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Keyword: wood construction

‘Timber cities’ could save a billion tonnes of emissions by 2100, scientists say

Making new homes out of wood instead of steel and concrete could avoid more than 100 billion tonnes of CO2 [...]

The use of CLT expected to rise in U.S.

Developed in Germany and Austria roughly 30 years ago, cross-laminated timber (CLT) has been used in construction across Europe [...]

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 [...]