Construcţii din lemn

  • Prelucrare primară
  • octombrie 13, 2020 10:07

Benefits of wood construction: The Timber Industry represented in two high-level events

On the 8 and 9 October 2020 the CEI-BOI & EOS joint technical expert, Dr. Andrew Norton attended two online events focused on the role of wood construction in climate change mitigation...... [mai mult...]

  • Prelucrare primară
  • octombrie 12, 2020 10:19

India: Sound agro-forestry plan but little progress

Agro-forestry practices are gaining popularity in India as the mix of commercial trees and crops geneartes early sources of income some of which can be used for tree crop maintenance...... [mai mult...]

  • Construcţii din lemn
  • octombrie 12, 2020 09:27

Canada: Trend in housing starts was largely unchanged in September

The Canadian national trend in housing starts was largely unchanged in September at 214,647 units, up from 212,609 units in August 2020...... [mai mult...]

  • Construcţii din lemn
  • septembrie 28, 2020 14:05

Ottawa to invest $4M in mass timber buildings

The federal government is investing nearly $4 million in the construction of mass timber buildings at the Atomic Energy of Canada’s Chalk River Laboratories in Ontario...... [mai mult...]

  • Construcţii din lemn
  • septembrie 18, 2020 11:44

US housing starts drop more than expected in August

After reporting a substantial increase in new residential construction in the U.S. in the previous month, the US Commerce Department released a report on Thursday showing housing starts...... [mai mult...]

  • Prelucrare primară
  • septembrie 18, 2020 10:37

Production in construction up by 0.2% in euro area

In July 2020, a month marked by some relaxation of COVID-19 containment measures in many Member States, the seasonally adjusted production in the construction sector rose by 0.2% in the euro area and fell by 0.1% in the EU...... [mai mult...]

  • Corona Virus
  • septembrie 14, 2020 09:20

US housing starts surge in July in rare pandemic bright spot

Homebuilding accelerated at the fastest rate in nearly four years in July. The housing sector has emerged as one of the few areas of strength in an economy suffering a record slowdown because of the COVID-19 pandemic...... [mai mult...]

  • Construcţii din lemn
  • septembrie 11, 2020 10:00

Canadian housing starts increased in August

The trend in housing starts was 213,144 units in August 2020, up from 204,597 units in July 2020, according to Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC)...... [mai mult...]

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  • septembrie 09, 2020 13:52

Stora Enso invests in a new CLT production line in Czech Republic

Stora Enso has decided to invest approximately EUR 79 million in a new production line for cross laminated timber (CLT) at its Ždírec sawmill in the Czech Republic...... [mai mult...]

Silvicultură
  • Silvicultură
  • septembrie 08, 2020 06:56

Oakbot by Epur: Agile robotics for wood construction

The idea came up during construction work: how to reproduce perfectly identical pieces of wood in series, while gaining in productivity, precision and safety. This is how two carpenters Pierre Giusti and Ilias Zinsstag gave a shape to their idea and created the start-up Epur, based in rural area in the Pyrenees (France). Three years of R&D and two patents later, a first pre-series was marketed at the end of 2018 and 2019. For now, the company has eight employees...... [mai mult...]

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