Details of the Wood Preservation 2012 event have been circulated now to industry. Last run in April 2009, the 2012 program runs in Melbourne on 23-24 May 2012. As an extra for those attending the Wood Preservation 2012 event this year the organisers in conjunction with local industr
The Australian Forest Products Association has joined the chorus of anger and dismay felt by Tasmania’s community and industry leaders following the news of recent job losses in the forest industry. These lost jobs are a direct result of market sabotage by green groups with a distinct
Prime Minister Julia Gillard and Tasmanian Premier Lara Giddings must take full responsibility for the loss of business and jobs announced at Ta Ann’s Tasmanian mills today, Coalition Forestry Spokesman Richard Colbeck said.
Three years have passed since the last Australasian wood preservation event ran for local wood treatment operations. “In 2009, we had over 200 delegates participating in the Forest Industry Engineering (FIEA) technology series” says Brent Apthorp, FIEA Director.
The official AUSTimber Welcome function will be held on Thursday 29 March 2012 at the prestigious Barn Steak House in Mount Gambier and hold a charity auction to raise funds for local disadvantaged children.
The Australian Forest Products Association (AFPA) has welcomed a decision by New South Wales independent MPs Rob Oakeshott and Tony Windsor to pass a motion to disallow recent regulations that ban native forest wood waste for renewable energy.
Simon Dorries, chief executive of the EWPAA, believes it’s time for him to try and make a difference in the political field and will be standing as a CanDo Candidate for seat of Woodridge in Queensland’s State elections on 24 March.
China is now the world’s largest importer of softwood logs and lumber, as reported by Wood Resources International. The importance of China to forestry’s export earnings will be a key focus at the Future Forestry Finance conference series.