Monthly Archives: August 2013

ForestTECH 2013 Safety and Steep Slope Harvesting

This year ForestTECH 2013 will be a first for the New Zealand and Australian forestry industry, as it will include two major forestry events over two days. Source: Timberbiz
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US stumpage price forecasts

Forest2Market has added three 5-year strategic stumpage price forecasts to its Forest2Mill product line, a suite of services designed for buyers and sellers of logs and other wood raw materials. Source: Timberbiz
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Forest peace deal problems ongoing

Tasmania’s Upper House MPs are considering a critical report on the Government’s efforts to address problems with the implementation of the forest peace deal, as they prepare to vote on its future. Source: ABC News
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NZ prisoners exporting to Australia

In a first for a New Zealand prison, timber products made by offenders at Hawke’s Bay Prison are being exported directly to Australia. Source: Voxy

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Horizon council’s sustainable land use

Twenty per cent of the new forest planted in New Zealand last year was the result of Horizons Regional Council’s Sustainable Land Use Initiative. Source: The New Zealand Herald
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Inaugural Māori Forestry Forum

New Zealand politician Jo Goodhew welcomed the Maori Forestry Forum – the first of its kind held and spoke at the event. Source: Scoop
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Boral to face more hard times

Building products maker Boral is preparing for another difficult year after suffering a $ 212 million annual loss. Source: AAP
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Neither political party addresses climate change

The election debate has yet to truly address the major parties’ competing climate change policies according to the Australian Forest Products Association. Source: Timberbiz
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Dieback for gamers

A game has been developed by scientists to help the UK combat ash dieback disease. Source: Care2.com
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Order your timber online in Melbourne

Serano Timber in Dandenong, Melbourne launched its new hardware and outdoor timber supplies store for online purchases. Source: Newswire
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