Wood Construction

  • Wood Construction
  • June 11, 2018 12:09

Canadian housing starts trend declines in May

The trend in housing starts was 216,362 units in May 2018, compared to 225,481 units in April 2018, according to Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC). ... [more...]

  • Wood Construction
  • June 11, 2018 07:16

Brazil: Resumption of investments in civil construction

The Brazilian National Meeting of the Construction Industry (ENIC) held in mid-May in Florianopolis, Santa Catarina, discussed the importance to the economy of reviving the civil construction sector... [more...]

  • Wood Construction
  • June 07, 2018 11:02

Sharp fall in EU imports of tropical glulam

EU imports of tropical glulam, mainly laminated window scantlings, decreased 37% to 9,800 MT in the first quarter of 2018. Imports decreased from both the leading suppliers... [more...]

Special Reports
  • Special Reports
  • June 06, 2018 10:54

Great satisfaction at the Carrefour International du Bois 2018, but roundwood is in short supply

The 2018 edition of the Carrefour International du Bois (CIB) held in Nantes from the 30th of May until the 1st of June gathered around 570 exhibitors and 10,000 visitors. Both exhibitors and visitors were satisfied with both the fair and the supporting program. The exhibitors came mainly from France and Belgium as well as a smaller number from other European countries. North America was sparsely represented... [more...]

  • Special Reports
  • June 05, 2018 09:29

DMSi Agility ERP software is now fully integrated with Tally Express, the revolutionary End Tally app

Fordaq SA announced today that it’s revolutionary mobile application to do lumber tallies taking a picture from a phone or tablet is now integrated with the Agility ERP of DMSi. All Agility clients of DMSI will now have the opportunity to easily deploy the Tally Express application in their operations... [more...]

  • Wood Construction
  • May 31, 2018 10:22

Housing starts in Japan rise slightly in April, after months of decline

Housing starts in Japan rose slightly in April, the Japanese Ministry of Land... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • May 30, 2018 12:25

Austria: Johann Pabst to start CLT production

Johann Pabst Holzindustrie GmbH, based in Zeltweg, Styria, Austria has recently been producing cross laminated timber (CLT)... [more...]

  • Wood Construction
  • May 29, 2018 14:06

Construction cost on the rise in US

Construction material prices grew in April and were 6.4% higher than at the same time in 2017, according to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data... [more...]

  • Panels
  • May 28, 2018 14:39

US District Court of Delaware decides on Välinge’s Mannington Patents in the US

I4F, a group of companies providing patents and technologies to the flooring industry, mid-May shared details relating to a significant decision on Välinge’s asserted Mannington patents in the US. The United States Court for the District of Delaware ruled that ...... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • May 25, 2018 10:42

Germany: Wood products prices rising in April

In April 2018, almost all listed product categories are more expensive than in the same month of the previous year. The biggest price increases could be noticed for particleboard... [more...]

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