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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 [...]

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 [...]