Wood Construction

  • Wood Construction
  • March 01, 2024 22:33

Decontaminating construction wood

In a newly launched research project, IHD scientists are investigating approaches to the transhalogenation and reductive dehalogenation of organochlorine pesticides, especially... [more...]

  • Wood Construction
  • February 27, 2024 10:37

Home Depot sales down 3.0% in 2023

In the fiscal year concluding on January 28, 2024, Home Depot, the world's largest home improvement retail chain, experienced a 3.0 percent decrease in sales, reaching USD 152.66 billion.... [more...]

  • Wood Construction
  • February 27, 2024 08:42

Hasslacher Group Invests In Element5

The Hasslacher group is acquiring a stake in Element5 (a mass timber producer specializing in the design, manufacture and assembly of modern engineered timber buildings). ... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • February 26, 2024 17:38

Dubai WoodShow to commence on March 5, featuring 682 local and international exhibitors

The countdown has begun for the highly anticipated 20th Dubai International Wood and Woodworking Machinery Exhibition (Dubai WoodShow), scheduled to take place from March 5-7, 2024, at the prestigious Dubai World Trade Centre, with participation from 682 exhibitors.... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • February 26, 2024 17:38

Södra partners with construction company SSEA

Södra and the construction company SSEA, a part of the SSEA Group, announced on Tuesday that they will build 12 apar ments in Malmö, Sweden, in a new pilot project in sustainable construction. ... [more...]

Market Prices
  • Market Prices
  • February 23, 2024 12:07

Germany: Producer price index for woodworking machinery slightly increasing

According to the Federal Statistical Office, the German producer price indices for commercial products such as woodworking machinery and cutting tools developed... [more...]

  • Wood Construction
  • February 21, 2024 07:36

Production in construction up by 0.8% in the euro area and by 1.3% in the EU

In December 2023, compared with November 2023, seasonally adjusted production in construction increased by 0.8% in the euro area and by 1.3% in the EU, according to first estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In November 2023, production in construction fell by 0.4% in the euro area and by 0.5% in the EU... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • February 20, 2024 12:11

Austria: Spruce log prices slightly increasing in February 2024

Despite the still subdued construction industry, spruce sawn logs are enjoying noticeable demand in Austria. According to the Chamber of Agriculture, damaged wood resulting from storms... [more...]

  • Wood Construction
  • February 19, 2024 10:35

U.S. housing starts fall in January

U.S. single-family homebuilding fell in January, likely because of harsh weather conditions, but a rise in permits for future construction suggested a rebound in the coming months.... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • February 15, 2024 12:30

The Chinese wood sector is experiencing a modest recovery

In December 2023, a unit of the Bank of China (BOC) released a report on China's economic and financial outlook for 2024, estimating a 5% increase in China's GDP in the fourth quarter of 2023. The annual GDP growth in 2023 could reach around 5.3% (January 2024 data shows a 5.1% increase).... [more...]

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