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Rising US housing starts predicted this year

The newly enacted US tax law will create a more favorable tax climate for the business community, which should spur [...]

John Deere reports booming sales in construction and forestry segment

For the fourth quarter ended October 29, worldwide net sales of John Deere registered a 23 percent rise, to $8 [...]

Euroconstruct: European construction sector set to grow in 2017

Construction volume in the Euroconstruct area is expected to grow by 3.5% in 2017. The strongest stimuli will once [...]

Japan: CLT demand to quadruple this year; production and demand expected to boom by 2020

A meeting organized by the Japanese Government was recently held in order to promote use of CLT. It has been [...]

Southeast Asia forest protection will significantly affect Japanese construction sector

The construction sites in Japan depend a lot on the lumber from Southeast Asia countries, which are now cutting the [...]

Metsä Wood to invest in partnerships in industrial wood element construction

    Through its partner network in Europe, Metsä Wood is increasing the amount of Kerto® LVL-based [...]

Metsä Wood launches Open Source Wood Initiative- to accelerate growth in wood construction

A pioneering open innovation project to  Metsä Wood has launched Open Source Wood initiative in order to accelerate growth in [...]

Malaysian plywood giant Shin Yang cuts down shipments to Japan

Shin Yang group in Malaysia will reduce the Japan-bound shipments of tropical plywood used in concrete formwork by nearly [...]

Gradual recovery in EU construction forecast to continue

Recovery of the European economy is boosting construction output, although the overall growth rate is forecast to remain slow in [...]

Russia shows interest in Swedish wood for its construction industry

    Russia’s major architectural fair ARCH Moscow turned to Sweden, even though the East European country [...]