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European construction industry loses momentum

The construction industry in Europe is losing some momentum. The rise is expected to increase by 2.7% this year [...]

Tourist industry starting to revive Greece’s timber industry

In Greece, the level of timber trade is still restricted following the financial crises which came to a head in [...]

The Russian timber sector is in buoyant mood

The Russian timber sector is in buoyant mood and increasing capacity, including in wood-based construction, after a robust performance [...]

Russian Segezha Group in search for CLT production equipment supply in Europe

Segezha Group (affiliated to Sistema JSFC) and Sokol Timber Company JSC, Russian leader of housebuilding, have recently visited major European [...]

US housing starts at the highest level since 2007

New residential construction in the US reported a significant rise in May, according to data released by the US Commerce [...]

German wood products price on an upward trend in May

Since the beginning of the year German sawyers have complained about the cheap price of sawmill residues. Now the price [...]

Södra’s sales of construction timber reached new record-high levels

Swedish construction customers are buying timber products like never before. Södra’s sales of Swedish construction timber broke all [...]

European sawn softwood sales boosted by the construction sector and strong Chinese and US demand

On the 15th of  June 2018, the European Organisation of the Sawmill Industry (EOS) held its Summer General Assembly in [...]

US costs of homebuilding increasing due to lumber tariffs

Last week, Robert Dietz, chief economist for the National Association of Home Builders, addressed attendees at the National Association of [...]