After seven years as president of Caterpillar Forest Products, John Carpenter accepted a new role within Caterpillar as its global construction industries technology & solutions manager. Source: Timberbiz
FSC CERTIFICATION was a bright spot in an otherwise gloomy year for Australia’s forestry industry, with FSC Australia reporting a 12% increase in Chain of Custody certificates issued and 49% increase in forest area certified (622,447has to 931,070 ha) in Australia in 2012.
AT ELMIA Wood 2009 Dutch nationals were the third-largest group of foreign visitors from outside the Nordic area. Yet the Netherlands is better known for growing tomatoes and tulips than trees. The man behind this interest in the fair is Johan Burgers, Elmia Wood’s first ambassador. S
A WORK plan to develop a National Standard for Australia has been prepared and Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) Australia is now seeking funding to support the standard development process. The development of the Australian National Standard will begin early this year and is planned f
THE NATIONAL Timber Councils Association (NTCA) held its Annual General Meeting on 16 November 2012 at the Wrest Point Casino in Tasmania as an affiliated event of the Australian Local Government Association National Local Government Road and Transport Congress. The event had strong a
A LANDMARK NSW report published in an international forest journal has for the first time highlighted the potential role of production forests in reducing Australia’s greenhouse gas emissions. The report has now been published in the international journal, Forests.
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Logging company Atlantic Resources has shipped millions of dollars worth of illegal timber from Liberia in breach of President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf's August order to halt timber exports, the London-based Global Witness has revealed. These are the most significant illegal log exports
A series of Achieve More Workshops is being hosted by HewSaw Pty Ltd and its Single Source Alliance Partners in February 2013. The Single Source Alliance has been established from among a select group of machinery, equipment, services and technology suppliers to help meet the challeng
The Chairman of AFPA, Greg McCormack, has expressed his gratitude and appreciation for the work of Chief Executive Officer David Pollard, who has recently announced his upcoming retirement in April 2013. Source: Timberbiz