Keyword: construction

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 [...]

US housing starts predicted to rise 8.4% in 2017

The US National Association of Realtors’ mid-year forecast projects that housing starts will reach 1.27 million this year [...]

First dowel laminated timber (DLT) manufacturing plant in North America

The first manufacturing plant for dowel laminated timber (DLT) is being built in Canada near Vancouver. DLT panels are engineered [...]

Use of wood in construction plays an important role in tackling climate change. says Sampsa Auvinen

“My message is very simple. As simple as it can be the reduction of CO2 emissions, particularly in the construction [...]

US housing starts rise more than expected in February

US housing starts went up by 3%  to an annual rate of 1.288 million in February after slumping by [...]

Recovery expected for global construction equipment industry in 2017

Global sales of construction equipment are expected to increase seven per cent this year, according to updated forecasts from specialist [...]

South Korea unveils large wooden frame construction

South Korea has jumped on the tall wood bandwagon, unveiling a four-storey research institute that currently holds the record [...]

UK’s sawn timber imports face large price increase

UK's imports of sawn timber have faced the largest price increase in the year to January 2017. The construction [...]