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UK will limit the use of cross-laminated timber in construction

The UK government is banning combustible materials on new high-rise homes, revealing that it will limit the use of [...]

Boise Cascade ceases LVL production at Roxboro; completes sale of two lumber mills

Boise Cascade Company announced the 60-day notice of a permanent curtailment of its laminated veneer lumber (LVL) production at [...]

Germany: KVH prices falling; hardwood more expensive

The German wood products price index registered some mixed developments in September. Except lumber and reserve square timber, all sawn [...]

Segezha Group orders a new finger jointing line

Segezha Group has signed a preliminary agreement to order a finger jointing line with the equipment manufacturer Ledinek (Slovenia-Austria [...]

New housing sales and starts rebound in US

Sales of newly built, single-family homes rose 3.5% in August to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 629 [...]

Opportunities for hardwood in the European construction sector

The UNECE Committee on Forests and the Forest Industry (COFFI) released their Annual Market Review 2017-2018, together with several [...]

ISC 2018: Buoyant construction in Europe supports sawmill industry’s solid financial performance

On the 11th and 12th October 2018 the 66th edition of the International Softwood Conference was held in Riga in [...]

Hyne Timber expands its glue laminated timber capacity in Queensland

Hyne Timber has announced a significant expansion to its Glue Laminated Timber (GLT) manufacturing capability in Maryborough, Queensland. Construction of [...]

Amazon makes major investment in prefabricated housing

As Amazon announced their investment in a prefabricated housing start-up, factory-built homes may just become the next voice [...]