AN EARLY warning system that can detect a fire within five minutes of it starting, alert fire personnel with an SMS of the exact location and send real-time imagery of the fire could be the answer to Australia’s quest to protect communities from future bushfire devastation.
VANCOUVER, July 19 (Xinhua) -- The forest fire in Kelowna, Canada's western province of British Columbia (B.C.), is spreading rapidly, forcing emergency evacuation of 6,500 homes and damaging nine houses, the provincial Ministry of Forests said Sunday.
The Institute of Foresters of Australia will be holding its 2009 National Conference at Caloundra, Queensland, Australia from 6-10 September 2009. The Institute President Dr Peter Volker said it was timely for foresters to meet, when forestry issues are receiving increasing prominence
Suppliers to Australia’s pulp and paper industry will be out in force at Asia-Pacific’s only dedicated bulk and powder handling exhibition. The event, which is expected to attract 2,500 attendees from a variety of industries, including the food processing industry, will be held at Bri