Wood construction

UK: Confor launches poll on Brexit and consequences for the forest sector

Confor has opened a poll to gauge the views of the forestry and wood sector on the forthcoming referendum on [...]

U.S. LUMBER Group merges with Boston Cedar

U.S. LUMBER Group, a multi‐regional two step building materials distributor operating across the southeast and mid‐Atlantic states [...]

Japan’s Sumitomo continues expansion in the US home building market with a new acquisition

Sumitomo Forestry America, which is a subsidiary of Tokyo-based Sumitomo Forestry Co., is buying Gehan Homes Ltd., a Dallas [...]

Transparent wood might replace glass, says Swedish institute

Windows and solar panels could be made out of wood, as researchers at Stockholm's KTH Royal Institute of Technology [...]

China: Wood products exports rise slightly in 2015

The total value of China’s forest product exports in 2015 rose 4% to US$75.3 billion. Of the [...]

The Dubai Wood Show starts off today

The Dubai WoodShow starts today, 4th of April, 2016, until Wednesday, at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre. More [...]

World’s tallest wood building, proposed for Paris

Paris’ urban housing difficulties might be overcome once with the erection of the world’s tallest wood building. Part of [...]

Japan: Targets for the use of domestic wood revised downwards

The Japanese Forest Agency has reviewed and revised Japan's degree of self-sufficiency rate for domestic wood. Since the [...]

Södra acquires British Crown Timber

On 31 March, Södra acquired the remaining shares in Crown Timber Group Plc. Södra previously held approximately 20 [...]

First cross laminated timber hotel in the US is completed

The first hotel completely made of Cross Laminated Timber (CLT) is due to be opened in Alabama, US. The Candlewood [...]