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Building on tropical hardwood’s construction potential

Advocacy for using timber as a mainstream modern construction material is increasing in Europe and other regions. Faced with the [...]

Europe building materials market to depict appreciable growth prospects over the next five years

Europe building materials market is fragmented in nature due to the presence of numerous domestic manufacturing companies catering wide product [...]

Wood has a positive role of in construction, EU Commission report says

On 4th March, the  EU Commission published  a comprehensive report on the implementation of the Circular Economy Action Plan, adopted [...]

John Deere posts considerable growth in construction & forestry segment

Deere & Company reported net income of $ 498.5 million for the first quarter of fiscal 2019. Results are impacted [...]

The prefabricated house industry in Germany is reaching new records

In Germany, the prefabricated house market is booming. The sales volume increased by 7.2% last year. This is not [...]

US$2.4 trillion worth of construction projects to boost UAE’s wood products demand by 2020

The wood industry in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is expected to boom over the next two years as the [...]

Global construction growth likely to have reached its peak in 2018

After ten years of growth (2008-2018), the peak has been reached in the global construction growth cycle: 2018 will [...]

UK will limit the use of cross-laminated timber in construction

The UK government is banning combustible materials on new high-rise homes, revealing that it will limit the use of [...]

Opportunities for hardwood in the European construction sector

The UNECE Committee on Forests and the Forest Industry (COFFI) released their Annual Market Review 2017-2018, together with several [...]

The German wood industry in its fifth consecutive year of growth

The German wood industry is growing for the fifth year in a row. According to Johannes Schwörer, President of [...]