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Latest timber industry news, updated on Monday, Wednesday and Friday.

Snap and Zap and put your people on show

When you have a party, a meeting, special occasion or just a social gathering there’s always someone with a camera, so, snap off the best shots you can and send them to us ([email protected]).
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Best wishes for Christmas and the New Year

This edition of Daily Timber News brings to a close the 2008 segment of our electronic coverage of all things forests and timber. It has been a year of turmoil and tears and in some cases triumphs.
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Gottstein five-day wood science course

The 2009 Gottstein Wood Science Course is to be held in Melbourne from 16 - 20 February.
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Communications officer for peak national organisation

NATALIE LOUDON is the new communications officer for A3P, the peak national body for Australia’s plantation products and paper industry.
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Chainsaws: Having A Sharp Chain Is Vital

With time, depending on the project, your chainsaw may become dull, and the chain will not produce the same precise cut. You will notice that it’s time to reach for your chainsaw sharpener when the cut from the saw is not straight anymore or the edges are uneven. Dull chains also prod
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Agreement to improve environment and access in southern forests

ENVIRONMENTAL protection and recreational access in the southern forests will be improved following a community agreement signed between Forestry Tasmania, 4WD Tasmania and the Huon 4WD Club. Forestry Tasmania managing director Bob Gordon said the new community agreement was the first
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Region’s farm forestry on show

Registrations are rolling in for the New Zealand Farm Forestry Association national conference to be held in Gisborne in April next year, writes Debbie Gregory in the Gisborne Herald.
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Online way to report unsafe driving of forestry and logging trucks

A new online tool will improve road safety by making it easier to identify and report unsafe driving of forestry vehicles and logging trucks.
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Kenworth and Westport to bring LNG trucks to Australia

Westport Innovations and PACCAR Australia, the manufacturers of Kenworth trucks, have announced that the companies will develop and commercialise liquefied natural gas (LNG) Kenworth trucks for the Australian market.
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