Monthly Archives: January 2014

Rayonier separates its business groups

Rayonier announced that it intends to separate its Performance Fibers business from its Forest Resources and Real Estate businesses. Source: Woodworking Network
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Forest scientist gains Order of Australia

Injecting scientific knowledge into the forestry debate has been a driving force behind the career of Canberra scientist Sadanandan Nambiar. Source: The Canberra Times

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Tas Greens want to target Gunns’ buyers

The Tasmanian Greens want the receivers of the collapsed timber company Gunns to make public the six investors interested in the company’s assets. Sources: ABC News, 7 News
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Finalists announced for NZ Resene awards

NZ Wood has announced finalists in the 2014 NZ Wood Resene Timber Design Awards. Source: Scoop Media
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Bunnings Bundaberg one of Australia’s largest

One of the country’s biggest hardware stores is set to open the doors to its new warehouse in Bundaberg early next year. Source: Bundaberg News Mail
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Hop on the Carbon Bus

Ten young farmers will be chosen to join the ‘Carbon Bus’ on an inaugural three-day tour of research sites and innovative farms in northern Queensland, launching the national ‘Future Farmers and the Carbon Farming Futures’ initiative. Source: Timberbiz
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Agroforestry gets grant

A project to help farmers increase returns using trees has funding as part of the Australian Government’s Innovation Grants. Source: Timberbiz
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Tree houses of the world

Remember the good old days when a tree house was a rough assemblage of two-by-fours and plywood wedged into the crook of your backyard oak tree? These days, tree houses are more than just hideaways. Source: USA Today
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Hoopla for Timber Training Centre

The State Minister for Higher Education and Skills, Peter Hall, visited the Timber Training Centre at Creswick last week to oversee progress on a project being undertaken between Government House, the Victorian Government and the Timber Training Centre. Source: The Advocate – Hepburn
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Bootcamp for forestry activists

The Tasmanian Opposition is angry about a plan by conservationists to hold a training camp for anti-forestry protesters. Source: 7 News, Timberbiz
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