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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 [...]

Segezha Group launched the first industrial production line for CLT panels in Russia

On Thursday, February 25, 2021, the Sokol CLT plant was inaugurated in the city of Sokol. The plant, which is [...]

European renovation wave creates opportunities for the wood industry

  In her latest speech on the state of the Union, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen highlighted [...]