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Setra maintains full sawmill production despite pandemic

Swedish sawmiller Setra says COVID-19 is continuing to cause uncertainty but it has succeeded in maintaining full sawmill production [...]

Lumber shortage, rising prices affecting N. American construction industry

A shortage of lumber is affecting the North American construction industry in what's usually its busiest time of the [...]

Eurozone sees further drop in construction

June saw a further drop in construction activity across the Eurozone, although the latest decline was only modest amid a [...]

India removes ban on use of timber in building construction after 25 years

After 25 years, India has removed the ban on use of timber in construction of buildings.      [...]

Setra expands range of construction timber, to invest in a new planing mill in Sweden

Swedish wood products company Setra is expanding its range of construction timber with a major investment in new planed products [...]

World’s tallest hybrid timber tower to be built in Sydney

Sydney could soon be home to the world's tallest hybrid timber building if a new project comes to fruition [...]

Forecast: Europe’s construction industry to be hit hard by COVID-19, says Euroconstruct

The European construction industry will be hit hard by the COVID-19 crisis, according to Euroconstruct's latest forecast for [...]

British Columbia looks to implement construction of mass timber buildings across the province

British Columbia Premier John Horgan has announced that the province is taking steps to strengthen its forest and timber industry [...]

Austria is launching € 400 million forest aid packages

On June 16, Austria launched a package for tax relief for agriculture and for investments in climate-friendly forestry in [...]