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FSC ANZ highlights its work during World Environment Day

On World Environment Day, FSC ANZ highlighted the need for collective and transformative action on a global scale to celebrate, protect and restore the planet. To achieve the goal of living sustainably and in harmony with nature, we must embrace our tangled interdependence with our en
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World Environment Day underscores forestry’s role improving our global environment

World Environment Day was celebrated on 5 June, and it is important to understand the critical role that sustainable forestry plays in improving the global environment, storing carbon, and fighting climate change across the world. Source: Timberbiz This year’s World Environment Day th
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Mammoth forwarder is powerfully productive

Ponsse’s Mammoth forwarder is powerful in terms of productivity and expands Ponsse’s forwarder range to the new category of 25-ton load carrying capacity. Source: Timberbiz Equipped with the stepless Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) system and the Ponsse K121 loader, the Mammo
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US puts $32M in fund for wood innovations and community wood grants

US Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack announced more than US$32 million to fund 2022 wood innovations and community wood grants. Bolstered by US$12 million from President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, these grants aim to expand the use of wood products, strengthen emerging
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Nippon Paper’s new subsidiary in Australia

Nippon Paper Industries has established a new local subsidiary in Melbourne, Australia to further strengthen its liquid packaging carton business and facilitate global business expansion. Source: Timberbiz In recent years, the transition toward sustainable packaging solutions is expec
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Japan turns to wooden high-rises to combat earthquakes

A high-rise building recently completed in Yokohama, near Tokyo, is the tallest of its type to be built largely of wood. The eco-friendly structure tops out at 44 meters. Source: NHK World Japan Obayashi Corporation was responsible for putting up the 11-story building. The structure h
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Tigercat purpose-built forestry dozer with new branding

Tigercat Industries has developed a purpose-built forestry dozer and launched a new brand. The new TCi 920 is making the rounds at several US forestry industry trade shows. Source: Timberbiz The dozer will be branded under the new TCi badge, as Tigercat Industries continues to design
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New John Deere president of forestry systems

John Deere has announced that its Board of Directors elected Ryan Campbell as President, Worldwide Construction & Forestry and Power Systems effective 31 May 2022. He is succeeding John Stone, who has elected to leave the company. Source: Timberbiz In his new role, Mr Campbell wil
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Exports demonstrate the allure of fibre

Exports of recovered paper from New Zealand lifted 6.3% year-ended March 2022, to total 283.6 kt. Amidst solid export growth overall, a curiosity arose over the year with Old Newsprint (ONP) exports lifting 176% to a reported 71.5 kt, while the Unsorted grade saw exports fall 53% to 3
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Indonesia to develop standardised system for wood ID for global markets

Low cost and efficient timber identification Indonesia will develop a standardised system for wood identification to support the promotion of sustainable timber to the global market. Source: Tropical Timber Market Report The Head of the Instrument Standardisation Agency in the Ministr
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