Fred Green, who would have been known to many people in the forestry and timber industry through his association with the Greenfreight transport company, passed away on 18 November.
Fred, one of many distinguished members of the Australian Contractors Hall of Fame, had a long and suc
The Minister for Energy and Resources Bryan Green believes Forestry Tasmania is an important part of the State’s timber industry and a strategic review of the business will help ensure it adapts to future challenges. “Forestry Tasmania has not been immune to the affects of changes in
The Murray Darling Basin Authority (MDBA) proposed plan for the Basin unfairly targets plantation forestry, threatening a vital rural and regional industry, according to the Australian
Forest Products Association (AFPA).
AFPA Chief Executive David Pollard said the plantation industr
Forest and Wood Products Australia (FWPA) is offering a number of opportunities to students to support their studies in the forest and wood products sector in 2012. These programs have been developed as part of FWPA’s commitment to building skills capacity to promote careers in the fo
As well as the very latest data collection, mapping and inventory tools that have already been detailed in a previous update, forest management and estate planning have also been added to this year’s ForestTECH 2011 series. Like remote sensing, foresters involved in the design of this
Norske Skog's corporate management recommends to the board of directors to maintain full operations at the mills in Skogn and Halden for the time being, but to close down production at Norske Skog Follum. Management's plan means that production at Follum will cease no later than 31 Ma
With global demand for sandalwood products continuing to strengthen, Perth-based company WA Sandalwood Plantations has established what is believed to be the world’s largest single sandalwood plantation, located east of Perth in the State’s central wheatbelt. With site preparation wor
AUSTimber 2012 in March next year will be providing the trucking industry with their first opportunity in at least 20 years to take their customers on demo drives in real forest settings.
Truck exhibitors will be able to take their customers on a test drive around a variety of differ
Australia’s peak forest industry body, the Australian Forest Products Association (AFPA), supports measures to curb the importation of illegally logged forest products to Australia, but says it is important that such measures do not impose unnecessary and costly regulation on the dome
A year-long works program has allowed ForestrySA to put a stop to ongoing vandalism occurring at the popular tourist attraction ‘Hell’s Hole’, in the Green Triangle. Long a target of vandals, Hell’s Hole is located within ForestrySA’s Mount Gambier Forest district, just 17km South of