Wood Construction

  • Wood Construction
  • March 14, 2019 10:03

German building permits fall slightly in 2018

In 2018, the construction of a total of around 347,300 apartments was approved in Germany. As reported by the German Federal Statistical Office (Destatis), there were 0.2% or 800 building permits less than in the previous year...... [more...]

  • Wood Construction
  • March 13, 2019 13:03

Canada: February housing starts trend lower

The trend in Canadian housing starts resumed its downward trajectory in February while still remaining above historical average. Both single-detached and multi-unit dwellings starts trended lower... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • March 12, 2019 14:25

Dubai WoodShow opens its gates today

Dawood Abdul Rahman Abdullah Al Hajiri, General Director of Dubai Municipality officially inaugurated the Dubai WoodShow at the Dubai World Trade Centre on Tuesday, March 12, 2019, in the presence of key international dignitaries and VIPs. The event will run until Thursday, 14th March 2019...... [more...]

  • Wood Construction
  • March 11, 2019 14:01

U.S.: Softwood and panel markets - Week 10, 2019

Winter kept a grip on many regions and key markets, but sales of framing lumber picked up in some species nonetheless. A sense that winter’s days were numbered among traders of western species and Canadian S-P-F fueled wholesaler short covering in both cash and futures... [more...]

  • Wood Construction
  • March 11, 2019 12:41

US housing starts jump 18.6% in January

After a sharp drop in new residential construction in the US in December, the US Commerce Department released a report showing housing starts rebounded in January 2019...... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • March 07, 2019 15:38

CanWel reports Q4 and FY results

For the year ended December 31, 2018, CanWel Building Materials Group reported consolidated revenues increased by 13.7% to $1.3 billion when compared to $1.1 billion in the same period in 2017... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • March 07, 2019 11:36

Minimal rise in German producer prices for wood products in January

In January 2019, the German producer prices for wood products show two different trends. Compared to the same month last year, there is still a clear upward trend. Compared to December, only half of the values ​​increased, for the most part only minimally...... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • March 06, 2019 11:25

FIMMA Brasil 2019, 80% of its exhibit area has been sold

Preparations for the fifth largest fair in the world for the woodworking industry are being made at a fast pace. From March 26 to 29, Bento Gonçalves (RS) will host the 14th International Fair of Machines, Raw Materials and Accessories for the Furniture Industry (FIMMA Brasil). The importance of the fair is proven by the numbers that it produces: in the four-day event ...... [more...]

  • Wood Construction
  • March 06, 2019 10:20

Germany: 2.3 to 2.7 million more apartments could be built through roof extensions

A joint study by the Pestel Institute and the TU Darmstadt comes to the conclusion that by increasing the roofs in Germany 2.3 to 2.7 million additional apartments could be created... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • March 05, 2019 09:50

Merger confirmed between SCA Wood France and Groupe ISB

SCA Wood France and the French company Innovation Solutions Bois, Groupe ISB, have merged their operations in wood processing and distribution of wood products in France. The merger will result in a large and resourceful supplier of wood products to the ...... [more...]

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