Monthly Archives: March 2013

Mount Gambier sawmill upgrade exports

NF McDonnell and Sons sawmilling operation will send its first regular export shipment to South East Asia following a $ 2m upgrade of its facilities. Source: The Border Watch
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Glulam operation in Tasmania expands

All is not bad news in Tasmania; growth is coming with the opening of a new facility in North Motton to produce glulam. Source: Timberbiz
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NZ forest and wood awards open for nominations

The New Zealand 2013 Forest and Wood Industry National Training Awards are open with nominations closing on May 31. Source: Timberbiz
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International wood fibre conference in Turkey

With just under two weeks left to go, 227 participants from 35 countries have signed up to attend the 6th International Wood Fibre Resources and Trade Conference in Istanbul, Turkey, from April 8-10. Source: Timberbiz
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International wood fibre conference in Turkey

With just under two weeks left to go, 227 participants from 35 countries have signed up to attend the 6th International Wood Fibre Resources and Trade Conference in Istanbul, Turkey, from April 8-10. Source: Timberbiz
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More wood for Christ Church

Sir Miles Warren’s vision for Christ Church Cathedral is to rebuild it as it was supposed to be, but never was with an all-wooden interior. Sources: Stuff, The Press, Fairfax NZ
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Chinese implements to get the chop

A National People’s Congress member has highlighted the dire situation of China’s deforestation during a parliamentary meeting, saying that the country produces as many as 80 billion pairs of disposable chopsticks each year. Source: South China Morning Post
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Master classes in timber confirmed

Dates for the University of Tasmania’s Master Classes in Timber Engineering organised by the Centre for Sustainable Architecture with Wood (CSAW) have been confirmed. Source: Timberbiz
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Caring for the Earth with Biochar

Passionate biochar advocates Dr Paul Taylor and Dr Stephen Joseph are coming to central Victoria on April 20-21 to teach a hands-on biochar workshop hosted by the Kyneton Transition Hub and the Bendigo Sustainability Group. Source: Timberbiz
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Tassie peace deal attacked from a new side

The President of Tasmania’s Legislative Council has delivered a scathing assessment of the forest peace deal. Source: 7 News
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