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Dubai’s $1.42bn construction projects to boost timber demand

Dubai government's $1.42 billion allocation in the budget for construction projects for the 2022-2024 period will have [...]

The European wooden-construction sector is evolving rapidly

The European market for mass timber-based multi-storey buildings is growing at some 8% per year and is projected [...]

Germany: Lumber readily available again; are prices going down too?

The high price of wood in spring and summer 2021 took everyone by surprise - home builders, craftsmen and manufacturers of [...]

Bergs Timber to become co-owner of Wood Tube

Bergs becomes a part owner and industrial partner in the Värmland-based innovation company Wood Tube and provides the [...]

New York City approves use of cross-laminated timber for six-storey buildings

The New York City Council has approved the use of mass timber for the construction of buildings of up to [...]

UK: Severe timber shortage as ‘perfect storm’ brings price hikes and delays

    The Covid crisis, Brexit hurdles and surging construction activity have combined to create a ‘huge’ timber [...]

Euroconstruct: Strong rebound in European construction in 2021

The recovery of the European construction industry is more rapid than initially expected, with much of the losses from the [...]

Warning in US against potential “catastrophic” failures of European lumber

The North Carolina Building Code Council warns of potentially “catastrophic” failures caused by European lumber. It remains to be seen [...]

France: Supply shortages, wood prices up 50% puts construction industry in difficulty

A timber shortage in France has forced prices up as architects struggle to comply with a new environmental law that [...]

Soaring lumber prices weigh on U.S. homebuilding

U.S. homebuilding fell more than expected in April, likely pulled down by soaring prices for lumber and other materials [...]