• Wood Construction
  • February 21, 2018 10:12

日本住友林业(Sumitomo Forestry) 计划于东京(Tokyo) 建造350公尺高之木造建筑

日本住友林业(Sumitomo Forestry 简称SFC) 提出一项名为「W350」之计划,将兴建一座高350公尺之木造高层建筑。根据声明指出,该计划的目标在于实现一座对环境友善的木造高层建筑,让城市变成一座森林... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • February 21, 2018 09:42

Brazil: Stellar export performance by plantation sector

Brazil’s 2017 pulp exports increased 14% to US$6.4 billion. Paper exports were up marginally to US$1.9 billion and woodbased panel exports jumped 16% to US$289 million... [more...]

Machinery News
  • Machinery News
  • February 20, 2018 12:01

Italian woodworking machinery industry reports strong growth in 2017

Preliminary figures from Acimall, the Italian woodworking machinery manufacturers association, suggest that 2017 was a good year for the industry. Production value reached EUR2.29 billion, up 11.6 per cent on the previous year... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • February 20, 2018 09:46

German wood industry reports its 4th consecutive year of growth in 2017

After three years of strong growth, the German wood industry was able to increase its sales last year... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • February 20, 2018 08:35

U.S.: Softwood and panel markets - Week 6, 2018

Following a measured start to trading, framing lumber sales picked up after midweek, and many key prices continued for forge higher. More price records fell, while many other prices having already far surpassed previous highs moved higher still... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • February 19, 2018 10:49

Germany: Price of wood pellets slightly up in February

The colder temperatures throughout Germany are causing a slight increase in the price of wood pellets in February... [more...]

  • Wood Construction
  • February 19, 2018 09:59

US housing starts rise sharply in January

US housing starts recovered in January after the sharp drop from the previous month, according to data released by the US Commerce Department.... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • February 19, 2018 09:32

Brazilian timber companies expecting tough trading conditions in 2018

Despite the growth in export volumes in 2017 revenue continues to be below expectations, prompting the timber industry not to be too optimistic for the coming year... [more...]

  • Wood energy
  • February 16, 2018 12:49

EU imports of wood pellets from the US up by 10%

During the first eleven months of 2017, the US wood pellets exports to the European Union countries went up by 10%, amounting to 4,96 million tonnes, as compared to the same period of 2016... [more...]

  • Interior
  • February 16, 2018 10:31

Sales of the German furniture industry declined slightly in 2017

The German furniture industry achieved an almost stable sales development in 2017. Although sales fell by 0.6% to € 17.9 billion last year... [more...]

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