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Södra subsidiary Trivselhus signs contract for the construction of 52 multi-family houses

The Swedish woodworking company Trivselhus, a subsidiary of Södra, has signed a contract with MacFreeze, the Swedish property developer [...]

US housing starts rise more than expected in February

US housing starts went up by 3%  to an annual rate of 1.288 million in February after slumping by [...]

Swedish Martinsons increases CLT production capacity on strong demand

Swedish Martinsons is now commissioning its new production line for cross-laminated timber (CLT). This will increase the company's [...]

Recovery expected for global construction equipment industry in 2017

Global sales of construction equipment are expected to increase seven per cent this year, according to updated forecasts from specialist [...]

Overview of the Russian market of wooden I-beams

Russia has two types of production for wooden I-beams: industrial formwork and frames/floor slabs in the private and [...]

Oregon lawmakers want to reintroduce the Timber Innovation Act

Oregon lawmakers have joined Senate and House for reintroducing the bipartisan Timber Innovation Act.    The act [...]

UAE examines potential of building wooden houses

New ideas and innovations were presented during the second day of the 12th edition of Dubai WoodShow (DWS 2017) and [...]

Metsä Wood builds temporary Kerto LVL wooden market hall in Stockholm

The distinctive new building in Stockholm’s Östermalm is a temporary market hall that was built as a temporary space [...]

Stora Enso started LVL supplies from new Varkaus mill in Finland to the US, the UK and France

Stora Enso started supplies of laminated veneer lumber (LVL) from its new production facility  in Varkaus, Finland.     [...]

South Korea unveils large wooden frame construction

South Korea has jumped on the tall wood bandwagon, unveiling a four-storey research institute that currently holds the record [...]