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John Deere reports higher worldwide sales of forestry and construction equipment

For the second financial quarter ended April 30, worldwide net sales of John Deere increased 5 percent, to $8.287 [...]

US housing starts predicted to rise 8.4% in 2017

The US National Association of Realtors’ mid-year forecast projects that housing starts will reach 1.27 million this year [...]

Germany: Wood products prices stable in March

The German wood products price index was largely stable in March as compared to the previous month. All prices fluctuate [...]

Stora Enso to supply CLT for one of Sweden’s largest wood construction projects

Stora Enso has been commissioned to supply massive wood products to a residential project in Växjö municipality in southern [...]

Holmen investigates possibilities of entering CLT business

Holmen is investigating the possibilities of building a factory to manufacture CLT (cross-glued wood), at one of its large [...]

Canada’s International Trade Minister to promote the country’s wood exports in China

As to promote Canada's wood exports to China, François-Philippe Champagne, the Minister of International Trade, will pay [...]

First dowel laminated timber (DLT) manufacturing plant in North America

The first manufacturing plant for dowel laminated timber (DLT) is being built in Canada near Vancouver. DLT panels are engineered [...]

Germany: Prices of wood products stable in February; wood pellets and KVH cheaper yoy

German producer prices for wood products have remained largely stable in February 2017, though with a slight downward trend. Many [...]

The Trump administration building promises to boost lumber prices

US housing data shows that the new available homes and the sale of new homes is on the rise. Also [...]

Sweden: Tall buildings in wood may represent a good example for increasing production

    Multi-storey buildings in wood are on the rise in Sweden as their many advantages become [...]