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EU construction market a mixed picture; hardwood sector still strong

According to latest Eurostat figures, building construction contracted by 0.2% in May over April 2019, while civil engineering output [...]

Growth in the European construction sector to slow down in the next three years, says Euroconstruct

European construction output is forecasted to increase by less than 2% in 2019, and by less than 1.5 percentage [...]

Stora Enso plans major investments in its Wood products segment

Stora Enso has initiated feasibility studies for a possible cross laminated timber (CLT) unit in connection with its Ždírec [...]

Södra’s results decreased in the first half

Södra’s operating profit for the first half-year totalled SEK 2,009 million, compared with SEK 2,257 [...]

US wood industry counts cost of trade dispute with China

The US trade and tariff war with China that has been reignited in recent weeks is directly impacting American log [...]

Russia: Segezha Group starts construction of 250,000 m2/yr CLT production plant

Segezha Group launched construction of the CLT manufacturing plant. The modern engineered material for wooden construction to be produced in [...]

The Swedish glulam industry is expanding rapidly

The Swedish glulam industry continues to gain market share. The first quarter of 2019 shows a clear increase in sales [...]

China recognized wood framing in new standard

Wood Frame Construction Technology (WFC) has officially been recognized for the first time by China’s Green Building Evaluation Standard [...]