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Ta Ann starts work on plywood mill

The Tasmanian Premier has turned the first sod on construction of a new plywood mill in the state’s north-west. Source: ABC News
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Eden chip mill leaves state timber contract

Eden woodchip mill will not be renewing its contract to purchase timber from state forests in East Gippsland, Victoria, when the current agreement expires at the end of 2014. Source: The Eden Magnet
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New Forest buys Gunns plantations says no to pulp mill

The new owner of vast tree plantations previously held by failed timber company Gunns Ltd will focus on exporting the resource as woodchips and is sceptical about prospects for a pulp mill in Tasmania. Sources: The Australian, ABC News
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Maryvale pulp mill in Morwell saved

On Sunday afternoon fire swept through plantations to the north of Morwell and came to the boundaries of the Australian Paper Maryvale pulp mill. Source: ABC News
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SA mill could be a fire sale

The devastation of Wirrabara Forest, South Australia in the Bangor blaze could cost 44 jobs at Jamestown. Source: The Flinders News
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Tasmanian Opposition trip to Canberra for pulp mill

Tasmanian Opposition Leader Will Hodgman’s trip to Canberra to lobby his federal leaders for support for the controversial pulp mill has been met with mixed reactions. Source: The Examiner
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From mill site to tourist mecca

Two Australian millionaires will transform a key Tasmanian woodchip mill into a major tourist attraction, in a blow to the State Government and the forestry industry. Source: ABC News
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$1 mill compensation to sawmill worker

A Canberra man who hurt his back while working at a sawmill has been awarded more $ 1 million in compensation. Sources: Yahoo7, Canberra Times
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Expressions of interest for Gunns’ mill

Gunns’ receivers say they have seen “considerable interest” in the failed timber company’s remaining assets, including the Tamar Valley pulp mill, as an expressions of interest process begins. Source: The Australian
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AFPA says Tassie pulp mill deserves rational consideration

The Australian Forest Products Association (AFPA) has applauded the Tasmanian State Labor Government and Liberal Opposition for maintaining their support in principal for a pulp making plant. Source: Timberbiz

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