Wood Construction

  • Wood Construction
  • July 25, 2017 12:50

Production in construction down by 0.7% in euro area

In May 2017 compared with April 2017, seasonally adjusted production in the construction sector decreased by 0.7% in the euro area (EA19) and by 1.1% in the EU28... [more...]

  • Interior
  • July 21, 2017 09:43

Japan’s wooden windows imports decreased by 13% in May

In contrast to the volatile wooden door imports, Japan’s imports of wooden windows was flat for the first four months of 2017 rising only in... [more...]

  • Panels
  • July 21, 2017 06:00

Xylexpo: Applications start coming in for the 2018 edition

A really positive mood is characterizing the initial stage of activities leading up to the next Xylexpo, the biennial international exhibition of woodworking technology and furniture industry supplies, to be held in the Fieramilano-Rho fairgrounds from Tuesday 8 to Saturday 12 May 2018. Talks with exhibitors around the world ...... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • July 18, 2017 07:06

Metsä Wood invests in partnerships in industrial wood element construction

Through its partner network in Europe, Metsä Wood is increasing the amount of Kerto® LVL-based element construction. ... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • July 17, 2017 07:01

Södra delivered sawn timber to 38 countries year to date

Global demand for Swedish wood is constantly rising. In the first half of 2017, Södra delivered sawn timber to 38 countries, representing more than a 100-percent increase in geographic markets since 2005... [more...]

  • Wood Construction
  • July 11, 2017 15:04

Canadian housing starts trend increased in June

The trend in housing starts was 215,459 units in June 2017, compared to 214,570 units in May 2017, according to Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC)... [more...]

  • Panels
  • July 07, 2017 15:28

Kährs Group signs agreement with Ikano Bostad

Kährs Group, manufacturer of wood flooring and PVC-free resilient flooring, has signed an agreement to supply wood flooring to the Swedish property developer Ikano Bostad. Under the agreement, Kährs Group will deliver wood flooring to Ikano Bostad’s new construction projects and ...... [more...]

  • Wood Construction
  • July 06, 2017 07:13

Metsä Wood launches Open Source Wood Initiative

A pioneering open innovation project to Metsä Wood has launched Open Source Wood initiative in order to accelerate growth in large scale wood construction... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • July 05, 2017 13:31

US NAHB condemns lumber duties applied on Canadian lumber

The National Association of Home Builders condemns lumber duties of 7 percent being imposed on softwood imports from Canada... [more...]

  • Wood Construction
  • July 04, 2017 11:08

Stora Enso invests in CLT production in Gruvön, Sweden

Stora Enso has decided to invest EUR 45 million in a new production unit for cross laminated timber (CLT) in connection with its Gruvön Mill in Sweden... [more...]

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