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Houses from MHM panels will be built in a Yakutian village that suffered from a forest fire

October 15, 2021 ` 18:44  
Houses for residents of Byas-Kyuel village in Gorny District that suffered from a forest fire will be built from wood using the MHM (Massiv Holz Mauer) technology, as reported by Aysen Nikolaev, Head of the Region, on his...

Ivan Lepikhov, CEO, Vigvam.ru construction firm: “It is now crucial to work in short cycles”

October 8, 2021 ` 18:43  
Russia is undergoing a boom of country houses construction (specifically, those made of wooden structures) that began in 2020 because of the pandemic and continued in 2021. The Russian house construction market is therefore facing an acute shortage...

U.S. single-family housing starts decline further in August 2021

September 22, 2021 ` 20:51  
Overall housing starts advanced 3.9% MoM to a rate of 1.615 million units in August 2021. Data for July was revised up to a rate of 1.554 million units from the previously reported 1.534 million units. Housing starts...

July U.S. housing starts fall 7% from June

August 19, 2021 ` 16:35  
July U.S. housing starts were down 7% from June, but were 2.5% higher on the year, according to data released Aug. 18 by the U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. July housing...

U.S. housing starts rise in June

July 21, 2021 ` 17:41  
U.S. homebuilding increased more than expected in June, though expensive lumber, as well as shortages of labor and land, continued to constrain builders’ ability to fully take advantage of robust demand for housing. Housing starts rose 6.3% to...

Pfeifer successfully completes the second expansion stage at the CLT plant in Schlitz

July 6, 2021 ` 16:35  
The cross laminated timber plant of the Pfeifer Group, which went into operation at the beginning of 2020, is doubling its capacity to 100,000 m³ annually this year as planned. In order to increase the joinery performance and...

US housing starts slow — builder optimism falls

July 5, 2021 ` 19:02  
US homebuilding rebounded less than expected in May 2021 as expensive lumber and shortages of other materials continued to constrain builders’ ability to take advantage of an acute shortage of houses on the market. The latest report from...

A project aimed at the development of individual housing construction was announced in the Khabarovsk Region

June 30, 2021 ` 16:11  
The project, which was initiated by the Acting Khabarovsk Region Mikhail Degtyarev, is focused on mass standard housing construction in areas where low-rise wooden buildings are especially in demand. The Agency for Attraction of Investments and Development of...

In March 2021, wooden housing construction in Japan decreased by 2.8% YoY to 39 thousand units

May 6, 2021 ` 15:33  
In March 2021, new home construction increased by 1.5% YoY to 71.8 thousand units.