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Prefab housing manufacturer wins Hall of Fame award

Prefabricated construction trendsetters Impresa House, operating in Melbourne for only seven months, has already taken out a prestigious manufacturing award, and chief executive Sean Morley will be at Frame Australia to explain how it was achieved. Source: Timberbiz The Australian com
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Timber puts money back in the bank

In a construction market where budgets are forever under pressure, the use of timber materials in combination with offsite construction approaches can be a genuine silver bullet for astute builders. Source: Timberbiz Richard Smith, Associate Director of MBMpl Pty Ltd says where timber
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AFPA gala dinner at the Great Hall

One of the “big” events on the social and networking calendar is the AFPA Great Hall Gala Dinner in Canberra. Source: Timberbiz The third biennial dinner, hosted by Australian Forest Products Association, will be held on 12 September (6-10pm). It’s a gala celebration
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Adopting wood energy as a climate change opportunity

A government/regional partnership has been working with business to grow new enterprise and transition from lignite to biomass energy to support business resilience in New Zealand. Source: Timberbiz If you are working or have an interest in the wood energy sector at a national, region
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AFPA Great Hall dinner

ABC Radio National journalist Ellen Fanning will host the Australian Forest Products Association’s (AFPA) 3rd biennial Gala industry dinner on Tuesday 12 September at the Great Hall in Parliament House. Source: Timberbiz Ms Fanning is best known for her work as an award-winning curren
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TMA – Meet the politicians

On 11 April 2017, the TMA is hosting an important event for the Industry, a chance for everyone to discuss the challenges that confront our sector with politicians. Source: Timberbiz This event will also enable you to gain first hand experience from an allied association – the Master
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Forestry and farming a perfect fit

A discussion based field day has been organised to help grow, manage and harvest trees on farms and enhance grazing and diversity income. Source: Timberbiz The event, run by Private Forests Tasmania, will cover growing, managing and harvesting Radiata pine, growing high quality timber
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Truckloads of timber for Royal Easter Show

Ten truckloads of timber from Badja, Bago and Yambulla State Forests are making their way to the Sydney Royal Easter Show. Source: Timberbiz Forestry Corporation of NSW’s Sales and Distribution Supervisor Andy Costello said 4017 chopping blocks and 107 tree poles would be used in wood
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Austria’s sustainable timber industry on show

Trees from Austria – you might remember them as a wonderful backdrop to some of your favourite scenes in the Sound of Music but they also feature prominently in Australia’s structural timber construction? Source: Timberbiz Trees have been our most valuable natural resource for centuri
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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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