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Engineered wood for transport containers

When it comes to making transport packaging that are strong, cost effective and lightweight, containers and bins made with engineered wood products can be a smart solution. Source: Pallet Enterprize
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Plantations committee celebrates 16 years

Towong Shire’s plantations committee, the first committee of its kind established in Victoria, recently passed its 16th anniversary, an especially notable achievement with several of its founding members still actively involved on the committee. Source: Timberbiz
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Timber recycling facility gets five year extension

A timber recycling facility in Clackline, Western Australia has been given a five-year extension of its temporary planning approval. Source: In My Community
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Scion faces court ruling against new technique

Forestry research institute Scion said a New Zealand High Court ruling against the use of new breeding techniques for pine trees won’t upset its current research program but could be an obstacle to future research. Source: Radio New Zealand
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SA workers redundancy now or worse to come

Forestry South Australia workers have another six week wait before the State Government decides whether they still have a job. Sources: ABC Rural, ABC
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Metal eating tree discovered

A plant just discovered in the jungles of the Philippines could help clean up contaminated industrial sites. Source: Takepart

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Gunnedah Timbers future on-hold

New South Wales state Environment Minister Rob Stokes said he would receive a report on the management of cypress forests in two State Conservation Areas, by the end of the month. Sources: ABC News
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Forestry political losers in NZ

New Zealand First said forestry businesses and sawmill workers would be the real losers from the Government’s removal of tariffs on imported building materials. Source: New Zealand First Party
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World Bioenergy Conference on renewable energy and efficiency

In the first week of June, four Victorians and a Tasmanian are attending the 2014 World Bioenergy Conference in Jönköping, Sweden, with two from the group involved in proceedings. Source: Andrew Lang World Bioenergy Association board member for Australasia-Oceania
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In the FRAME for innovation

FRAME Australia 2014 has evolved into a conference that heralded change and innovation for the timber industry. Source: Timberbiz

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