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Lifecycle assessments whitepaper

A new whitepaper has been released recently on the importance of lifecycle assessments, sponsored by composite timber specialist Innowood. Source: Architecture And Design The paper titled Improving transparency: how lifecycle assessments help preserve our forests examines our dependen
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A look into Ironbark Timber history

Ironbark Timber Products was started in my family’s backyard in Buderim in 1980 by my father David Brady and his friend Laurie Morgan says Simon Brady. So, I grew up around timber from the time I was eight years old. Mum and dad were running the tennis centre then. Sunshine Coas
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FWPA’s multimedia ad campaign delivers

A recent series of 15 second commercials showing different applications of wood and their benefits, boosted by online content marketing, have achieved results. Source: Timberbiz The results exceed media industry averages and increased the number of consumers who say they are more like
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Mass Timber – 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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GLT with S Mark of assurance

As building materials quite rightly face scrutiny with regards to compliance, the specifying of certified, quality products for construction is increasingly necessary. Source: Timberbiz Hyne Timber can confirm its Glue Laminated Timber (GLT) has been independently certified by Bureau
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18th Australian Timber Design Awards Night

On 25 October the 2017 Australian Timber Design Award winners will be announced in Melbourne. Source: Timberbiz For the first time, Dangerous Designs is joining the event which will be hosted by MC Tracey Spicer. Tickets for the event are now available and it cost $170 per person for
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RBA steady as she goes

“The outcome of Tuesday’s RBA meeting means that the Official Cash Rate has now been held steady for 12 consecutive months,” HIA Senior Economist, Shane Garrett said. “The decision to hold rates steady was made in the context of fairly restrained price inflation across the econo
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South Australia to contribute $2 million to forest products innovation

The Australian Forest Products Association (AFPA) welcomes the South Australian Government announcement of $2 million towards a National Institute for Forest Products Innovation node in Mount Gambier. Source: Timberbiz “This investment is recognition that in a carbon constrained globa
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Prime Minister to speak at AFPA’s industry dinner

The Australian Forest Products Association (AFPA) has announced that Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull will be speaking at AFPA’s Industry Gala Dinner on Tuesday 12 September 2017 at the Great Hall in Parliament House.  Source: Timberbiz The Prime Minister will be delivering the keynote
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FWPA Grower Research Advisory Committee

Following the restructured engagement process, FWPA has embedded a new grower-focused voluntary matching program within its operations, off the back of extensive industry consultation. Source: Timberbiz Over the last 18 months, a number of major growers have worked together to fund a
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