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Oregon lawmakers want to reintroduce the Timber Innovation Act

Oregon lawmakers have joined Senate and House for reintroducing the bipartisan Timber Innovation Act.    The act [...]

UAE examines potential of building wooden houses

New ideas and innovations were presented during the second day of the 12th edition of Dubai WoodShow (DWS 2017) and [...]

Metsä Wood builds temporary Kerto LVL wooden market hall in Stockholm

The distinctive new building in Stockholm’s Östermalm is a temporary market hall that was built as a temporary space [...]

Stora Enso started LVL supplies from new Varkaus mill in Finland to the US, the UK and France

Stora Enso started supplies of laminated veneer lumber (LVL) from its new production facility  in Varkaus, Finland.     [...]

South Korea unveils large wooden frame construction

South Korea has jumped on the tall wood bandwagon, unveiling a four-storey research institute that currently holds the record [...]

Germany: Prices for wood products largely stable at the beginning of the year

In January 2017, the German producer price index shows signs of stability with few exceptions. KVH (finger-jointed squares and [...]

Leroy Merlin ends collaboration with Schweighofer

Leroy Merlin, has announced that it would stop any collaboration with  companies which do not have certification of sustainability FSC [...]

Tokyo Olympic stadium will be built out of laminated lumber

The original plan for the National Stadium for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games were withdrawn in last July due to [...]

Imports of wood products reach $1.2 billion in Saudi Arabia

The climbing value of the wood sector in Saudi Arabia, which currently imports some US$1.2bn worth of timber [...]

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 [...]