Monthly Archives: November 2013

Fine for unregistered milling of indigenous timber

A man has been fined NZ$ 3000 plus costs for milling indigenous timber valued at NZ$ 15,000 at his unregistered sawmill in New Zealand. Sources: Fairfax NZ News, Stuff NZ
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NSW Forestry Corp donates timber

The Forestry Corporation of NSW has donated five high quality locally sourced sawlogs and a bark canoe to be auctioned at the Shoalhaven Timber Festival in Milton/Ulladulla for the Dunn & Lewis Youth Development Foundation. Source: 4-Traders
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Grazing and forestry friends with benefits

Grazing and forestry may not be the strange bedfellows many believe them to be. Source: North Queensland Register
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Inquests in NZ forestry deaths

A coroner will hold a series of inquests into forestry workers’ deaths with the aim of identifying systemic issues within the country’s deadliest industry. Source: The New Zealand Herald
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Tas Forest Contractors turns 50 in decline

The Tasmanian Forest Contractors Association just marked its 50th anniversary but the Association is not what it was. Source: ABC Rural
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$1 mill compensation to sawmill worker

A Canberra man who hurt his back while working at a sawmill has been awarded more $ 1 million in compensation. Sources: Yahoo7, Canberra Times
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Indonesian trade agreement with EU flawed

Following concerns over a flawed timber trade agreement between Indonesia and the European Union (EU), the Forestry Ministry said it would review its legal framework for timber standards in an effort to curb illegal logging linked to human rights abuses. Source: The Jakarta Post
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Help for Forestry Tasmania to gain FSC

Forestry Tasmania has appointed an auditor to help it win crucial Forestry Stewardship Council certification. Source: ABC News
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APFC has 33 countries meeting in NZ

The forest sector across Asia and the Pacific has enormous untapped potential to increase the prosperity of countries, industries and improve the livelihoods of millions. Source: Timberbiz, Scoop Independent News
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New guidelines for forestry in Bay of Plenty

Bay of Plenty Regional Council has prepared new guidelines for forestry in the Bay of Plenty to help foresters avoid erosion and sediment problems as they carry out their operations. Source: Scoop Media
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