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Forestry industry backs safety findings

Forest owners in New Zealand say the independent panel investigating the industry’s appalling accident record has identified one of the big obstacles to improving safety standards. Source: Radio New Zealand
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Union backs inquiry into forest safety

The union for wood and forestry workers is backing calls for an inquiry into forestry safety as New Zealand MPs Darien Fenton and Denise Roche tabled a petition in parliament calling for the government to conduct an inquiry into health and safety in the forest industry. Source: Scoop
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US hardwood council backs EU timber regulations

The American Hardwood Export Council (AHEC), an international trade association for the American hardwood industry, has announced its support and endorsement of the EU Timber Regulation (EUTR), which came into effect in March this year and aims to eradicate illegal timber trade within the EU. Sources: Zawya, Timberbiz
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Timber Queensland backs logging legislation

Industry body Timber Queensland has welcomed the illegal logging legislation passed by the Senate on November 19 as a significant step in addressing illegal
imports. Source: Timberbiz
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Canadian government backs timber industry

The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) is asking the federal government to use Budget 2013 to continue to build on the existing momentum of innovation and transformation in the job-rich forest sector. Source: Sacramento Bee
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Mayor of Grant backs forestry tariffs

The Mayor of the Grant District Council in South Australia says both the state and federal governments need to offer more support to the timber industry. Source: ABC News

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