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Stora Enso inaugurates Varkaus mill; LVL production to start in June

Stora Enso has successfully converted a fine paper machine at Varkaus Mill to produce virgin-fibre-based containerboard. Stora Enso [...]

China: House prices and the challenging market

The National Bureau of Statistics in China has recently released information about the prices in March for residential buildings, based [...]

Weyerhaeuser achieves higher sales in the Wood Products segment

In the first quarter of 2016, sales for Weyerhaeuser's Wood Products segment (softwood lumber, engineered wood products, oriented strand [...]

Germany accused of restricting trade in building products

The German Institute for Building Technology (DIBt) is considering introduction of special rules for building products that go well beyond [...]

New bill to accelerate use of timber in building construction in U.S.

The US Congress has recently voted for a new bill meant to organize research for better performance in advancing tall [...]

The tallest skyscraper in Stockholm to be build out of CLT

Stockholm, Sweden, will be home to its tallest skyscraper made entirely out of wood. More specifically, the building will be [...]

Timber Expo 2016: a promising event for the industry

With some of the timber industry’s biggest names already on-board including Steico, W Howard Group and Jagram, as [...]

UFPI reports improved revenues in Q1/2016

Universal Forest Products Inc. reported Q1 net earnings attributable to controlling interest of $19.2 million, up by 89% over [...]

Stora Enso to start 100 000m3/yr LVL production at Varkaus in this quarter

The contruction of Stora Enso's new LVL (Laminated Veneer Lumber) production line in Varkaus, Finland is proceeding according to [...]

US housing starts drop more than expected in March

Housing starts in the United States dropped more than expected in March, according to data released by the U.S [...]