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US lumber prices finally starting to decrease, supply shortages persist, caution required

Lumber prices are finally beginning to decrease after months of skyrocketing prices amid the pandemic.    At [...]

European construction markets on the road to recovery

The European construction sector was severely affected by the pandemic in April but recovered strongly in most countries in the [...]

Homag to create a new business segment; acquires Danish company System TM A/S

The Homag  Group intensifies its activities in the new market segment Construction Elements Solutions by acquiring 80% of the shares [...]

China: Rising demand for logs and lumber as a strong construction season is expected

Sawmills report increased sale prices for lumber in Asian markets. These increases were agreed relatively quickly by the buyers which [...]

US lumber prices expected to fall with autumn’s approach

Lumber prices notched a record on Thursday but are likely to fall back to earth.    September [...]

Skyrocketing lumber prices threaten the US economy

As the US fights to rebound from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, housing — the one bright spot for [...]

COVID-19 pandemic expected to further slow the global construction activity

Global construction activity contracted across all region in Q2 due to the lockdowns to control the spread of the COVID [...]

Eurozone sees further drop in construction

June saw a further drop in construction activity across the Eurozone, although the latest decline was only modest amid a [...]

Swiss Krono sees bright timber construction future, despite pandemic

Wood-based panels producer Swiss Krono Group says its production and sales of OSB is holding up well despite economic [...]

Eurozone construction activity falls to all-time low

The IHS Markit Eurozone Construction Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) fell to 15.1 in April, a new record low which [...]