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Wood starts to gradually replace concrete, as wooden skycrapers spread across the world

For more than a century, countries have raced to build the world’s tallest buildings with concrete and steel. Now [...]

Germany: June prices for wood products continued descending trend

  Producer prices for commercial wood products in Germany continued to decline in June. While there is a split [...]

The 10 most important factors affecting the Chinese timber market today

China’s economic downturn is impacting sales of wood products and under present market conditions there is growing over-capacity [...]

Sweden: Derome to acquire construction trade Woody Anderstorp

Derome, Sweden’s largest family owned wood industry focused company, acquires Woody Anderstorp and joins the construction trade on January [...]

Major boom in prefabricated wooden houses in Czechia

The market with prefabricated wooden houses in the Czech Republic is experiencing a major boom. While ten years ago, there [...]

EU construction market a mixed picture; hardwood sector still strong

According to latest Eurostat figures, building construction contracted by 0.2% in May over April 2019, while civil engineering output [...]

Growth in the European construction sector to slow down in the next three years, says Euroconstruct

European construction output is forecasted to increase by less than 2% in 2019, and by less than 1.5 percentage [...]

Stora Enso plans major investments in its Wood products segment

Stora Enso has initiated feasibility studies for a possible cross laminated timber (CLT) unit in connection with its Ždírec [...]

Södra’s results decreased in the first half

Södra’s operating profit for the first half-year totalled SEK 2,009 million, compared with SEK 2,257 [...]