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More information on peace deal funds

Tasmanian’s Economic Development Minister has given more detail about which projects will get a share of forest peace deal funding, amid claims the process is flawed. Sources: ABC News, The Examiner

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Frame association becomes more encompassing

The UK Timber Frame Association (UKTFA) is changing its name to the Structural Timber Association (STA). Source: Construction Index (UK)
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China keen for more NZ forests

China Forestry Group New Zealand, a subsidiary of state-owned China Forest Group Corp, is keen on mopping up more local forests after buying a chunk of estates from the New Zealand Superannuation Fund. Source: Business Spectator
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More wood for Christ Church

Sir Miles Warren’s vision for Christ Church Cathedral is to rebuild it as it was supposed to be, but never was with an all-wooden interior. Sources: Stuff, The Press, Fairfax NZ
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OneFortyOne in SA for a century or more

OneFortyOne Plantations, the US company that purchased rights to the forests in the South Australia’s south-east has been welcomed by local workers and businesses. Source: Adelaide Now
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More natives so don’t pine for 500 trees

More than 500 pine trees, which formed an unusual urban forest in the corner of a Caringbah industrial site, were cut down this week. Source: St George and Sutherland Shire Leader
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Study claims more profit in carbon credits than logging

An end to logging in native forests could profit Western Australia by more than $ 400 million a year, according to new research by the Australia Institute. Source: Donnybrook-Bridgetown Mail
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Many more seeking certification

FSC CERTIFICATION was a bright spot in an otherwise gloomy year for Australia’s forestry industry, with FSC Australia reporting a 12% increase in Chain of Custody certificates issued and 49% increase in forest area certified (622,447has to 931,070 ha) in Australia in 2012.
FSC International Director General Kim Carstensen flew into Melbourne from the organisation’s headquarters in Bonn, Germany, to celebrate the FSC annual excellence awards function. Source: Timberbiz

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Achieve More Workshops really help you achieve more!

A series of Achieve More Workshops is being hosted by HewSaw Pty Ltd and its Single Source Alliance Partners in February 2013. The Single Source Alliance has been established from among a select group of machinery, equipment, services and technology suppliers to help meet the challenges facing the industry and the recognised desire for an efficient system solution from a group of professional partners, each recognised experts in their respective fields and experienced at working together to achieve more. Source: Timberbiz
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More aggressive approach needed to survive

The younger generation of timber players must continually strive to develop innovative and sophisticated timber-based products in order to thrive in the market that has grown very competitive of late. Source: Timberbiz
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