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Government greed hits timber industry

Peak industry body Timber Queensland said the unfortunate circumstances that triggered Toowoomba based NK Collins Industries to call in administrators after 65 years of operation could also cause other sawmillers to follow suit. Source: Timberbiz
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VBA replaces Building and Plumbing Industry Commission

On July 1, 2013, the Victorian Building Authority (VBA) officially replaced the Building and the Plumbing Industry Commissions of Victoria. Source: Building Products News

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WA forestry minister frustrated with industry

Western Australia’s Forestry Minister Terry Redman expressed frustration over the problems at Whittakers Timber Mill in Greenbushes. Source: Donnybrook Mail
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Timber industry to lift with housing demand

The Australian timber industry expects a better housing market, both here and in the US, will boost global demand for timber. Source: ABC Rural
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Elmia Wood an important vitamin for the forest industry

Elmia Wood 2013 was the most important international forestry fair for many years and it wasn’t just because of the huge attendance figures. Source: Timberbiz
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Housing industry award winners

Victorian builder Keith Robinson was named the recipient of Housing Industry Association (HIA) Sir Phillip Lynch Award of Excellence for 2013. Source: Timberbiz
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Woodchips industry in times of trouble

The Tasmanian State Government has rejected calls for it to play a greater role in stimulating the struggling forestry industry, a position that has drawn strong criticism from the Opposition. Source: ABC News
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Log books for the timber industry

In Illuka, New South Wales, Roy Ellery isn’t too keen on adding up the hours spent working on his unique hand-crafted timber “log books” – he said they are a labour of love. Source: Clarence Valley Daily Examiner
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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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UK industry has support from government

Some of the biggest names in the UK timber sector have pledged widespread support for the Government’s Independent Panel on Forestry Report. Source: Lesprom

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