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Building the CLT Gardens

The first shipment of Cross Laminated Timber – a product used as an alternative to steel and concrete- has arrived onsite for what will become Australia’s largest tall timber building at Campbelltown. Source: The Urban Developer ‘The Gardens’ is the largest affordable housing project
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UQ aims for taller timber buildings

The Sunshine State’s top university has teamed up with leading members of industry to establish a new research centre that focuses on the development of innovative methods for creating taller timber buildings. Source: Sourceable The University of Queensland has established the Centre
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Australian forestry in Oregon

Lynea Advisory, in association with Oregon State University, Oregon Wood Innovation Center and the Institute of Foresters of Australia conducted a forest and forest products innovation tour of the Oregon forest sector this July. Source: Timberbiz “This 7-night tour focused on innovati
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AFCA advocates for FOLS skills

AFCA has become an advocate of the FOLS Skills Verification Program signing an agreement with ForestWorks to provide AFCA members and their operators with discounted FOLS fees. Source: Timberbiz AFCA Chairman, Ian Reid said they are pleased to be working with ForestWorks to implement
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New wood processing plant in NZ

About 120 new jobs are expected to be created through a new multimillion-dollar wood processing plant in New Zealand that could have a global impact on the building industry. Source: The New Zealand Herald In what was described as a “landmark decision” Eastland Community Trust confirm
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