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Top 5: Market Points from IndustryEdge

Every month, IndustryEdge publishes Wood Market Edge, Australia’s only forestry and wood products market and trade analysis, and supplies its customers with hundreds of unique data products, advisory and consulting services. Find out more at www.industryedge.com.au 130,526 m3 – Austra
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Private Native Forestry – An Open letter to Queensland Government

The Queensland Hardwood Timber Industry is coming under increasing pressure from many directions. Demand for timber products is increasing at a rapid rate and Queensland has the potential to become a significant supplier and processor of world-class, sustainable and durable wood. Sour
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Softwood log export stability still key strategic issue

Australia’s exports of softwood logs declined 5.0% over the year-ended November 2018, totalling 4.213 million m3. Year-end exports were just 0.1% lower than in October, indicating the trade is increasingly stable. Considered from a strategic perspective, the exports remain significant
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Olympic keynote speaker for FTMA conference

The Frame & Truss Manufacturers Association of Australia (FTMA) has announced that they have locked in soldier-turned-sporting superstar, Curtis McGrath as the key note speaker for the 2019 FTMA Australia National Conference. FTMA Australia made the decision to include a key note
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Responsible wood features at Food, Fibre and Ag conference

Forest & Wood Products Australia (FWPA), ForestLearning and Responsible Wood took part in a number of trade displays, bus tours and interactive workshops during a recent 5-day Food, Fibre and Agricultural Educators conference. Source: Timberbiz They took the forestry and wood mess
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Hyne GLT used for diagrid for Queensland turtles

Kirk Architects and Hyne Timber have been chosen to build a new centre known as a ‘diagrid’ for turtles in Queensland using Spotted Gum. The Mon Repos structure itself is known as a ‘diagrid’ which presents an innovative resistance against cyclonic conditions. It is believed to be the
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Robotic webinar for wall panel production

On Wednesday 30 January 2019, Randek is holding a webinar presentation with a detailed review of the ZeroLabor Robotic System which is used to make open or closed wall panels that can be taken to site (panelised construction) or used to efficiently build volumetric modules. Source: Ti
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Top 5: Market Points from IndustryEdge

Every month, IndustryEdge publishes Wood Market Edge, Australia’s only forestry and wood products market and trade analysis, and supplies its customers with hundreds of unique data products, advisory and consulting services. Find out more at www.industryedge.com.au 31.7% of China’s ha
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 HIA new home sales drop to lowest level since 2012 

HIA New Home Sales continued the declining trend that we saw throughout most of 2018 according to Geordan Murray, HIA Senior Economist. The HIA New Home Sales Report shows detached house sales fell by 6.7% in the final month of 2018. Source: Timberbiz “Sales during the final quarter o
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Allied Timber Products sold to AAM Investments

The Australian Financial Review has reported that AAM Investment Group has acquired Allied Timber Products’ softwood sawmill and business located in Bathurst for about $25 million. This latest transaction is yet another addition to its diversified, unlisted investment offerings
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