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LIGNA 2011 technology tour with Weinig and Jacks

The first LIGNA as a ‘stand-alone-show’ was in 1975, and at the last exhibition in 2009 there were nearly 1800 exhibitors from 50 countries presenting their products. With over 130,000m2 and 80,000 visitors LIGNA is the world’s No 1 event for the timber and forest industry. LIGNA 20
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Making money from trees

GROWING TREES for timber is relatively easy, but making them pay for themselves can be much more challenging. The high up-front costs and long time frames before harvest and sale can be daunting for smaller timber growers who are often in market competition with large industrial growe
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Bioenergy Australia 2010 Conference

Registrations for the Bioenergy Australia 2010 Conference to be held at the Novotel Manly Pacific, Sydney from 9 - 10 December 2010, with the technical tour on 8 December 2010, are coming in strongly. Attendance is expected to be similar to last year, when we had 340+ delegates. The
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PUBLIC SEMINAR INVITATION: Tasmania’s Forest Industry 2010 Trends in forest industry employment and turnover 2006 to 2010.

These seminars will present results of new research on the extent and impact of the recent downturn in the forest industry in Tasmania. The research was carried out by researchers in the ‘Communities’ project of the Cooperative Research Centre (CRC) for Forestry. The topics discussed
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Bioenergy Australia 2010 conference – Early Bird registration closes 29 October

The Bioenergy Australia 2010 Conference to be held at the Novotel Manly Pacific, Sydney from 9 - 10 December 2010, with the technical tour on 8 December 2010, is now open for registration. The Early Bird discounted registration closes this week.
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WoodSolutions ‘Lunch & Learn’ launched to building professionals

WoodSolutions has announced a selection of Lunch & Learn presentations now available to building specifiers and other building professionals in Sydney.
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Both global forest certification schemes to speak side by side at industry conference

In a major coup for the Australian forest, wood, paper and timber products industry, the Program for Endorsement of Forest Certification Schemes (PEFC) and the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) have committed members of their global leadership teams to speak at the industry conference
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MTC Global WoodMart 2010

The Malaysian Timber Council’s (MTC) inaugural Global WoodMart 2010 (MGW 2010) is set to take place on 19 - 20 October 2010 at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (KLCC).
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Timber Industry Annual Dinner

The TABMA ANNUAL DINNER is the premier industry event in Australia, recognising excellence, innovation and commitment to our industry, and will be held on 29th October in Sydney, NSW.
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