Tag Archives: Australia

FSC Australia invests $1.3m to reach consensus on forest management

Forest Stewardship Council Australia (FSC Australia) has taken a step closer to launching an FSC Australia – Forest Stewardship Standard by revealing a first draft of new guidelines to members. Source: Timberbiz
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Tallest timber office for Australia

Fitzpatrick + Partners are designing what could be Australia’s tallest timber commercial building for Sydney’s central business district. Source: Architecture Australia
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Post GFC wood markets for Australia

Andrew Morton vice president of URS Forestry described Australia’s post GFC wood markets at the Forest Investments Market Outlook (FIMO) conference in Melbourne this week. Source: Timberbiz
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Australia to combat illegal logging in Asia-Pacific

Australia is helping to combat illegal logging in the Asia-Pacific with the launch of four projects in Indonesia and Papua New Guinea under a $ 2 million agreement with the International Tropical Timber Organization. Source: Timberbiz

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Report confirms forestry in Australia has suffered

The forestry industry in Australia has suffered over the past five years with the collapse of managed investment schemes and the exits of several major players according to a new IBISWorld report. Source: Timberbiz
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New Forests could spend $400 to buy Forest Enterprises Australia

Sydney based New Forest group is competing with four international players to buy Forest Enterprises Australia (FEA), which is tipped to sell for as much as $ 400 million. Source: The Australian
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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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Standard for Valuing Commercial Forests in Australia seminar

The Institute of Foresters of Australia in conjunction with forest industry specialists Pöyry Management Consulting Australia will launch a revised version of its ‘Standard for Valuing Commercial Forests in Australia’ at a seminar in Melbourne on Friday November 8. Source: Timberbiz
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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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Mitre 10 buys Banner Hardware in South Australia

Mitre 10 has snaffled another prized South Australian name with family-owned Banner Hardware joining forces with the independent retailer. Source: Adelaide Now
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