Keyword: construction

Dubai’s $1.42 billion construction projects to boost timber demand

Dubai government's $1.42 billion allocation in the budget for construction projects for the 2022-2024 period will have [...]

Collapse of China’s real estate giant Evergrande could spread to global markets

Global investors have been paying more and more attention to Evergrande, the sprawling Chinese real estate business on the brink [...]

France: Supply shortages, wood prices up 50%

A timber shortage in France has forced prices up as architects struggle to comply with a new environmental law that [...]

Construction sites stoppages in Germany due to timber bottlenecks

    Supply bottlenecks with timber, steel and insulating material are causing construction stoppages in Germany and threatening [...]

Timber prices are skyrocketing in Germany; significant supply shortage

Wood for Germany's construction sites is becoming scarce.  Real estate companies warn that urgently needed housing construction is threatened [...]

Construction in Europe expected to return to pre-corona levels in 2023

Beyond all market influences seen in recent years, the effects of the corona crisis have now taken over within a [...]

US lumber prices hit record despite slowdown in sales

  Western SPF (spruce, pine, fir) lumber prices rose to a four-digit close for the first time on [...]

European construction sector recovers from Covid-19 pandemic

The European construction sector was severely affected by the pandemic in April but recovered strongly in most countries in the [...]

Rising demand for logs and lumber in China due strong construction season

Sawmills report increased sale prices for lumber in Asian markets. These increases were agreed relatively quickly by the buyers which [...]

Record lumber prices threaten the US economy

As the US fights to rebound from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, housing — the one bright spot for [...]