Wood Construction

Germany: Softwood lumber prices between boom and crisis – forecast 2023

Despite the construction crisis and the economic crisis, wood prices in Germany have held up surprisingly well. The prices for [...]

Germany: Wood price evolution for 2023 still uncertain

Due to the fact that more people are using firewood during the energy crisis, prices are also rising in Rhineland [...]

Austria: Softwood log price overview in December 2022

The global economic downturn has now also reached Austria. Exports and the added value of the domestic industry shrank. Due [...]

Stark Group enters UK market with acquisition of more than 600 branches of Saint-Gobain

Danish Stark Group A/S has signed an agreement to acquire Saint-Gobain Building Distribution Ltd, which operates more than [...]

China: Hopes that Covid restriction easing would bring back wood demand

Several major Chinese banks have adopted a government led 16-point rescue plan to extend billions to struggling private developers [...]

US homebuilders buy time with huge backlogs

The US housing market has fallen off a cliff, but for now, homebuilders are biding their time. As bad as [...]

UK timber demand expected to increase 78% by 2025

      The growing gap between the global supply and demand for timber is creating a [...]

US lumber prices haven’t been this low since lockdown

   Lumber prices hit their lowest level since June 2020 on Monday as the housing market continues to slow [...]

North American lumber prices can’t stop falling, as housing market is struggling

North American lumber prices has been among the biggest commodity price decliners this year, and the outlook for the market [...]

Ledinek deliveres equipment for Stora Enso’s CLT plant in Ždirec

Slovenian Ledinek has delivered for about a third of the whole equipment for Stora Enso's new project in Ždirec [...]