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Podcast number two on wood production

The University of Tasmania’s Centre for Sustainable Architecture with Wood (CSAWW) has presented the second podcast in its new timber education and skills series to partner its Graduate Certificate in Timber (Processing and Building). CSAWW announced the release of the centre’s second podcast: short online videos on fundamental aspects of using or producing timber and wood products. Source: Timberbiz
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Wood Resources Quarterly figures show strong timber demand

New figures from Wood Resources Quarterly show that China’s wood imports have increased hugely over the past ten years – which is great news for those investing in sustainable forestry, claims Forestry Research Associates (FRA). Source: Timberbiz
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Wood heaters regain popularity

Rising electricity and gas prices are forcing consumers to switch to wood heaters to heat their homes. Source: Adelaide Now

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Wood pellets use embodied in federal law

Pending legislation in the US could open up wider domestic markets for wood fuel pellets and force federal agencies to give preferential consideration to the product. Source: Biomass magazine

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Ikea’s Russian wood not good

Ikea is facing heavy criticism for the logging and clear-cutting of old-growth forests in the north of Russian Karelia by its wholly owned subsidiary Swedwood. Source: The Guardian
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International Research Group on Wood Protection outcomes

Jack Norton, president of the International Research Group (IRG) on Wood Protection, spoke at the Wood Preservation 2012 conference on the outcomes of the recent International Research Group meeting in Malaysia held in early May. Source: Timberbiz
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Asia report on wood panel demand

Asia’s dominant position in the global panel demand and supply cannot be challenged, but in the future the real game changes will be raw material supply security, uncertain and high cost energy, access to the state-of-art technology and best-in-class industry practices. Source: Timberbiz

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