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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 [...]

First dowel laminated timber (DLT) manufacturing plant in North America

The first manufacturing plant for dowel laminated timber (DLT) is being built in Canada near Vancouver. DLT panels are engineered [...]

Germany: Prices of wood products stable in February; wood pellets and KVH cheaper yoy

German producer prices for wood products have remained largely stable in February 2017, though with a slight downward trend. Many [...]

The Trump administration building promises to boost lumber prices

US housing data shows that the new available homes and the sale of new homes is on the rise. Also [...]

Sweden: Tall buildings in wood may represent a good example for increasing production

    Multi-storey buildings in wood are on the rise in Sweden as their many advantages become [...]

Thermally modified American ash showcased by AHEC in Turkey project

The American Hardwood Export Council (AHEC) has launched a new case study showcasing the use thermally-modified American ash to [...]

China: Economy and housing market a driver for wood and wood products imports

Achieving growth was tough for Chinese policy makers throughout 2016. Even with loosened liquidity and government intervention, annual growth fell [...]

Use of wood in construction plays an important role in tackling climate change. says Sampsa Auvinen

“My message is very simple. As simple as it can be the reduction of CO2 emissions, particularly in the construction [...]

China to introduce tall timber building code

On February 21, 2017, China’s Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development (MOHURD) issued “Technical standard for multi-storey [...]