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Sawmills in China: a $9 billion industry?

The main drivers for the sawmill industry in China are the country’s rapid urbanisation, transportation construction, the development of the real estate market and increasing purchasing power for high-quality wood furniture. Over the next five years, the Chinese government will
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Green groups’ peace offer not genuine

GREEN groups have offered to suspend their market-based campaign against Tasmanian veneer maker Ta Ann for a month to give forest “peace talks” a chance but the move has raised the ire of Coalition Forestry Spokesman Richard Colbeck. “The conditional nature of the protest
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High praise for the forest and timber industry feature event

“I’ve been involved in events like this for many years, all over the world and AUSTimber 2012 is the best I have experienced.” That quote from Robert Sanders, Market Development Engineer/Demo Operator, Caterpillar, summed it all up for the four-yearly feature event for the forest and
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