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Now every carpenter has their day

Following the success of the inaugural event in 2009, the second National Carpenters Day promises to reach an even wider audience with new activities and participants.
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Squeaky clean shoes for scientists

Biosecurity officers at Auckland International Airport won’t need to clean any dirty shoes belonging to a select group of international scientists arriving next week for the 5th International Phytophthora working party meeting.
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Contractors Hall of Fame nominations sought

The Australian Forest Contractors Association is recognising the pioneers and legends of the timber industry through the creation of the “AFCA Contractors Hall of Fame”.
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Frame Australia 2010 Conference

The construction and operation of buildings is one of the single biggest contributors of emissions influencing global climate change according to an OECD report, which is currently leading to governments worldwide introducing regulations to reduce carbon emissions by buildings.
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Timber Trade Cup golf day at Muirfield – reminder

A reminder to get your entries in as soon as possible for the Timber Trade Cup golf day at Muirfield Golf club, being held to raise funds for the Prostate Cancer Foundation.
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Finance sector to get insider view at Australian Forestry Conference

Key Finance company leaders and risk specialists are going to be treated to a unique and insightful view of the Australian forestry sector in early March at a national forestry finance event.
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Forestry Education Centenary Celebration

One hundred years of forest education in Australia will be celebrated in 2010 in a series of events throughout Victoria, where it all started.
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Change of name for major Victorian organisation

A change of name for one of Victoria’s peak forestry and cartage bodies will help it gain more relevance, member appeal and strength.
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Latest designs in bushfire prevention talked up

On the anniversary of Black Saturday, 7 February, you can find out more about how new designs are helping with fire prevention, emergency response, post-fire regeneration in communities and more, by attending floor talks at Melbourne Museum.
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