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Timber Trade Cup golf day at Muirfield

Dozens of weekend golfers will soon be teeing up to help raise funds for the Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia.
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Special grants available to help maintain competitive edge

Forestry has been included in the second round of the Promoting Australian Produce (PAP) funding scheme.
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Emphasis on transport infrastructure to cater for future growth

The Victorian Government has recognised a crucial need to upgrade roads and transport infrastructure to cater for a growing forestry and timber industry, including the introduction of high productivity freight vehicles. According to Government details, an estimated additional 138,000
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Get a piece of the road transport action at Trucks in Action

t's on again at Lardner Park, the only working truck show held in the Southern Hemisphere. Running in conjunction with the Civil Works Expo, Trucks In Action will be held at Lardner Park near Warragul in Victoria from 19-21 February.
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New edition of Australian Forests & Timber News …out soon

It’s all in the coming edition of Australian Forests & Timber News … out soon.
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Flying start to a bigger and better AUSTimber event

REX Airlines has stepped up to the plate in a bid to help ensure that AUSTimber 2012 in Mount Gambier is bigger and better. The regional airline has backed a request to work with AUSTimber to ensure adequate air transportation is provided to Mount Gambier from both Adelaide and Melbou
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‘BRIC’ Insight into Forestry for Australian Financiers

BRIC countries (Brazil, Russia, India and China) and their impact on the future of the Australian forestry sector are one of the hottest topics on the agenda at the upcoming “Future Forestry Finance Conference” being held in Sydney this March.
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New truck scheduling system could save the forestry industry big money

FastTRUCK, brainchild of Research Fellow Mauricio Acuna, has been hailed as a major step forward in trucking and logistics in the forestry industry.
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American and Canadian firefighters to boost Victoria’s regional firefighting effort

Premier John Brumby today welcomed an expert team of 15 forest firefighters from the United States and Canada who arrived in Victoria to boost the state’s firefighting capacity.
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