The volume of US imports of hardwood plywood rose for a fifth consecutive month in July, surging 38% over the previous month. The 354,292 cubic metres of plywood imported last month was 31% higher than July 2022 imports, making it the first time this year imports for a month surpassed that of the previous year.
The export of the wood assortments and forestry of Bosnia and Herzegovina in the first half of the year amounted to 985 million BAM and is 11.34 percent less compared to the same period last year, while the import was 425 million BAM, which is less by about six percent compared to the first six
[embedded content] China Evergrande Group said on Thursday its founder is being investigated over suspected “illegal crimes”, the latest blow to the embattled property developer as it grapples with a debt-restructuring plan. Trading in shares of the company was suspended earlier in the day after a report that its chairman had been placed under police
The construction industry has more than a century of progress to catch up on and should not be “afraid of disruption”, according to the boss of an offsite manufacturing firm. Tony Wells, chief executive of Merit, invoked economist Paul Krugman in identifying productivity as the key challenge facing the sector. “Productivity isn’t everything but in
Amendments to Poland’s renewable energy laws will go into effect in October, permitting the installation of solar systems up to 150 kW in size, without the need for building permits. Piotr Pająk, a local PV analyst, says the changes will support investments in rooftop solar projects. September 27, 2023 Angela Skujins Warsaw In October, Poland’s
The landscape in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (Photo: AdobeStock) US contractor Bechtel has opened a new regional headquarters in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, reflecting the scale of construction megaprojects underway in the country. Bechtel is already working on several high-profile projects in the kingdom, including NEOM, Trojena, the Riyadh Metro Project and New Murabba. The company, which
PA Media The Jersey government is being urged not to cut back spending on planned building projects in the island. The Jersey Construction Council (JeCC) is also calling on the government to reduce “red tape” by easing planning permission requirements. It added that work to allow affordable housing projects to start, needed to speed up.