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Up to 18 storeys timber buildings to be allowed in China

China’s Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development (MOHURD) issued “Technical standard for multi-storey and high-rise timber [...]

The construction sector boom seems to help the rebound of the French softwood lumber market

During the latest timber auctions organized in the French Grand Est it has been underlined the fact that the rising [...]

Refugee crisis to boost Germany’s prefabricated houses market

The German prefabricated houses market has maintained the momentum of recent years and registered a sales growth of 11.5 [...]

John Deere reports higher worldwide sales of forestry and construction equipment

For the second financial quarter ended April 30, worldwide net sales of John Deere increased 5 percent, to $8.287 [...]

US housing starts predicted to rise 8.4% in 2017

The US National Association of Realtors’ mid-year forecast projects that housing starts will reach 1.27 million this year [...]

Iran’s government encourages wood imports due to wood shortage

When many of the economic sanctions against Iran were lifted over a year ago, doors were opened for international investments [...]

Germany: Wood products prices stable in March

The German wood products price index was largely stable in March as compared to the previous month. All prices fluctuate [...]

Stora Enso to supply CLT for one of Sweden’s largest wood construction projects

Stora Enso has been commissioned to supply massive wood products to a residential project in Växjö municipality in southern [...]

Holmen investigates possibilities of entering CLT business

Holmen is investigating the possibilities of building a factory to manufacture CLT (cross-glued wood), at one of its large [...]

Canada’s International Trade Minister to promote the country’s wood exports in China

As to promote Canada's wood exports to China, François-Philippe Champagne, the Minister of International Trade, will pay [...]