Wood Construction

Worldwide output of wood products is at 70-year high

    The global production and trade of major wood products such as industrial roundwood, sawnwood and wood [...]

John Deere expects sales of the construction and forestry equipment to drop by 15%; starts to cut jobs

    Deere & Co. is laying off 57 workers at its Davenport manufacturing plant, saying reduced building [...]

U.S. housing starts forecast to increase 1.3% annually by 2023

    U.S. housing starts are forecast to increase 1.3% annually in unit terms through 2023 [...]

Latvia: IKTK builds new glulam plant

    The Latvian timber building structures producer IKTK has invested about two million euro in large-sized [...]

Wooden buildings could help revitalize the suffering Canadian forest industry

    Changes to Canada's national building code could prove promising for an ailing forestry industry. Starting [...]

B.C. mass timber suppliers see surging sales

As the B.C. commodity lumber sector shutters mills, the B.C. value-added sector serving mass timber construction is [...]

New cross-laminated timber (CLT) plant in Ukraine to start production soon

Ukrainian Holding Sawmilling Company (UHLK) is currently running a trial at its new CLT production line in Korosten, Ukraine. The [...]

Södra doubles cross-laminated timber (CLT) production capacity at Värö mill in Sweden

Södra’s facility for cross-laminated timber (CLT) in Värö, Sweden, will increase to two shifts and four [...]

ISC 2019 2: Canadian lumber industry in crisis after crisis

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