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Mass Timber – Post and Beam Buildings Free Full Day Seminar

With the race to the tallest timber building comes a form of building construction that has surprised the design world in its cost, speed of construction and beauty. Source: Timberbiz This form of building design is Post and Beam construction made from Mass Timber. An all-day seminar
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18th Australian Timber Design Awards Night

On 25 October the 2017 Australian Timber Design Award winners will be announced in Melbourne. Source: Timberbiz For the first time, Dangerous Designs is joining the event which will be hosted by MC Tracey Spicer. Tickets for the event are now available and it cost $170 per person for
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Finalists in 2017 national Forest Industry Innovation Awards

The Australian Forest Products Association (AFPA) has announced the finalists of the 2017 national Forest Industry Innovation Awards. Source: Timberbiz AFPA Chief Executive Officer Ross Hampton said he was delighted with the quality of nominations received for the prestigious inaugura
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Glenreagh Timber Festival flooded with people

A massive crowd left organisers short on food but long on satisfaction, it was the standout at this year’s Glenreagh Timber Festival. Source: Coff’s Coast Advocate Festival president Chris Hanson said his committee had budgeted on a crowd of 3000 to 5000 but said on Saturday at
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Prime Minister to speak at AFPA’s industry dinner

The Australian Forest Products Association (AFPA) has announced that Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull will be speaking at AFPA’s Industry Gala Dinner on Tuesday 12 September 2017 at the Great Hall in Parliament House.  Source: Timberbiz The Prime Minister will be delivering the keynote
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Practical sawmilling workshops key to WoodTECH 2017

Two years ago – over two weeks – the FIEA WoodTECH technology series achieved a record turnout of local sawmilling companies.  Over 350 delegates attended. Source: Timberbiz All major sawmilling companies in addition to leading tech providers from throughout Australasia, North America
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Australian winner of forestry photo contest

Australia’s certified forests are incredibly diverse and the winning entry in a national photo contest highlights the enjoyment they give to visitors from all walks of life. Source: Timberbiz Australian Forestry Standard CEO Simon Dorries, commenting on the award, said the contest hel
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The true benefits of bioenergy explained

The Victorian Bioenergy Network, supported by Cultivate Agribusiness, is holding a two-day forum, workshop and tour in Ararat on 11-12 September 2017. Source: Timberbiz The aim of the forum is to provide local government businesses, community groups and others interested in reducing t
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AFCA Green Triangle meeting

Australian Forest Contractor’s Australia (AFCA) Green Triangle regional meeting and forest owners and service providers – uniform safety audit launch will be held today. Source: Timberbiz This AFCA regional meeting will provide an update on: the Log Haulage Registered Code of Pr
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Private Forestry Forum Tasmania

The Hon Guy Barnett, Minister for Resources, Minister for Building and Construction will be the keynote speaker at a private forestry forum for landowners, foresters, processors and land-use managers in Tasmania. Source: Timberbiz The event will be held on Tuesday 11 July 2017 at the
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