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Euroconstruct adjusts

construction forecast upwards

After European construction output in 2020 declined by 4.7% vis à vis 2019, construction research network Euroconstruct forecasts an increase of 5.6% to €1.74tn for the current year. According to the current forecast, which was... more

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Sharp decline in approvals

for detached houses

In October 2021, building approvals for living units in new residential buildings in Germany were 1.8% below the preceding year’s figure at 25,465 (Oct. 2020: 25,925) units. Building approvals thus declined for the third consecutive... more

Palmberg achieves turnover growth of 6.7% in 2021

Despite shortages in the supply of materials and the introduction of short-time working days in spring, office furniture manufacturer Palmberg Büroeinrichtungen+Service GmbH (Schönberg) increased its turnover by 6.7% to €116.8m... more

AFI board examining options

for selling the company

The board of directors of the US flooring-coverings manufacturer Armstrong Flooring Inc. (AFI) of Lancaster, Pennsylvania, is considering selling the company. According to a release on 31 December 2021, the investment bank Houlihan Lokey... more

Former Steinhoff CEO Jooste:

Court confirms insider trading

The Financial Services Tribunal in Pretoria, South Africa has ruled that there is enough evidence to find that Markus Jooste, the former CEO of Steinhoff International Holdings N.V., based in Amsterdam, was guilty of insider trading in November... more

Schilliger building bigger CLT works in Volgelsheim

Schilliger Bois S.A.S., belonging to Schilliger Holz AG of Küssnacht-Haltikon in the Swiss canton of Schwyz, will be building a new cross-laminated timber (CLT) works at its headquarters in Volgelsheim, France by January 2024. The line,... more

Binderholz completes

takeover of BSW Timber

The Binderholz group of Fügen, Austria, completed its acquisition of the British wood-industry company BSW Timber Group Ltd. (BSW Timber) of Earlston with effect from 5 January 2022. The takeover was effected via Binderholz UK Holding GmbH... more

JGA orders TC progressive kiln

from Valutec Group

The sawmilling company J G Anderssons Söner AB (JGA) of Linneryd, Sweden, has placed an order with Valutec Group AB of Skellefteå for a progressive kiln with an annual output of 80,000 m³. The TC-series system is due to be... more

Junnikkala gives concrete

shape to plans for new sawmill

The project to build a new sawmill on the Laanila industrial estate in Oulu already announced by Junnikkala Oy of Kalajoki, Finland, in July 2021 is now going to be of a slightly larger scale after all. According to a release published by the... more

UPM Plywood: wage agreement allows 24/7 production

The "Plywood" division of UPM-Kymmene Corp. of Helsinki, Finland, has concluded a new collective pay agreement with the Finnish industrial union Teollisuusliitto. It came into force on 1 January 2022 and has a term of three years.... more

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