Tag Archives: Forestry

Help for Forestry Tasmania to gain FSC

Forestry Tasmania has appointed an auditor to help it win crucial Forestry Stewardship Council certification. Source: ABC News
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New guidelines for forestry in Bay of Plenty

Bay of Plenty Regional Council has prepared new guidelines for forestry in the Bay of Plenty to help foresters avoid erosion and sediment problems as they carry out their operations. Source: Scoop Media
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Private forestry in demand in Queensland

Demand for locally grown native timber from south-east Queensland could soon be on the increase. Source: ABC Rural
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Labour wants forestry inquiry in NZ

Labour is calling for an inquiry into the economics of forestry processing with leader David Cunliffe saying importing timber for the Christchurch rebuild while New Zealand mills were closing was “lunacy”. Sources: Stuff.co.nz, Fairfax NZ News, Timberbiz
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Names added to forestry honour list

Another 24 names and tree dedications joined the 170 at the National Foresters’ Grove in the Wagga Road reserve, Albury as it celebrated its 25th anniversary. Source: The Border Mail
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Forestry award winner heads to nationals

As the Victorian state winner of the 2013 Rural Industries Research & Development Corporation (RIRDC) Rural Women’s Award, PhD student, Michelle Freeman will be heading to Canberra for the announcement of the national award. Source: Timberbiz
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SA Forestry goes high tech to gain visitors

South Australia’s Forestry Department is implementing technology to provide recreational forest visitors with more mobile access to information and to help navigate popular recreation areas. Source: FutureGov Asia
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Indonesia steps up export of forestry products

The Forestry Ministry is confident that the export of forestry products to the European Union (EU) will grow up to 20% with the signing of an agreement between Indonesia and the union by the end of the month. Source: The Jakarta Post
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Elders continues struggle after divesting forestry

Struggling rural services company Elders will axe about 150 jobs, or about 10% of its workforce, as it re-organises and refinances its business and reduces its debt. Source: AAP
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New Zealand government invests $2.5 million in forestry

The New Zealand Government is investing NZ$ 2.5 million over a maximum of five years to support research that will increase the productivity of the forestry industry. Source: Timberbiz, Lesprom, Radio New Zealand
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