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Triabunna mill not reopening

Graeme Wood and Jan Cameron have ended hopes of reopening a Tasmanian woodchip mill they bought two years ago and will instead call for interest in developing the site for tourism. Sources: The Australian, the Herald-Sun
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Pulp mill update – prices in US

Wood costs account for between 50-55% of the production costs for pulp mills in the US. Source: Wood Resources International LLC
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Gunns receivers interested in Scottsdale mill site

Receivers for Gunns said they are keen for further talks with a Dorset industries group about buying the 34-hectare Ling Siding sawmill site at Scottsdale. Source: The Examiner
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Bombala mill on schedule for November

Tasco, owners of a major timber mill development at Bombala in south east New South Wales, said construction was on track to begin processing logs in November 2012. Sources: ABC News, ABC South East NSW

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Competitors become co-workers after fire destroys mill

Two Taranaki timber mills went from competitors to colleagues overnight when a factory fire crippled Taranakipine’s planing mill in February. Sources: Stuff, Fairfax NZ News
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Ta Ann abandons mill project

Ta Ann has abandoned plans to build a $ 10 million plywood mill in the North, even if the Legislative Council approves the forestry peace deal. Source: The Examiner
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Commissioning phase for new mill

Bombala district’s new $ 74 million Dongwha Timbers softwood sawmill is nearing completion. Source: Timberbiz
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DTM has best mill in Queensland

DTM Timber’s Tiaro mill has beaten the best in the industry to be named Queensland’s best sawmilling operation. Tiaro site manager Nigel Martin believed it was the versatility of the mill that clinched them the win at the Queensland Timber Industry Awards. Source: Fraser Coast Chronicle
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Boral shuts Batemans Bay mill

Boral will moth-ball its Batemans Bay timber mill operation on the New South Wales far south coast in response to a 30-year low in new housing construction and the need to reduce costs. Source: ABC News
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Kaituna mill worker wins forestry award

Kaituna Sawmill head rig and resaw operator Izaac Filipov won a national forestry industry training award. Filipov works at Nelson Forest’s Kaituna Sawmill near Blenheim in New Zealand. Source: The Marlborough Express
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