Wood Construction

  • Forestry
  • February 22, 2017 07:32

Sumitomo Forestry acquires large stake Edge Homes Group

Sumitomo Forestry announced completion of acquisition of 70% of equity shares in Edge Homes Group for the price of approximately USD 63 million (will be adjusted by audited financial results).... [more...]

  • Wood Construction
  • February 21, 2017 14:20

US housing starts down 2.6% in January

Housing starts in US returned to trend, dropping 2.6 per cent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.246 million units... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • February 21, 2017 09:17

20,500 people at this year's Legno&Edilizia

The 10th Legno&Edilizia international exhibition on the use of wood in building came to a close today. Between 9 and 12 February it attracted 20,500 visitors to Verona Exhibition Centre, which marked an increase of 15% on the previous event in 2015... [more...]

  • Wood Construction
  • February 20, 2017 12:12

BAU 2017 witnesses a great success

For the first time ever, 80,000 of the more than 250,000 visitors who attended BAU 2017 were from abroad. As a result, BAU managed once again to make significant gains at the international level (2015: 72,000 visitors). ... [more...]

Wood Construction
  • Wood Construction
  • February 17, 2017 12:19

Production in construction down by 0.2% in euro area

In December 2016 compared with November 2016, seasonally adjusted production in the construction sector decreased by 0.2% in the euro area (EA19), while it increased by 0.6% in the EU28, according to first estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In November 2016, production in construction grew by 0.9% in the euro area and by 0.7% in the EU28... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • February 17, 2017 09:25

Construction of Kebony's plant in Belgium ongoing

On the 9th of February, Philippe Muyters, Flemish Minister for Work, Economy, Innovation and Sports, visited the site of Kebony’s second European factory, to celebrate the groundbreaking of this new facility... [more...]

  • Wood Construction
  • February 13, 2017 14:10

US housing starts expected to grow by 10% this year

Residential home construction increased 5% in 2016 from the previous year. An estimated 1,166,400 housing units were started in 2016. Single-family starts were up 9% in 2016, while multi-family declined slightly from the previous year.... [more...]

Wood Construction
  • Wood Construction
  • February 10, 2017 13:04

80m wooden building to be build in Norway

Mjøstårnet is the name of the next key project in timber construction. The over 80m high building arises in Norwegian Brumunddal. Arthur and Anders Buchardt of AB Invest AS and contractor HENT AS have entered into a turnkey contract to build Mjøstårnet in Brumunddal... [more...]

  • Wood Construction
  • February 10, 2017 08:18

Housing starts in US up 5% in 2016

Residential home construction increased 5% in 2016 from the previous year. An estimated 1,166,400 housing units were started in 2016. Single-family starts were up 9% in 2016, while multi-family declined slightly from the previous year... [more...]

  • Wood Construction
  • February 09, 2017 12:19

Canadian housing starts trend increased in January

The trend measure of housing starts in Canada was 199,834 units in January compared to 197,881 in December... [more...]

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