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Glulam industry in Sweden breaks record after record

The Swedish glulam industry continues to break records. In 2016, sales increased by 13.5% as compared to 2015, which [...]

Sharp drop in John Deere’s forestry equipment sales; outlook positive

For the first financial quarter ended January 29, worldwide net sales of John Deere increased 2 percent, to $5.625 [...]

US housing starts level off in January

Housing starts in US returned to trend, dropping 2.6 per cent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1 [...]

Construction is underway for Kebony’s second European factory in Flanders

On the 9th of February, Philippe Muyters, Flemish Minister for Work, Economy, Innovation and Sports, visited the site of Kebony [...]

Sweden: Martinsons boosts CLT production capacity as demand rises strongly

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

World’s tallest timber building (80m) will be build in Norway

Mjøstårnet is the name of the next key project in timber construction. The over 80m high building arises [...]
February 10, 2017 Daily News / Wood construction / Europe / Global

Sustained growth expected in the US wood industry in 2017

US wood products industry experts forecat moderate growth in housing starts for 2017, while the construction market already accounts for [...]

Manufactured housing in the United States to reach 85,000 Units in 2020

In 2020, US manufactured housing shipments are expected to reach 85,000 units, declining as a share of total single [...]

Housing starts in US expected to increase by 10% in 2017

Residential home construction increased 5% in 2016 from the previous year. An estimated 1,166,400 housing units were started [...]