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VicForests hits back

Recent discussion in The Age (“Axe VicForests or chop off the public money”, May 29) has provided a simplified overview of the challenges facing our native timber industry. Source: The Canberra Times, David Walsh author
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State Governments all back national forest products innovation institute

In a remarkable display of national unity all six state Governments have thrown their weight behind the Australian Forest Products Association’s (AFPA) push for a National Institute for Forest Products Innovation Source: Timberbiz
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A tight budget still needs to back our national future

On May 13 we will finally know just how tight the belt is being pulled around the national waistline. Certainly we must live within our means. Source: Ross Hampton, CEO Australian Forest Products Association
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NZ Greens back timber industry

The Green Party in New Zealand says it will offer a NZ$ 1 million prize for the first company to build a 10-storey structural timber building in New Zealand. Source: Fairfax NZ News, Stuff.co.nz
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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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Long road ahead for building bounce back

The latest residential land update signals a long road ahead before new home building activity returns to healthy levels. Source: Timberbiz
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Asia hits back against environmental groups

Representatives from Asia’s paper and timber industries are gathering in Bangkok amid harsh criticism from western environmental organisations. These groups claim, despite evidence to the contrary, that Asian timber and paper companies are harming the environment. Source: Bangkok Post (External link)
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New mill back on track for completion this year

WORK ON a new timber mill in New South Wales has recommenced after a temporary halt. The December halt was caused by an administrative issue. However, Tasco’s managing director Bart Crawley said the Bombala Mill was on track for completion in December 2012.
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