Wood Construction

  • 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...]

Wood Construction
  • Wood Construction
  • July 28, 2016 12:02

Wooden timber tower to be built in Amsterdam

HAUT, the 21-storey wooden residential building by the Dutch River Amstel, is a serious contender to become the tallest timber tower in the world. The municipality of Amsterdam has selected Team V Architecture with Lingotto, Nicole Maarsen, ARUP and brand partner NLE to develop this remarkable high-rise structure... [more...]

  • Wood Construction
  • July 27, 2016 13:20

New home sales in US reach highest level since 2008

Single-family home sales in US increased more than expected in June and reached the highest level in 8-1/2 years... [more...]

  • Wood Construction
  • July 22, 2016 10:18

US housing construction to increase by 13.4% this year

Economic recovery, a drop in unemployment figures as well as an increase in the number of private households are expected to lead to a rise in demand for housing in the USA over the course of the current year... [more...]

  • Interior
  • July 22, 2016 09:14

Turkish ADO-Group expands with Välinge locking system

Välinge has entered a license agreement with Turkish producer ADO-Group. The new agreement entitles ADO-Group to implement locking technology from Välinge in the company's first range of LVT flooring products... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • July 21, 2016 13:02

Setra improves operating profit in the second quarter

Swedish wood products company Setra reports an operating profit of SEK 76 million (H1/2015: 88) for the first half of 2016. Net sales totalled SEK 2,188 million (H1/2015: 2,270)... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • July 21, 2016 11:18

Universal Forest Products reports strong 2Q

Universal Forest Products, Inc.reported net earnings attributable to controlling interest of $33.4 million for the second quarter of 2016, up 28.6 percent over net earnings attributable to controlling interest of $26.0 million for the same period of 2015. Second-quarter 2016 diluted earnings per share were $1.64, compared to diluted earnings per share of $1.28 for the second quarter of 2015... [more...]

  • Wood Construction
  • July 20, 2016 12:25

Housing starts in US rise in June

US housing starts increased more than expected in June, according to an US Commerce Department report released on Wednesday... [more...]

  • Wood Construction
  • July 20, 2016 11:28

Slight recovery in China’s housing market

May data on house prices and retail sales, two indicators of economic trends, have been released by China’s National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) and both show that the economic stimulus measures being undertaken by the government are still driving the economy in the right direction ... [more...]

Wood Construction
  • Wood Construction
  • July 19, 2016 11:25

Production in construction down by 0.5% in euro area

In May 2016 compared with April 2016, seasonally adjusted production in the construction sector fell by 0.5% in the euro area (EA19) and by 0.7% in the EU28, according to first estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union... [more...]

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