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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.

Russian customer receives Segezha Group’s first shipment of CLT panels

April 29, 2021 ` 18:59  
In March 2021, the new Sokol CLT plant shipped Russia’s first mass-produced cross-laminated timber (CLT) panels to its first customer, a buyer in the Leningrad Region. The plant belongs to Segezha Group, a Sistema JSFC company. The CLT...

Ladozhsky DSK started producing CLT

April 26, 2021 ` 17:59  
Ladozhsky DSK launched CLT production in the village of Avrovo (Leningrad region). The installed equipment was manufactured by Minda, a German company. Upon reaching the design capacity, the enterprise will produce products worth 19 billion rubles per year....

US housing starts move higher in March 2021

April 20, 2021 ` 17:43  
A report released by the Commerce Department on Friday showed a substantial rebound in new residential construction in the U.S. in the month of March 2021. The Commerce Department said housing starts skyrocketed by 19.4% to an annual...