Wood Construction

  • Wood Construction
  • June 24, 2020 10:39

Sharp decline in European construction continues in May

Although the headline figures from IHS Markit Construction Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) for the eurozone and UK in May were better than in April, they still indicated a steep decline in construction activity. For the eurozone, the PMI rose to 39.5 in May, up from a record low of 15.1 in April (a score below 50 indicates contraction)...... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • June 22, 2020 13:03

In Europe, the forest-based sector saves 20% of the total EU emissions

In Europe, the forest-based sector saves 806 million t / a CO2 and thus 20% of the total EU emissions...... [more...]

  • Corona Virus
  • June 22, 2020 08:38

UK still in lockdown while rest of Europe eases restrictions

Lockdown measures in the UK, one of the nations most affected by COVID-19, are being eased but more slowly than elsewhere in Europe...... [more...]

  • Wood Construction
  • June 19, 2020 11:12

U.S. housing starts rise in May

Home building in the U.S. increased in May, adding to the evidence the economy is picking up after the coronavirus led to business shutdowns in March...... [more...]

Corona Virus
  • Corona Virus
  • June 18, 2020 17:35

Production in construction down by 14.6% in euro area and 11.7% in EU

In April 2020, the COVID-19 containment measures widely introduced by Member States continued to have a significant impact on production in construction, as the seasonally adjusted production in the construction sector decreased by 14.6% in the euro area and by 11.7% in the EU, compared with March 2020, according to first estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union...... [more...]

  • Corona Virus
  • June 18, 2020 12:56

First Rosenheim LIGNA.Conference postponed unti l2022

The first Rosenheim LIGNA.Conference, a new event for the woodworking and timber processing industry, has been postponed until 2022. It was originally scheduled for October this year, but the organizers, Deutsche Messe and Rosenheim University of Applied Sciences (TH Rosenheim), felt Germany's COVID-19 restrictions may well still be in place by then...... [more...]

  • Corona Virus
  • June 17, 2020 10:13

China's economy is reopening; home prices hit 7 month high

According to National Bureau of Statistics data, China’s home prices in May, rose at the fastest pace in the past seven-month period...... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • June 16, 2020 14:18

Updated list of forestry events postponed or cancelled in North America due to coronavirus

As countries, provinces and states across the United States and Canada announced strict measures to contain the spread of coronavirus a growing number of forestry events have been cancelled, postponed or will be held remotely...... [more...]

  • Corona Virus
  • June 12, 2020 12:22

EOS anticipates double-digit production losses

The situation of the European sawmill industry was analyzed by its representatives on June 10 during the first online general meeting of the European Organization of the Sawmill Industry (EOS). The effects of the coronavirus pandemic obviously determined the talks and are sometimes very different, EOS reports...... [more...]

  • Wood Construction
  • June 11, 2020 12:46

Ledinek to supply equipment for Ante Group in Germany

Germany's Ante Group produces CLT elements for walls and ceilings under the HBS Berga brand..... [more...]

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