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400 tonnes of timber for auction in WA

About 400 tonnes of logs and a selection of sawn timber are up for auction on Saturday 24 November in Western Australia. The auction, for timber from the South West and Goldfields regions, will take place at the WA Forest Products Commission Harvey Mill. It will kick off at 10am. The
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Rotorua hosts international forestry experts

Forestry experts from all over the world will arrive in Rotorua to meet with New Zealand’s forestry stakeholders. They will be using an internationally proven process to find pathways forward for several major opportunities and challenges facing forestry in New Zealand. Source: Timber
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Queensland Timber Industry Awards showcases industry talent

   On 13 October, TABMA hosted the 2018 Queensland Timber Industry Awards in Brisbane held in the Podium Room of the Rydges Hotel. More than 260 people attended the event. Source: Timberbiz Guests were welcomed by TABMA Queensland chairman Michael Gaske and general manager Alicia Oelk
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Green Triangle awards its finest with more than 450 attending

  A multi-generational logging company was announced as the supreme winner of the inaugural Green Triangle Timber Industry Awards at The Barn in Mount Gambier. Source: Timberbiz More than 450 people were on hand on 26 October to celebrate as Reid Logging picked up the top prize,
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Victorian forestry industry awards for excellence

A young female forester, Emma Gall from HVP Plantations, was one of four winners at this year’s Victorian forestry industry awards, which covered individual excellence, sustainability and contributions to the economy and community. Source: Philip Hopkins for Timberbiz The awards were
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Victorian Nationals give pre-election support to forestry

Landscape planning for native forest harvesting, a guaranteed timber supply, no protesters allowed in coupes, no Great Forest National Park – that was the forestry. Source: Philip Hopkins for Timberbiz Mr Walsh, who is the Opposition spokesman on agriculture and forestry, was addressi
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Andrews Government voices pre-election support for timber and forestry

A leading Andrews Government minister, Philip Dalidakis, vowed to the Victorian forestry industry on Friday night that he would boycott Bunnings and Officeworks if they refused to sell Victorian forestry products. Source: Philip Hopkins for Timberbiz “As far as I am aware, I’m the onl
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Australian Timber Design Award winners

The Annual Australian Timber Design Award winners for 2018 were announced in Sydney on 16 October, and FJMT was crowned overall winner for its work on Bunjil Place. Source: Timberbiz Located in Casey’s entertainment district, just south-east of Melbourne’s CBD, Bunjil Place contains a
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AFCA Hall of Fame

The Australian Forest Contractors Association (AFCA) is holding its Hall of Fame dinner on 23 November. The presentations recognise the pioneers and legends of the timber industry through admittance to the Hall of Fame in three categories of recognition – Hall of Fame Life Member, Ind
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Forest Growers NZ announce research award winners

The Forest Growers Research Awards were announced in Tauranga, New Zealand. They have been awarded each year since 2011 to recognise outstanding achievements in forest growing research. Six awards were made in 2018. Source: Timberbiz Research Award for Communication and Sector Engagem
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