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Uncertain market conditions continue to affect Setra’s earnings

Swedish wood products company Setra has reported an operating profit of SEK 95 (287) million for the period January–September [...]

Forest-based products included in the European Green Deal

Forest-based products and bioeconomy in the framework of the Green Deal is now an integrated part of the European [...]

UK housing developers discontinuing cross-laminated timber for high residential units

Swan is the latest housing developer to join the list of developers evaluating concrete and steel alternative for residential units [...]

Euroconstruct forecasts only a slight rise in construction by 2022

Construction research network Euroconstruct anticipates building work to increase only slightly in the 19 member states up to 2022. According [...]

John Deere starts to cut jobs as it expects sales of the construction and forestry equipment to drop by 15%

Deere & Co. is laying off 57 workers at its Davenport manufacturing plant, saying reduced building activity is expected to [...]

U.S. housing starts projected to increase 1.3% annually by 2023

U.S. housing starts are forecast to increase 1.3% annually in unit terms through 2023, according to a new [...]

Latvia’s IKTK builds new glulam plant

The Latvian timber building structures producer IKTK has invested about two million euro in large-sized glued laminated timber structures [...]

Wooden buildings could help revitalize the ailing Canadian forest industry

Changes to Canada's national building code could prove promising for an ailing forestry industry. Starting in 2020, the national [...]

B.C. mass timber suppliers see surging sales in Canada, US

As the B.C. commodity lumber sector shutters mills, the B.C. value-added sector serving mass timber construction is [...]