Monthly Archives: May 2013

Travelling exhibition of wooden delights

The JamFactory and the Botanic Gardens of Adelaide present WOOD: art design architecture, an exhibition exploring innovative and diverse uses of wood in contemporary Australian art, design and architecture. Source: Furnishing International
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Low prices and demand drive TIMCON to new studies

Delegates at the Timber Packaging and Pallet Confederation (TIMCON) annual general meeting heard that, against a backdrop of depressed prices and low demand, the organisation is working on vital initiatives, including two studies on behalf of its own industry and a number of collaborative projects in other timber based businesses. Source: Packaging Europe
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Mullumbimby Sawmill history comes to light

Much has been written about the early cedar cutters of Mullumbimby there is very little relating to the later timber industry, especially details of all the sawmills scattered throughout the region. Source: The Northern Star
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Frame association becomes more encompassing

The UK Timber Frame Association (UKTFA) is changing its name to the Structural Timber Association (STA). Source: Construction Index (UK)
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Contents of operational sawmill for sale

Two onsite auctions will be held on Tuesday June 4, 2013 in New South Wales to sell the entire contents of a fully operational sawmill and a timber drying and process plant. Source: Timberbiz
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Biodiversity loss blamed on clearing native forests

New Zealand has suffered a dramatic decline in native biodiversity, which a University of Canterbury (UC) researcher has called the most pervasive environmental issue facing the country. Source: Scoop Media
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For sale, experimental earthquake tested home

For sale: an experimental home built in a lab and tested to withstand a magnitude 8 earthquake. Source: Fairfax NZ
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Tassie deal knows no boundaries

The forest deal has descended into more chaos with the revelation that the proposed boundaries have not yet been finalized and that the Greens may be targeting other states. Source: Timberbiz
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New HIA president elected

The Housing Industry Association (HIA,) has elected Ron Dwyer as its new national president. Source: Timberbiz

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Deforestation addressed in Spain

Centuries of deforestation have turned Spain’s forests into barren scrublands, making them vulnerable to erosion. But volunteers are working to revive the landscape and protect local water sources. Source: DW.DE

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