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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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Insights and Outlook Conference

Topics and speakers are in place for the 2nd Joint FWPA – DANA “Insights and Outlook Conference” which will be held on 5 October at the Sofitel Melbourne on Collins. Source: Timberbiz This year the event will be held in association with the Australian Timber Importers Federation (ATIF
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Public voting is open for the Australian Timber Design Awards

Participants, friends, family, and industry affiliates can vote in the Australian Timber Design Awards and show their support for the awards and designs. Source: Timberbiz This year friends, colleagues, family can vote for their preferred entry by loging in via: Facebook Twitter Googl
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WADIC 2017 Expo in Melbourne – it’s a first for WADIC

What is the recipe for a successful event for both manufacturers and suppliers?  WADIC (Window and Door Industry Council) believes the coming Expo in Melbourne has the right ingredients. Source: Timberbiz This special event is being held at the Radisson on Flagstaff Gardens, William S
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FWPA & DANA Insights & Outlook Conference

DANA (NZ) Ltd is co-hosting the second FWPA/DANA Insights and Outlook Conference in Melbourne on 5 October at the Sofitel Melbourne On Collins. Source: Timberbiz DANA and FWPA are collaborating closely with John Halkett the CEO of the Australian Timber Importers Association (ATIF) on
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WoodTECH 2017

Forestry Industry Engineering Assocation’s (FIEA) WoodTECH Melbourne and Rotorua 2017 events will attract scanning and sawing technology leaders, innovators and practitioners from around the world. Source: Timberbiz More than 350 delegates from major sawmilling companies in the region
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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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Woodfest on the horizon

The iconic Kawerau Woodfest event is once gearing up to showcase the town’s proud connection to the forestry industry. This year’s event runs from September 22 to October 1 and will offer a fantastic range of activities. Source: The New Zealand Herald It kicks off with the
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Victorian Forest Industries night of nights 

The countdown to the Victorian Association of Forest Industries [VAFI] Annual Industry Dinner 2017, is on, with tickets for the event on sale now. Source: Timberbiz Tim Johnston, CEO of VAFI, said this year the dinner, being held on Friday 17 November, will be a great celebration of t
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