Wood Construction

  • Wood Construction
  • April 27, 2017 09:23

First DLT manufacturing plant in North America

The first manufacturing plant for dowel laminated timber (DLT) is being built in Canada near Vancouver. DLT panels are engineered wood products similar to cross laminated timber (CLT)... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • April 24, 2017 12:22

Gabon a potential source of veneer and plywood for Indian industries

Gabon is well known for its timber resources and the recently completed Special Economic Zone (SEZ) has been promoted in Indian newspapers and invitations extended to Indian wood based industries to take advantage of the opportunities offered by the zone... [more...]

  • Wood Construction
  • April 21, 2017 11:16

Timber Innovation Act to promote timber construction in the US

The Timber Innovation Act is a new bipartisan legislation put forward to the US Congress to advance the design and construction of tall timber buildings.... [more...]

  • Wood Construction
  • April 21, 2017 10:51

US housing starts drop 6.8% in March

New residential construction in the U.S. pulled back sharply in the month of March... [more...]

Wood Construction
  • Wood Construction
  • April 21, 2017 09:32

Production in construction up by 6.9% in euro area

In February 2017 compared with January 2017, seasonally adjusted production in the construction sector increased by 6.9% in the euro area (EA19) and by 4.4% in the EU28, according to first estimates from Eurostat... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • April 18, 2017 16:24

I4F signs strategic partnership agreement with Kowon R&C Corporation

Innovations4Flooring (I4F), Innovations4Flooring (I4F), a technology company providing flooring solutions, announced beginning April that it has signed a strategic partnership agreement with Kowon R&C Corporation based out of South Korea. Kowon is co-owner of the ....... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • April 18, 2017 16:00

Unilin challenges EPO first instance decision

Unilin has filed an appeal against the first instance decision of the Opposition Division of the European Patent Office of March 8, 2017 relating to I4F’s EP 2 440 724. Unilin will withdraw its appeal in the corresponding nullity proceedings before the Court of Appeal of ...... [more...]

  • Wood Construction
  • April 13, 2017 08:30

Latvia: the Cabinet of Ministers permits construction of 18 m high wooden buildings

The Latvian government has decided to expand the use of wood construction products in new buildings. Thus, the Latvian Cabinet of Ministers approved amendments, which allow construction of wooden building up to 18 meters high or about 6 floors... [more...]

  • Wood Construction
  • April 11, 2017 11:28

Canadian housing starts reach fastest pace in a decade

Canadian housing starts surged to the fastest pace in a decade, led by apartments and condominiums... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • April 07, 2017 13:05

Stora Enso started LVL deliveries from its new Varkaus plant to US, the UK and France

Stora Enso started supplies of laminated veneer lumber (LVL) from its new production facility in Varkaus, Finland.... [more...]

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