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Magna Expo Mueblera in Mexico City

The opening event for Magna Expo Mueblera takes place on 17 January 2018 in the foyer of the Centro Banamex exhibition complex in Mexico City.  Source: Timberbiz Two international trade fairs will be staged under the umbrella of the Magna Expo Mueblera trade fair, which runs from 17 t
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Stakeholders air views on Kangaroo Island

Environmental Projects (EP) is the Adelaide-based company in charge of putting together the Environmental Impact Statement for our facility at Smith Bay. Source: Kangaroo Island Plantation Timbers Recently, EP invited representatives of interested Kangaroo Island groups to a Stakehold
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Christmas wishes

Ryan Media staff and management would like to wish you a Merry Christmas and fabulous New Year. Ryan Media office will be closed from Monday the 25th of December and re-open on Tuesday the 2nd of January This is the last of Daily Timber News for this year. We extend best wishes to all
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Act quickly for Xmas tree giveaway

Following on from the success of last year’s Christmas tree give away, OneFortyOne Plantations is once again looking to gift Christmas trees from its regional forests to the people in the Limestone Coast this Christmas. Source: Timberbiz “We were overwhelmed by the community support o
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Lou moves into new ground as winner of Stanton trophy

External relations manager for HVP Plantations Lou Coutts has won the 2017 Richard Stanton Memorial Award for Excellence in Forest Management. Source: Responsible Wood. Source: Timberbiz The award and trophy, presented in Hobart during the annual general meeting of Australian Forestry
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Piloting a drone revolution

At the just completed ForestTECH 2017 series, we heard from major forestry companies in both New Zealand and Australia that are investing heavily in drones, training in-company pilots and using the technology operationally across their estates. Source: Timberbiz Timberlands who manage
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Cann River awards prizes with help from VicForests

Cann River Community Centre this year awarded two prizes worth $250 each as part of its 2017 Arts, Crafts and Photography Expo thanks to VicForests’ Community Support Program contributions. Source: Timberbiz The Expo, running from 3 to 7 November, had 189 entries from 61 artists, whic
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Creativity and technology the cornerstones of award-winning building

Creativity and technology are fuel for the innovation generation. International House Sydney is a fusion of these two components, giving a platform to develop a culture of change and to drive sustainable growth. Source: Timberbiz Standing at the gateway of Barangaroo, International Ho
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Innovatek commercial building conference

Wood panel factories, not on-site workers, is the only way to solve the housing supply crisis, says a Rotorua engineer who is organising a national wood technology conference later this month. Source: Timberbiz It’s Innovatek’s second annual conference in commercial wood buildin
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Free field day for boutique timbers

Sawmill specialists, foresters and growers of boutique timbers will be gathering in south-east Queensland on 7 October to discuss farm forestry. Source: Timberbiz The field day at Bellthorpe, in the Sunshine Coast hinterland, will include sawmilling demonstrations. Mixed rainforest gr
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