Wood Construction

  • Wood Construction
  • December 12, 2018 07:53

Canadian housing starts trend increases in November

The trend in housing starts was 210,038 units in November 2018, compared to 206,460 units in October 2018, according to Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC)... [more...]

  • Wood Construction
  • December 11, 2018 10:38

Japan's housing starts grow slightly in October

Housing starts in Japan increased by 0.3 percent year-on-year in October of 2018... [more...]

Market Prices
  • Market Prices
  • December 08, 2018 08:05


Dear IHB member, We are pleased to announce you that from the 11th of December 2018, the IHB website (www.ihb.de) is merging with Fordaq.com. This merge will not affect the services proposed to IHB members and visitors. The whole IHB website content is reachable from the Fordaq.com site. ...... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • December 07, 2018 16:36

European Woodworking sector has to become more attractive

The 2nd Seminar of the Joint European Confederation of Woodworking Industries (CEI-Bois), EuropeanFederation of Building and Woodworkers (EFBWW) and European Wood-based Panels Federation (EPF) European-funded project “Perspectives and challenges of the Woodworking Industries in Europe” took place on the 30th of November 2018 in Lisbon.... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • December 06, 2018 09:56

Import tariffs reduced in China

According to China'sTariff Commission in the State Council the most-favored-nation (MFN) import tariffs for over 1,500 items have been reduced as of 1 November 2018... [more...]

  • Wood Construction
  • December 05, 2018 10:02

CanWel to acquire lumber pressure treating plant

CanWel Building Materials Group Ltd. announced that its wholly owned subsidiary CanWel Building Materials Ltd. has acquired the lumber pressure... [more...]

  • Wood Construction
  • December 04, 2018 13:39

China: Housing still attracting investment but millions of units unoccupied

Data from the National Bureau of Statistics shows that investment in real estate development during the first ten months of 2018 increased by almost 10% year-on-year but the pace of growth is slowing... [more...]

  • Wood Construction
  • December 04, 2018 09:15

UK ban on combustible materials on new high-rise homes will slow down the use of CLT

The UK government is banning combustible materials on new high-rise homes, revealing that it will limit the use of cross-laminated timber in construction... [more...]

  • Wood Construction
  • November 29, 2018 12:49

US housing starts and home sales fall

Led by a drop in multifamily home building, total housing starts fell 5.3% in September to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.2 million units, according to data from the US Department of Housing and Urban Development and the US Commerce Department... [more...]

  • Panels
  • November 29, 2018 09:18

Pollmeier expands its product range with spruce laminated veneer lumber

As of 2019, Pollmeier Massivholz GmbH & Co. KG will be offering spruce laminated veneer lumber (LVL), which is to be produced at the Creuzburg / Thuringia site. So far, only beech veneer plywood, known as BauBuche, has been produced in the plant, which went into operation in 2014... [more...]

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