FORESTRY TASMANIA managing director Bob Gordon says the opening of the Ta Ann rotary peel veneer mill at the Smithton Wood Centre would benefit Tasmania by creating jobs and establishing new export markets.
The new manufacturing enterprise follows almost 10 years of product developme
Stephen Jamieson, timberman and 25-year veteran firefighter who lost his life in January, has been posthumously awarded the inaugural Victorian Association of Forest Industries (VAFI) Lifetime Service Award.
BORAL TIMBER employees are firm in the belief that your word is your bond, even if it means a lot of extra work. They recently planted 1,000 trees and shrubs in the Wisemans Ferry area of NSW to honour a promise to Conservation Volunteers Australia during a promotion.
Numerous small fires have occurred of late in the Murray/Murrumbidgee region, and Forests NSW is concerned that some campers may not be paying attention to the Solid Fuel Fire Ban, that is now in place.