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Euroconstruct forecasts only a slight rise in construction by 2022

Construction research network Euroconstruct anticipates building work to increase only slightly in the 19 member states up to 2022. According [...]

John Deere starts to cut jobs as it expects sales of the construction and forestry equipment to drop by 15%

Deere & Co. is laying off 57 workers at its Davenport manufacturing plant, saying reduced building activity is expected to [...]

Euroconstruct: Growth in European construction sector forecast to decrease in the next two years

European construction output is forecasted to increase by less than 2% in 2019, and by less than 1.5 percentage [...]

Prefabricated wood construction to make new leap in Chile

The Chilean company E2E is a joint venture between Arauco and the Belgian company Etex. Its factory, which has been [...]

EU construction market a mixed picture; hardwood sector still strong

According to latest Eurostat figures, building construction contracted by 0.2% in May over April 2019, while civil engineering output [...]

China recognized wood framing in new standard

Wood Frame Construction Technology (WFC) has officially been recognized for the first time by China’s Green Building Evaluation Standard [...]

Swedish wood construction takes centre stage at the UN’s global conference

      Swedish wood construction was a key point on the agenda at the first UN [...]

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 [...]