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Prefabricated wooden elements increase sustainability and efficiency in construction

Prefabricated wooden elements increase sustainability and efficiency in construction

Prefabricated wooden elements increase sustainability and efficiency in construction Wood element construction has significant advantages over traditional on-site construction. It lowers carbon emissions during construction, element prefabrication indoors reduces possible moisture damage and the finished elements can be installed rapidly in almost any weather conditions. In addition to the cost-effective logistics of prefabricated elements, the overall time on the construction site is significantly reduced. Consistent quality is important Material choices have a big impact on the quality and durability of the elements. Metsä Wood’s Kerto® LVL beams and panels are extremely suitable for prefabrication because their strength-to-weight ratio is excellent....

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Holmen invests in more sustainable construction

Holmen invests in more sustainable construction

Holmen invests in more sustainable construction Holmen’s production of wood products has become an increasingly important part of our business. With the acquisition of Martinsons in 2020, we advanced our position in modern wood construction by adding CLT and glulam products to our offering. Now we are taking a further step forward as we invest in increased production and processing of wood products for sustainable construction. Wood is a fantastic material. It is strong, versatile, light and the only construction material that is renewable. The high technical standard of Holmen’s sawmills enables a wide range of dimensions and grades to...

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Finnish construction giant Lujatalo selects IFS to drive agility and enhance insight into business processes

Finnish construction giant Lujatalo selects IFS to drive agility and enhance insight into business processes

Finnish construction giant Lujatalo selects IFS to drive agility and enhance insight into business processes IFS Cloud solution will support financial, supply chain and project management for leading contractor with an initial implementation for the Lujabetoni concrete manufacturing business unit London, UK, January 31, 2023 – IFS, the global cloud enterprise software company, today announced that Finnish building contractor, Lujatalo Oy, is implementing the IFS Cloud ERP software solution as it looks to modernize its infrastructure and drive a competitive edge against the backdrop of rising raw material and energy prices. The solution Lujatalo has purchased will be implemented initially for Lujabetoni,...

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Construction Technology Startup KEWAZO raises $5 million Series A Funding

Construction Technology Startup KEWAZO raises $5 million Series A Funding

Construction Technology Startup KEWAZO raises $5 million Series A Funding First product LIFTBOT addresses safety and labor shortages, and reduces inefficiencies Munich – KEWAZO, a leader in construction robotics, today announced it has closed a $5 million series A funding round, bringing the total amount raised to $9 million. The round was led by True Ventures. Existing investor MIG AG, a Munich-based venture capital firm and one of the founding investors in BioNTech, also participated in the round. KEWAZO is digitizing construction with robotics and data analytics. The startup offers the robotic material hoist LIFTBOT for construction sites and industrial...

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DLR group details case studies using integrated design

DLR group details case studies using integrated design

DLR group details case studies using integrated design The value of Integrated Design Architect Steven McKay has been selected as the newest CEO of the global, 100% employee-owned firm DLR Group. He began his journey with the company in 1996, and has led the firm’s integrated design practice during those three decades. The team celebrates this model of ‘integrated design’ as a valuable and more efficient workflow that involves a range of disciplines working together in harmony. The process brings all of the voices together to make the crucial design decisions and iterations at the earliest stages of a project. ...

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