Wood Construction

  • Wood Construction
  • December 13, 2017 13:28

Canadian housing starts trend sees large gain in November

The trend in housing starts was 226,270 units in November 2017, compared to 216,642 units in October 2017, according to Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC)... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • December 11, 2017 10:43

Martinsons to shutdown sawntimber production of Hällnäs mill in Sweden

During next year, the Sweidsh Martinsons will increase its production of sawn timber from 500,000 to 535,000 m3. This will be done through a 60 million SEK investment in kiln and storage facilities, as well as more shifts in Bygdsiljum, the Group's largest unit. Meanwhile, production will cease in Hällnäs... [more...]

  • Wood Construction
  • December 07, 2017 12:01

Norway to build world’s tallest timber building

The world's tallest timber building is to be built in Norway. Mjøstårnet will be more than 80 metres tall and stand 30 metres higher than what is today considered the world’s tallest timber building... [more...]

  • Wood Construction
  • December 06, 2017 13:41

Japan: Banks pulling out of housing loan business

Year on year, September housing starts in Japan dropped 3% the third consecutive year on year fall.... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • December 05, 2017 17:59

HOLZ-HANDWERK sets the stage for 2018

HOLZ-HANDWERK is preparing for yet another successful round: From 21 to 24 March 2018, joiners, carpenters, specialist retailers and experts...... [more...]

  • Wood Construction
  • December 04, 2017 13:43

Japanese housing starts drop for the 4th consecutive month

Japan's housing starts declined for the fourth straight month in October, and at a faster-than-expected pace... [more...]

Special Reports
  • Special Reports
  • December 01, 2017 15:00

IHC Venice 2017: Globalisation, branding and building for the future

On 15 and 16 November 2017 the International Hardwood Conference took place in Venice. Several speakers pointed out recent achievements of the hardwood industry as well as their threats and challenges as there are ...... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • November 30, 2017 15:44

Kährs launches B2B e-commerce service

Kährs Group, manufacturer of wood flooring and PVC-free resilient flooring, continues its e-commerce initiative through a broad launch of the Kährs Direct service for the B2B segment in wood flooring. A pilot project has been successfully implemented with selected ...... [more...]

  • Wood Construction
  • November 29, 2017 11:22

New home sales in the US reach 10-year high in October

Sales of new U.S. single-family homes unexpectedly rose in October to hit a 10-year high amid robust demand across the country, offering a boost to the housing market... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • November 23, 2017 12:19

Building with Wood Conference; 21.11.2017

Multiple issues related to wood Construction were debated at the European Economic and Social Committee during the conference Building with Wood that took place on the 21 of November 2017... [more...]

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