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Sweden’s tallest timber building completed

C.F. Møller Architects have completed Sweden’s tallest timber building, which is now accepting its first tenants. Situated [...]

Recovery in EU wood imports continues in 2018

The total value of EU imports of wood products was 19.44 billion euro in 2018, 5.1% more than [...]

Is the weakness in the US housing starts a sign of economic recession?

A number of market analysts have pointed to signs of weakness in the U.S. housing market as an indicator [...]

John Deere posts considerable growth in construction & forestry segment

Deere & Company reported net income of $ 498.5 million for the first quarter of fiscal 2019. Results are impacted [...]

New additive protects wood-based materials from fire

Together with BRUAG Fire Protection AG, the Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology (Empa) specialists have developed a [...]

The prefabricated house industry in Germany is reaching new records

In Germany, the prefabricated house market is booming. The sales volume increased by 7.2% last year. This is not [...]

German Steico to start production of prefabricated components for the Polish market

In the course of the year 2019, the German building products and components manufacturer Steico SE wants to start in [...]

Pfeifer Group to start producing CLT this year

The Pfeifer Group is currently investing a good 25 million euros in the conversion and expansion of its traditional location [...]

A look at the largest U.S. mass timber building

T3 Atlanta is the second T3 office building ("timber, transit, technology") for the developer Hines. The first T3 in Minneapolis [...]

The United States is considering reducing import duties on Chinese products

The United States is considering at least partial loosening of import duties on Chinese products to accelerate trade negotiations.  [...]