Tag Archives: timber

NZ Greens back timber industry

The Green Party in New Zealand says it will offer a NZ$ 1 million prize for the first company to build a 10-storey structural timber building in New Zealand. Source: Fairfax NZ News, Stuff.co.nz
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Post tensioned timber technology first in NZ

The first multi-storey post-earthquake timber building using low-damage post-tensioned timber technology has opened in Christchurch. Source: Voxy NZ
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SA roadmap for timber industry needs support

A regional timber union boss has called for bipartisan support for government investment into the forestry sector following the release of a ground-breaking draft roadmap. Source: The Border Watch
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Tiwi timber signs Japanese deal

The timber plantation on the Tiwi Islands has refused to die, it has been saved again with a new marketing deal worth up to $ 200 million over five years. Source: The Telegraph
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Simpler rules for timber industry

According to the Department of Environment and Primary Industries (DEPI) creating simpler rules for the timber industry will make it easier to enforce. Source: ABC News
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Robust timber returns at FIEA event

With forest product exports continuing to enjoy a run of high commodity prices there is plenty of attention worldwide on the robust returns delivered from forest resources. Source: Timberbiz
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Canadian budget includes timber industry

Forest Products Association of Canada and the Canadian government are working together towards becoming a world leading wood fibre supplier. Source: Timberbiz
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Build code change promotes timber

A change in Australia’s building code will mean greater opportunities for use of timber and wood products in multi-storey construction. Source: Sourceable
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Hoopla for Timber Training Centre

The State Minister for Higher Education and Skills, Peter Hall, visited the Timber Training Centre at Creswick last week to oversee progress on a project being undertaken between Government House, the Victorian Government and the Timber Training Centre. Source: The Advocate – Hepburn
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Timber Communities New National Coordinator

The Board of Timber Communities Australia (TCA) has appointed Helen Murray as its new national coordinator for 2014. Source: Timberbiz
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