Wood Construction

Estonia: Palmako AS to launch new glulam production line

    Estonian laminated timber specialist Palmako AS has launched a new glulam production line. The new line [...]

New $50 million CLT plant to be opened in Ontario by Element5

Building upon the success of its existing Cross Laminated Timber (CLT) plant and related engineering team in Quebec, mass timber [...]

Wood starts to replace concrete in the global construction industry

For more than a century, countries have raced to build the world’s tallest buildings with concrete and steel. Now [...]

Top 10 negative influencing factors for the Chinese timber market today

China’s economic downturn is impacting sales of wood products and under present market conditions there is growing over-capacity [...]

Sweden: Derome acquires construction trade Woody Anderstorp

Derome, Sweden’s largest family owned wood industry focused company, acquires Woody Anderstorp and joins the construction trade on January [...]

European countries to benefit from US-China trade war

The additional tariffs on US imports from China threatened by US President Donald Trump would damage China, while giving the [...]

Stora Enso to close sawmill in Finland

Efora, that specialises in industrial maintenance and engineering services, owned by Finnish-Swedish forest industry company Stora Enso, begins employer [...]

Czechia: Boom in prefabricated wooden houses

    The market with prefabricated wooden houses in the Czech Republic is experiencing a major boom. While [...]

European hardwood industry still strong despite slow construction sector

According to latest Eurostat figures, building construction contracted by 0.2% in May over April 2019, while civil engineering output [...]

Euroconstruct: Growth of European construction sector expected to slow in the next years

European construction output is forecasted to increase by less than 2% in 2019, and by less than 1.5 percentage [...]