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LignaTerra announced $30 million investment in cross-laminated timber plant in Maine

LignaTerra will build a $30 million Cross-laminated timber (CLT) and other mass timber products plant in Millinocket (ME, United [...]

Binderholz to expand glulam production in Jenbach

Binderholz has completed the third expansion stage (Plant 3) of the glulam in Jenbach, thereby expanding the site's capacity [...]

Timber construction in Australia might be allowed up to 8 storeys

The Forest and Wood Products Australia (FWPA) insisted to make some changes in the National Construction Code (NCC) as to [...]

350 meter wooden skyscrapper planned in Tokyo

Sumitomo Forestry (SFC) summarized the concept W350 plan to realize wooden high-rise building with a height of 350 meter [...]

Stora Enso reported 18.5% increase in its Wood Products division

Stora Enso's Wood Products division recorded 18.5% increase in operational earnings before investment, tax, depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA [...]

Japan: Wood products demand projection for 2018; imported lumber from Europe and N. America to drop

The Japanese Forestry Agency recently held a meeting for wood products demand projection for the first half of 2018. Imported [...]

Setra to invest in new component plant in Sweden

Setra plans to invest in a component plant in Långshyttan, Sweden. This investment aims to meet customers' increased demand [...]

China: New national standard to allow more wood to be used in the construction industry

China has released a new design code for timber structure, which encourages industry to expand the use of wood and [...]

Rising US housing starts predicted this year

The newly enacted US tax law will create a more favorable tax climate for the business community, which should spur [...]