metsä Wood sells its wood element business located in Pälkäne, Finland... [more...]

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  • Wood Construction
  • January 19, 2017 11:01

Production in construction up by 0.4% in both euro area and EU28

In November 2016 compared with October 2016, seasonally adjusted production in the construction sector increased by 0.4% in both the euro area (EA19) and the EU28, according to first estimates from Eurostat... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • January 18, 2017 09:13

Segezha Group started glulam prefab houses shipments to Latvia

Russian Segezha Group's subsidiary Sokolsky DOK (Sokol Woodworking Plant) gradually explores export markets. The enterprise carried out first supplies of its glulam beam houses to Latvia. 7 prefab house sets whose total volume reached ... [more...]

  • Wood Construction
  • January 17, 2017 13:50

New trade fair for the BAU family

FENESTRATION China and BAU Congress China unite their forces in order to offer you the largest building trade fair in Asia: FENESTRATION BAU China (International Exhibition for Windows, Doors, Skylights and Curtain Walls, Technology, Components, Prefabricated Units and Building Materials)... [more...]

  • Wood Construction
  • January 12, 2017 12:45

Forecasts for European construction negative

Outlook both in the EU and wider global economy and political events including the UK’s decision to leave the European Union and upcoming elections in France, Germany and the Netherlands. These issues were highlighted at the 82nd Euroconstruct conference hosted by ITeC (Institut de Tecnologia de la Construcció de Catalunya), in Barcelona during November... [more...]

  • Wood Construction
  • January 12, 2017 09:33

Canadian housing starts trend declined in December

The trend measure of housing starts in Canada was 198,053 units in December compared to 200,105 in November, according to Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC). The trend is a six-month moving average of the monthly seasonally adjusted annual rates (SAAR) of housing starts... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • January 11, 2017 15:16

Södra's shipments of sawn timber to Poland up by 150%

Södra's exports of sawn timber to Poland have increased 150 percent in 2016. Although Poland is not an entirely new market for Södra, it has grown rapidly in recent years and is interesting from various perspectives... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • January 10, 2017 12:13

Fire at Schilliger Holz sawmill in Switzerland

On Tuesday, the police in the Swiss canton of Schwyz reported that a fire broke out at the Schilliger Holz AG sawmill in Haltikon. Contrary to the police report however, not a warehouse but the production halls burned as a company spokeperson told Fordaq... [more...]

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