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ISC 2019 story 2: Canadian lumber industry in crisis after crisis; U.S. lumber supported by rising construction sector

On October 17 and 18, 2019, the 67th International Softwood Conference took place in Antwerp in the Radisson Blu Astrid [...]

Analysis of global cross-laminated timber (CLT) production capacities in 2020

In 2020, worldwide CLT production will amount to over 2 million m³ due to numerous large-scale projects. Central Europe [...]

Euroconstruct: Growth in European construction sector forecast to decrease in the next two years

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

Swedish Martinsons plans to increase the production of wood products, glulam and CLT

Martinsons announced a SEK 120 million (EUR 11.1 million) investment in its sawmill plants in Bygdsiljum and Kroksjön [...]

Russia: Segezha Group to start production at its 250 thousand m2/yr CLT plant in September 2020

Segezha Group timber industry holding will build a plant on the basis of Sokolsky DOK to produce engineering material new [...]

Switching to timber could solve Dutch housing shortage

The Netherlands could build a million new homes from sustainably harvested local wood and save 100 megatons of carbon in [...]

Forecast of overall timber consumption in China in the next 3-5 years

China's timber demand has maintained a steady growth trend, especially for the demand for logs and primary processed products [...]

Prefabricated wood construction to make new leap in Chile

The Chilean company E2E is a joint venture between Arauco and the Belgian company Etex. Its factory, which has been [...]

Continuing potential for timber market growth in the Netherlands

The national report on the Dutch timber market issued in advance of the 77th session of the ECE Committee on [...]