Wood Construction

  • Corona Virus
  • October 26, 2020 10:03

Södra delivers stable result in current market condition

The current market conditions had a significant impact on Södra’s operating profit in the third quarter. Despite higher year-on-year delivery volumes for Södra’s core products, the price formation for market pulp was weaker...... [more...]

  • Corona Virus
  • October 23, 2020 09:30

Setra reports Q3/2020 results

Swedish wood products company Setra has reported an operating profit of SEK 56 million (95) for the first nine months of 2020. Net sales totalled SEK 3,043 million (3,262). There was an operating loss for the third quarter of SEK -3 million (-22), with net sales of SEK 840 million (879)... [more...]

  • Wood Construction
  • October 22, 2020 13:23

BAU 2021 to take place exclusively online

Based on the latest exhibitor survey, according to which the clear majority would like to participate purely digitally...... [more...]

  • Wood Construction
  • October 22, 2020 12:12

US housing starts rebound in September

U.S. housing starts rose to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.42 million in September, up 1.9 percent from August’s activity...... [more...]

  • Wood Construction
  • October 22, 2020 09:48

Production in construction up by 2.6% in euro area and by 2.4% in EU

In August 2020, the seasonally adjusted production in the construction sector rose by 2.6% in the euro area and by 2.4% in the EU, compared with July 2020...... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • October 13, 2020 10:07

Benefits of wood construction: The Timber Industry represented in two high-level events

On the 8 and 9 October 2020 the CEI-BOI & EOS joint technical expert, Dr. Andrew Norton attended two online events focused on the role of wood construction in climate change mitigation...... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • October 12, 2020 10:19

India: Sound agro-forestry plan but little progress

Agro-forestry practices are gaining popularity in India as the mix of commercial trees and crops geneartes early sources of income some of which can be used for tree crop maintenance...... [more...]

  • Wood Construction
  • October 12, 2020 09:27

Canada: Trend in housing starts was largely unchanged in September

The Canadian national trend in housing starts was largely unchanged in September at 214,647 units, up from 212,609 units in August 2020...... [more...]

  • Wood Construction
  • September 28, 2020 14:05

Ottawa to invest $4M in mass timber buildings

The federal government is investing nearly $4 million in the construction of mass timber buildings at the Atomic Energy of Canada’s Chalk River Laboratories in Ontario...... [more...]

  • Wood energy
  • September 24, 2020 16:57

Vattenfall and Modvion: wooden towers for onshore wind turbines

Vattenfall and Modvion have started a collaboration for using wooden towers for onshore wind turbines to reduce carbon dioxide emissions in manufacturing by at least 25%. They have signed a letter of intent to enter into a business development project for evaluating building... [more...]

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