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Noel Pearson keynote at Institute of foresters conference

Noel Pearson, director of the Cape York Institute for Policy and Leadership, has been named as a Keynote speaker for the 2017 Institute of Foresters conference about tropical forestry to be held in Cairns from 14-17 August. Source: Timberbiz Mr  Pearson is Director of the Cape York In
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Eastland Wood Council awards

The Eastland Wood Council is celebrating its eighth annual awards and looks forward to recognising top performers and heroes of the industry and the Eastland Wood Council – Skilled Professional of the Year. Source: Timberbiz The official opening for nominations was the beginning Febru
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MobileTECH in March

In just under two months, Rotorua will be playing host to nearly 300 industry representatives from throughout the primary industries sector when MobileTECH arrives. Source: Timberbiz MobileTECH 2017 is a major industry conference focusing on new technologies and innovations designed a
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Free Native Forest Management Field Day

On Saturday February 18, the Private Forestry Service Queensland (PFSQ) is holding an on-location event to look at the impacts of thinning of forest health, productivity, economic returns and grazing. Source: Timberbiz The event to be held on Warren Tobin’s property near Gin Gin will
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Today’s Gin Gin Field Day postponed

Private Forestry Service Queensland’s Tobin Field Day near Gin Gin has been postponed. Source: Timberbiz The field day, which had been scheduled for today (February 2) was put on the backburner because of problems with the availability of a chipping machine. It is now hoped to h
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Multinail invitation

Multinail invites you to attend the installation of the commercial floor truss cassette at its new head office at Stapylton, south-east Queensland. Source: Timberbiz “With the recent changes to the National Construction Code allowing timber to be used in more applications, we’re
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Safety Summit program released

Forest Industry Safety Summit 2017 programs for Rotorua and Melbourne have been released. Source: Timberbiz The last Safety Summit, held back in 2015, attracted more than 500 forestry representatives and we are very excited about another strong program for 2017. “The forest indu
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Gottstein Trust Forest Science Course 2017

In February 2017, the Gottstein Trust will be running its third Forest Science Course, in partnership with the IFA and the University of Melbourne. Sources: Timberbiz, VAFI This week long forest science course provides an understanding of Australian forest management, the economics of
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Free WoodSolutions Seminar

Professor Phil Evans will introduce engineered wood composites and describes why they are displacing solid wood in many applications. Source: Timberbiz He will describe recent innovations in the manufacture and applications of engineered wood composites, drawing upon examples from Nor
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Modular Construction Code Pre-Launch

PrefabAUS and the Modular Construction Codes Board (MCCB), in conjunction with the Victorian Government, will host a pre-launch of the draft Code for the Design of Modular Structures. Source: Timberbiz The function will be held 6 December from 9.30am until noon at Theatrette, Level 5,
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