Wood Construction

  • Wood Construction
  • September 20, 2018 10:21

Production in construction up by 0.3% in euro area

In July 2018 compared with June 2018, seasonally adjusted production in the construction sector increased by 0.3% in the euro area (EA19) and by 0.4% in the EU28, according to first estimates from Eurostat... [more...]

  • Wood Construction
  • September 20, 2018 07:35

La production dans le secteur de la construction en hausse de 0,3% dans la zone euro

En juillet 2018 par rapport à juin 2018, la production dans le secteur de la construction, corrigée des variations saisonnières, a augmenté de 0,3% dans la zone euro (ZE19) et de 0,4% dans l’UE28... [more...]

  • Special Reports
  • September 19, 2018 08:25

China – US trade War: List of US wood products that will be tariffed starting Sept 24th

On September 24th China will implement its own tariffs on USD 60 billion of imports from the US. Read further to see the full list of wood products affected and tariff levels... [more...]

  • Special Reports
  • September 18, 2018 09:18

Trump decides to ramp up US-China Trade war on Sept 24th

As expected the US will start imposing an additional USD 200 billion of Chinese goods with 10% tariffs starting on Sept 24th. The rate will increase to 25% at the end of the year. China has already promised it will respond with its own tariffs. In this article we explore further the implications of this latest move. ... [more...]

  • Panels
  • September 17, 2018 11:33

Norwegian Forestia introduces particle board subfloors with Välinge locking technology

Norwegian particle board producer Forestia signed a license agreement with Välinge earlier this year and is now launching particle board subfloors with a specially developed version of 2G locking technology by Välinge.​ Norwegian producer Forestia is a leading supplier of ...... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • September 14, 2018 15:05

Södra to increase production at Mönsterås sawmill

From 1 March, the annual production volume of sawn timber at the Mönsterås sawmill will increase by 100,000 m³. This will require a third shift and approximately 30 new employees... [more...]

  • Panels
  • September 13, 2018 15:14

Unilin files infringement action against Windmöller in Düsseldorf, Germany

On September 12, 2018, Unilin filed a court case before the Landgericht Düsseldorf against Windmöller GmbH for infringement of European Patent EP 2 588 311. The infringement action is directed against Windmöller's alleged infringing sales of ...... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • September 12, 2018 10:27

FSC launches campaign to promote use of wood in construction in North America

To better serve those interested in using responsibly-sourced wood products in construction, the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) has built a new FSC North American website and will soon deploy a paid media campaign to attract architects, property developers, contractors and interior designers to it... [more...]

  • Wood Construction
  • September 12, 2018 07:10

Canadian housing starts trend decreases in August

The trend in housing starts in Canada continued to decline in August ... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • September 11, 2018 11:40

Steico associates with Anglian Timber

Anglian Timber and their subsidiary Boxley Saw Mills have partnered with Steico to supply Engineered I Joists and LVL (Laminated Veneer Lumber) to House Builders... [more...]

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