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New Zealand’s forest industry poised to resume work

22-04-2020
New Zealand, forest owners, contractors, preparing machinery, logging sites, resume work

Forest owners and contractors are preparing machinery and logging sites ahead of the resumption of harvesting next week, reported Wood Week. A lot of good work had been completed in recent weeks developing safe working protocols to comply with the reduced lockdown requirements effective next Tuesday, said Phil Taylor, president of the New Zealand …

Finland-based YIT started building its first timber-based modular apartment building

03-03-2020
Finland, contractor, YIT, modular construction, wood building, apartment, rental housing, sustainable, materials

YIT has long been using modular bathroom, slab and wall elements – partly manufactured by YIT and partly acquired from external suppliers – but the project in Tampere will be its first residential project built entirely from modules. The As Oy Tampereen Tohtori project is located on Tieteenkatu Street in the city’s Hervanta …

Katerra acquires UEB Builders and Fortune-Johnson General Contractors in the U.S.

23-09-2019
Katerra, acquisition, UEB Builders, Fortune-Johnson General Contractors

UEB Builders, a general contractor specialising in commercial and residential projects, and Fortune-Johnson (F-J) General Contractors, a construction company specialising primarily in multi-family residential projects, have been acquired by Katerra, a technology company redefining the construction industry. UEB and F-J will leverage …

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