Monthly Archives: December 2013

Logs promote work at Napier Port NZ

Log exports through Napier Port in New Zealand are booming, along with record levels of wood pulp and sawn timber, sending profits soaring by almost 7% to NZ$ 11.8 million for the September year. Sources: Fairfax NZ News, The Dominion Post, Stuff NZ
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NZ bushy convicted of harvesting native timber

A Golden Bay New Zealand bushman who advertised rough sawn rimu timber for sale on the TradeMe website was convicted of having native timber milled without consent in Nelson District Court on 11 December 2013. Source: Voxy NZ
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Preparing to shut up shop

Twelve months ago Whittakers Timber Products in southwest WA was considered one of the biggest sawmill and processing operations in Western Australia’s hardwood industry. Today, it’s preparing to shut up shop. Source: ABC Rural
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Tas timber processing hub stalled by Government

Plans to establish an integrated timber processing hub near Scottsdale in Tasmania have stalled over a new government process. Source: ABC Rural
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Report a furphy about Tassie forestry

The Australia Institute (TAI) continues its history of using dubious numbers to push a green agenda according to Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Agriculture Senator Richard Colbeck. Sources: Timberbiz, Herald Sun, ABC News
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Why buy Australian manufactured goods?

The Australian Forest Products Association (AFPA) has produced a short YouTube video to remind people to buy Australian made product. Source: Timberbiz
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Mobile timber tones

The bamboo-backed Moto X is now ready for lumber lovers everywhere. Source: Tech Radar UK
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Report in on SA forestry sector

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, at the request of the South Australian State Government, studied the condition of the forest sector industries in the Green Triangle region. Sources: Science Daily, Finnbay
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Women networking with politicians for timber

Women from across the forest and timber products industry are networking with each other and leading female Victorian politicians at the Women in Forests and Timber Network (WFTN) luncheon. Source: Timberbiz
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Pryda proud to turn 50

Pryda is celebrating its 50th anniversary next year at the same time as its founder Ray Turner turns 90. Source: Timberbiz
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