Wood Construction

  • Sawmilling
  • October 18, 2017 14:36

Universal Forest Products reports Q3 net earnings up 21% year-over-year

Universal Forest Products, Inc. reported record financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2017. The company’s net sales rose 28 percent over the same quarter of 2016, ... [more...]

  • Wood Construction
  • October 18, 2017 09:32

Indian real estate in 2017 and beyond

CREDAI, in association with its partner CBRE, has released a report “Indian Real Estate in 2017 and Beyond”. The report covers the major policy related disruptions resulting from government policy changes which have challenged the traditional way the real estate sector operates... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • October 18, 2017 08:56

South Africa: Meranti windows face tough competition in low medium income home segment

It is no surprise that domestic pine mills are seeing stock levels rise beyond anything they have experienced and sales prices are coming under pressure... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • October 17, 2017 11:07

Brazil: Hint of a recovery in domestic construction sector

Expectation of an economic recovery in 2018 with GDP forecast at 2% is good news for the Brazilian construction sector and the timber industry. Prospects have also brightened as investment in housing is ... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • October 13, 2017 13:38

US housing market under the effect of hurricanes on cost of building materials

US residential construction was almost unchanged in August at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1,180,000... [more...]

  • Wood Construction
  • October 10, 2017 16:33

Canadian housing starts trend decreased in September

The trend in housing starts was 214,821 units in September 2017, compared to 220,573 units in August 2017, according to Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC).... [more...]

  • Wood Construction
  • October 09, 2017 07:54

Canadian housing market still booming, CETA now in force

Home construction in Canada continued at a fast pace driven by high consumer confidence and strong demand for housing. In August housing starts increased to 223,232 at a seasonally adjusted annual rate.... [more...]

  • Panels
  • October 06, 2017 09:41

I4F files IPR petition to nullify Välinge’s U.S. Patent ’625

Innovations4Flooring (I4F), a technology company providing flooring installation solutions, in september announced that it has filed an inter partes review (IPR) petition at the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) in the US Patent and Trademark Office ...... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • October 05, 2017 10:40

Setra initiates process of selling Setra Rolfs in Kalix

Setra has set in motion the sale of its operation in Rolfs, Kalix. The mill has around 60 employees and produces sawn wood products such as construction timber, cladding and a range of other building products. ...... [more...]

  • Wood Construction
  • October 04, 2017 12:53

New mass timber plant in US

California-based Katerra plans to open a new factory in Spokane Valley, Washington, where it will produce mass timber products including cross-laminated timber (CLT) and glulam... [more...]

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