Wood Construction

BC looks to implement construction of mass timber buildings across the province

British Columbia Premier John Horgan has announced that the province is taking steps to strengthen its forest and timber industry [...]

Forest industry events canceled or postponed in North America; latest updates

As countries, provinces and states across the United States and Canada announced strict measures to contain the spread of coronavirus [...]

Prices of wood falling sharply in Germany in the coronavirus crisis

The price of roundwood in Germany has collapsed sharply and is causing financial hardship for German forest owners. But one [...]

Södra appoints new President and CEO

    The Board of Södra has appointed Lotta Lyrå (in the left photo) as new President [...]

Vancouver allows 12-storey wood buildings

    The City of Vancouver Council has approved by-law amendments allowing mass timber construction up to [...]

Historic fall in US housing starts

US housing starts in April  plunged by the most on record going back to 1959 as sweeping lockdowns to contain [...]

US lumber prices pushed higher by pandemic

Rising demand stemming from a surge of do-it-yourself projects from consumers working at home coupled with restricted supply [...]

Eurozone construction activity falls to all-time low

The IHS Markit Eurozone Construction Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) fell to 15.1 in April, a new record low which [...]