The Economist: Build more in wood
This is the clear call made in an editorial in the international news magazine, The Economist. It has taken a closer look at Mjøstårnet and the global construction industry.
A renewable journey: From seed to the world’s tallest timber building
It all started as a crazy idea; a wish to showcase what is possible to build using timber. Now the idea has grown to be 85,4 meters tall, and Mjøstårnet holds the record as the tallest timber building in the world.
Historic results from Moelven
In 2018 Moelven delivered its best fourth quarter of all time, and is on course for an annual result that is the second best in the group’s history.
Mjøstårnet brought home gold from The New York Design Awards 2018
The record breaking project Mjøstårnet has been awarded the Gold accolade in the New York Design Awards 2018.
Mjøstårnet awarded Norwegian Tech Award
The world’s tallest timber building has been awarded the Norwegian Tech Award 2018. Mjøstårnet was declared winner in the Building and Construction category.
Sustainable Scandinavian timber used globally
As Moelven has just finished assembling the world's tallest timber building, the growing interest for Scandinavian timber is also reaching new heights.
A knight to remember
Suzan Ljungemo, International Sales Director in Moelven Export Sales AB, is appointed the Knight of the Order of the Wood Market. The prize is awarded by Swedish Wood to individuals who contribute in exceptional ways to the industry's development. “I am honored to receive the award for developing new markets for Scandinavian timber in Asia”, says Ljungemo.
Historic quarter for Moelven
Moelven delivered a solid result in the third quarter, which was marked by a world record and its biggest-ever investment.
Mjøstårnet: A Sustainable Pilot Project
Constructing tall buildings in timber has great environmental benefits. "Using timber in the load-bearing structures can reduce emissions from material production by up to 85 percent," says environmental advisor and architect Bård S. Solem.
Mjøstårnet will be even taller
The world’s tallest timber building will now stand at 85.4 metres. This became clear when the last beam was hoisted into place on the building in Brumunddal on Tuesday morning. Mjøstårnet will therefore be more than four metres taller than originally planned. Here is the story of how the world record was raised to new heights.