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Engineered wood for transport containers

When it comes to making transport packaging that are strong, cost effective and lightweight, containers and bins made with engineered wood products can be a smart solution. Source: Pallet Enterprize
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Downward trend in Australian wood chip exports broken

The Wood Resource Quarterly (WRQ) reported that the downward trend in Australian wood chip exports was broken in 2013 thanks to increased chip demand from Chinese pulp mills. Sources: Wood Resource Quarterly, Infolink
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Popular Science article says wood is the most advanced building material

The most advanced building material is wood Building Material is Wood according to Clay Risen in the March 2014 issue of Popular Science magazine. Source: The Calaveras Enterprise
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Post GFC wood markets for Australia

Andrew Morton vice president of URS Forestry described Australia’s post GFC wood markets at the Forest Investments Market Outlook (FIMO) conference in Melbourne this week. Source: Timberbiz
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Engineered wood receives no funding

New Zealand’s National’s Primary Growth Partnership has rejected all applications for funding to develop engineered wood according to Labour’s Research and Development spokesperson Megan Woods. Source: Voxy

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Forest Contractors Wood First promotion

The Australian Forest Contractors Association is pitching a ‘Wood First’ program to communities, councils and state governments this year. Source: ABC Rural
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Hyne Timber sells to Superior Wood

Changing business conditions have forced Hyne Timber to sell its Imbil and Melawondi operations in the Mary Valley to Superior Wood Pty Ltd. Source: Fraser Coast Chronicle
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Wild storms call for wood recovery in NZ

Logging crews from outside Canterbury will help with the clean-up and wood recovery in forests left shattered in New Zealand from last week’s wind storm. Source: Radio New Zealand

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Occupational cancer study addresses wood products

Public health researchers have identified which carcinogens are likely to contribute most to occupational cancer in New Zealand workplaces. Source: Yahoo
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ABARES foresees fantastic future for wood

Massive upswings in home renovations and construction of new multi residential dwellings is set to more than double demand for wood-based panel products such as plywood, plasterboard in Australia over the next four decades, a new report has found. Source: Sourceable
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