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Australian awards highlight renewable sustainable packaging

Sustainable, renewable fibre packaging has featured heavily at the Australasian Packaging Innovation and Design Awards, showing the diversity, functionality and beauty of paper and cardboard as a packaging material. Source: Timberbiz “Fibre-based packaging solutions were finalists in
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EOI’s to deliver growth and productivity to Queensland forestry

Queensland’s Regional Forestry Hubs have announced five new expressions of interest this week to deliver projects to foster growth and productivity across the State’s forest and timber industry. Source: Timberbiz Supply chains and infrastructure, bioenergy and carbon, forestry and pla
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A salute to 140 years of Hyne Timber

As a salute to Hyne Timber’s 140 years, long standing timber industry stakeholders came together for a grand luncheon at the Brisbane Tattersalls Club. Source: Timberbiz Representing Hyne Timber and the Hyne family, Optimisation Lead Kelly Hyne was invited to give a short speech inclu
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Standards for Sustainable Forest Management workshops

In December 2021 Responsible Wood published the latest version of the AS/NZS 4708 Standard for Sustainable Forest Management – requirements. As part of the communication process, Responsible Wood Sustainability Manager Matt de Jongh is holding workshops and meetings throughout Austral
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Equinox Evolution attracts Tas Timber

Tasmanian Timber will be at Melbourne’s Equinox Evolution on Thursday, 30 June 2022 where you can meet industry expert Greg Nolan and see the award winning stall. Source: Timberbiz Equinox Evolution is for leading architectural, design, and specification industry professionals to expl
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Forestry Tasters to tempt students in Gippsland

The Gippsland Forestry Hub is holding its ‘Gippsland Forestry Taster Program’ for three days over two consecutive weeks from 20 – 22 June and 27 – 29 June 2022. Source: Timberbiz The Gippsland Forestry Hub launched its first Forestry Taster Program, the focus was on great
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INTERFORST on in July

INTERFORST 2022 will be held in Munich from 17-20 July 2022 with a host of solutions for forest management from wood recycling for a forward-looking approach to forest management. Source: Timberbiz “Forest owners face huge challenges. We urgently need innovations and solutions to be a
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ForestTECH back on in NZ and Australia

ForestTECH is back after a Covid-enforced delay, with events scheduled for both Australia and New Zealand. The conferences will be held in Rotorua on 15-16 November with the Melbourne event on 22-23 November. Source: Timberbiz For 15 years, it’s been the one forest technology event ev
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Hyne mill saw doctor finally receives his award

Tumbarumba apprentice Steven Arnold has won an award for being a doctor, but a doctor of a very different type. Source: Tumbarumba Times The Hyne Timber Tumbarumba Mill worker received the Saw Doctor Apprentice of the Year award from Tumut TAFE when he attained his certificate in Saw
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Blue Sky award for sandalwood biomass uses

  Dr Sam Van Holsbeeck from the University of the Sunshine Coast’s Forest Research Institute has won the Blue-Sky Young Researcher Innovation Award. Source: Timberbiz Organised by the Australian Forest Products Association, the Australian national competition is the first stage o
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