Wood Construction

  • Wood Construction
  • May 25, 2017 09:58

US: New home sales slip in April after strong start to year

Sales of newly built, single-family homes in April dropped for the first time in 2017, falling 11.4 per cent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 569,000 units... [more...]

  • Wood Construction
  • May 24, 2017 12:12

Stora Enso and Aalto University to build special stage for public debate forum SuomiAreena

Aalto University and Stora Enso have joined hands in building Finland. The outcome of the co-operation is the Aika (Time) stage for the public debate forum SuomiAreena, in Finland, in honour of Finland’s centenary year of independence... [more...]

  • Wood Construction
  • May 24, 2017 11:01

The Russian R&D center grated a patent on unique wooden house construction technology

The research and development center Kaspnits (ООО НИЦ «КаспНИЦ») based in the Altai region, Russia, has been granted a patent on a unique wooden house construction technology... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • May 23, 2017 11:13

Danzer keeps growing in 2016

Danzer reports a slight overall sales growth of 1 % for the year 2016 based on constant exchange rates. 2016 net sales in euro at current exchange rates were 252 million (2015: EUR 254 million)... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • May 22, 2017 10:31

US consumers confident in economy

A consumer survey by the University of Michigan found that US consumers are positive about economic prospects and reported higher household incomes... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • May 19, 2017 06:02

Peru: More wood should be used for reconstruction in disaster areas

Since December last year Peru has been affected by adverse weather blamed on the El Niño effect. There has been very heavy rainfall, floods, landslides, hail and storms.... [more...]

  • Wood Construction
  • May 18, 2017 08:37

Production in construction down by 1.1% in euro area

In March 2017 compared with February 2017, seasonally adjusted production in the construction sector decreased by 1.1% in the euro area (EA19) and by 0.8% in the EU28, according to first estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union... [more...]

  • Wood Construction
  • May 17, 2017 10:13

US housing starts on the red in April

After a sharp drop in the previous month, according to a report of the US Commerce Department, the US housing starts showed an unexpected further decline in the month of April... [more...]

  • Wood Construction
  • May 11, 2017 09:10

Canadian housing starts trend upwards in April

Housing starts are trending higher at 213,768 units in April 2017, compared to 210,702 units in March 2017, according to Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC). ... [more...]

  • Wood Construction
  • May 11, 2017 08:15

Stora Enso supplies massive wood to one of the Nordics largest wood construction projects

Stora Enso has been commissioned to supply massive wood products to a residential project in Växjö municipality in southern Sweden. A total of 6,300 m3 of CLT (Cross Laminated Wood) will be delivered to the Trummens Strand project, making this one of the largest wooden building projects in the Nordic countries to date... [more...]

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