Tag Archives: Australian

Australian business helps boost Carter Holt Harvey bottom line

Carter Holt Harvey more than tripled gross margins at its Australian building supplies in 2013 and reversed write-downs it took on its timber business a year earlier, narrowing the company’s annual loss. Source: The New Zealand Herald
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Downward trend in Australian wood chip exports broken

The Wood Resource Quarterly (WRQ) reported that the downward trend in Australian wood chip exports was broken in 2013 thanks to increased chip demand from Chinese pulp mills. Sources: Wood Resource Quarterly, Infolink
Daily Timber News

APP back into the Australian paper good books

Asian Pulp and Paper (APP) is making a comeback in the Australian print market, but still has a way to go before it convinces its former customers to do business again. Source: ProPrint
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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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Plant hire with new online Australian portal

More than 30,000 pieces of plant and equipment for will be accessible for online searchers across Australia with the launch a new website which is Australian owned. Source: Timberbiz
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Carbon price fall in EU makes Australian companies nervous

The fall in Europe’s carbon price has further dented the confidence of Australian companies working to either offset or reduce the country’s emissions. Source: ABC News
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Sweet sounds of Australian timber

When Maton Guitars custom luthier Andy Allen builds an instrument that uses the tiniest sliver of Brazilian rosewood, the guitar takes on a new identity. The buyer is issued with a guitar passport to prove its constituent timbers were harvested legally and sold through a registered supplier, so it can be taken overseas without fear of it being impounded. Source: Sydney Morning Herald
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NZ cautious of Australian illegal logging bill

The New Zealand forest and timber processing industries are watching the passage of illegal logging legislation in Australia, because it has the potential to disrupt the country’s export trade in forest products across the Tasman. Source: Radio New Zealand
Daily Timber News

Fair Work Australia win for employers – The Australian

Fair Work Australia win for employers
The Australian
The Construction Forestry Mining and Energy Union slammed the tribunal for approving the agreement and flagged a likely court challenge. The union claims the decision, if allowed to stand, could be used by companies across the resource sector to induce
Fair Work allows mining workers to opt out of collective union agreementSmartCompany.com.au
Fair Work rules in favour of employersBusiness Spectator

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