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Glulam industry in Sweden breaks record after record

The Swedish glulam industry continues to break records. In 2016, sales increased by 13.5% as compared to 2015, which [...]

World’s tallest timber building (80m) will be build in Norway

Mjøstårnet is the name of the next key project in timber construction. The over 80m high building arises [...]
February 10, 2017 Daily News / Wood construction / Europe / Global

Chinese timber market expected to continue growth in 2017

The domestic timber market in China will continue to grow once with the commercial real estate boom in 2017 and [...]

US housing starts set for solid growth in 2017

Fueled by a growing economy, solid employment gains and rising household formations, single-family production will continue on a gradual [...]

Downgrading of European construction sector growth forecasts according to Euroconstruct

Outlook both in the EU and wider global economy and political events including the UK’s decision to leave the [...]

Is cross laminated timber better than concrete?

The US concrete sector is showing concerns regarding the use of mass timber products, especially CLT, as a safe and [...]

CLT to create new opportunities for hardwoods

Although the first CLT production facilities were constructed in the DACH countries (Germany, Austria and Switzerland) in 1994, the full [...]

Germany’s wood industry achieved a considerable growth in the first half of the year

The German wood industry looks back on a successful first half-year 2016. Compared to the same period of the [...]

Euroconstruct sees an ongoing recovery in European construction

Euroconstruct estimates that GDP will grow by 1.9% per annum for the 19 participating European countries in the years [...]

KVH and glulam prices largely stable in Germany and Austria

Producer prices for German KVH (Konstruktionsvollholz; solid construction timber) were 5 percent lower in July than in the same month [...]