Tag Archives: Forestry

AFPA and FIFWA slam Ludlam’s forestry stunt

The Australian Forest Products Association (AFPA) and the Forest Industries Federation of WA (FIFWA) have said they are disappointed that WA senate hopeful Scott Ludlam has chosen to spruik misinformation about Australian forestry in a transparent attempt to gain election publicity. Source: Timberbiz
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NZ Labour to announce forestry plan

Labour is to announce a plan to get long term unemployed working in forestry when Leader David Cunliffe speaks to an industry conference in Wellington. Source: The New Zealand Herald
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Tasmania’s new premier owns mandate for forestry

Tasmania’s incoming premier Will Hodgman is demanding green groups accept the Liberal party has a mandate to reboot the state’s logging industry. Sources: AAP, ABC
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Call for help after SA forestry fires

Owners of the Morgan sawmill in South Australia’s mid-north are calling for State Government help to save the local forestry industry. Source: ABC Rural
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120m Euro loan for Slovakian forestry

The European Investment Bank (EIB) has approved Slovakia a loan of EUR 120 million to finance projects contributing to afforestation, improved forest protection and management and the upgrading of agricultural infrastructure in rural areas, the bank announced Monday. Source: RTT News
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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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NZ Farm Forestry Association conference

A British climate risk specialist and Jeanette Fitzsimons, former co-leader of the Green Party, will be key speakers at the New Zealand Farm Forestry Association national conference being held in Blenheim in April. Sources: The Marlborough Express, Stuff Co NZ
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NZ forestry organizations appoint safety panel

Reeling from a horror year for safety in 2013, the forestry industry has appointed a panel to review the high number of serious and fatal injuries in the industry. Sources: Fairfax NZ News, Stuff NZ
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Lobbying for forestry in New Zealand

Forestry industry bosses are to begin lobbying politicians for a national “wood first” Government procurement policy to stimulate investment. Sources: Fairfax NZ News, Stuff NZ
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Bootcamp for forestry activists

The Tasmanian Opposition is angry about a plan by conservationists to hold a training camp for anti-forestry protesters. Source: 7 News, Timberbiz
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