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Timber Offsite Construction conference zeroes in on a carbon future for timber

Just as technology has revolutionised the use of timber in construction; it is revolutionising the way attendees can participate in the most important global timber and mass wood event on the calendar. Source: Timberbiz ‘Timber Offsite Construction’ organised by Frame Australia has ma
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Annual education and planting day in Coronation Forest

Coronation Forest, an area of native and pine plantation within Golden Downs Forest near Nelson in New Zealand hosts an annual education and tree planting day out for local primary school children. Source: Timberbiz The annual event is provided free of charge to visiting schools with
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WA showcases the industry to educate

The WA timber industry has made a positive impact on teachers by investing in education. This week, the Leschenault Timber Industry Club and Forest Industries Federation of WA (FIFWA) will hold its second teacher tour for the year, with the aim of raising awareness on the diversity of
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IFA’s communication and its role in forest management seminar

Following on the success of the 2019 communication seminar held in Canberra, this virtual seminar, held over three days, is designed to up-skill forestry professionals to improve the way we communicate with forestry stakeholders and the broader community on the multiple values and ben
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Timber Queensland free webinar on pre-fab timber buildings

Timber Queensland is continuing to offer free online technical webinar training throughout 2020-21 for any and all participants across Australia who need to obtain CPD points. The next webinar – Pre-fabricated Timber Buildings: how Design for Manufacture & Assembly (DfMA) ca
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DesignBUILD postponed again, now in late 2021

DesignBUILD has been postponed again due to the ongoing uncertainty caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, it had been rescheduled to 11-13 May 2021 but now it has been moved to 11-13 October 2021 in Sydney. Originally the event was to be held in Melbourne in 2020. Source: Timberbiz Organis
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Packaging conference repackaged to online version with more speakers

The Australian Institute of Packaging’s 2020 conference will be moving to a virtual edition later this month. The AIP has transferred the previous program over to the Virtual Edition and has also added some additional speakers. Source: Timberbiz The new program now offers 74 speakers
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AKD in the pink again

AKD is Pinking Up again in support of the McGrath Foundation to help raise awareness and support to help fund McGrath Breast Care Nurses who provide invaluable support and care for the women and men who are experiencing breast cancer. Source: Timberbiz AKD is again encouraging all AKD
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MechLog goes from Good to Great with training program grant

Mechanised Logging (MechLog) has embarked on an ambitious training program to take the Tasmanian-based, national forestry company from ‘Good to Great’ with the assistance of the Tasmanian Government, Rural Business Tasmania, and Good to Great Tasmania. Source: Timberbiz Speaking about
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WA protestors’ ‘publicity stunt’ halts work in Helms forest

A protest which disrupted operations at Helms forest near Nannup in Western Australia has been described as little more than a publicity stunt in the lead-up to the State elections in March next year. Source: Timberbiz Employees of a family-owned logging contractor were forced to stop
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