Wood Construction

Segezha launches first CLT plant in Russia

At the end of February, the Sokol CLT plant was inaugurated in the city of Sokol, Russia. The plant, which [...]

German wood industry companies under pressure due to rising lumber prices

       The ongoing price spiral on the German lumber market is putting more and more [...]

Current trends in global sawn softwood market

On February 18, the Wood from Finland Conference 2021 took place organized by Sahateollisuus, the Finnish Member of the European [...]

China to reduces tariffs on some wood products

  China’s Custom Tariff Commission of the State Council has reduced tariffs on certain forestry products imported into [...]

US lumber prices expected to rise another 35% this year

Lumber prices topped $1,000 last week, a record high and a promising sign of a rebound in demand for [...]

European renovation wave to create opportunities for the wood industry

  In her latest speech on the state of the Union, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen highlighted [...]

Pfeifer Group to double its CLT capacity

  The Austrian Pfeifer Group is increasing its production capacity to 100,000 m³ cross laminated timber (CLT) annually [...]

Sales in the German wood industry benefit from high demand of construction sector

  The turnover of the German wood industry was around € 36.5 billion last year and thus 0.8 [...]

Valutec reports rising demand from sawmills in Central Europe

  The last six months' sales to Germany and Austria amount to an order value of just over EUR [...]

Brexit heightens impact on timber availability and prices in UK

    Unprecedented prices and availability of raw materials will affect the UK timber market until at least [...]