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Next Gen Timber Products and Systems

On Thursday 13 September Forest & Wood Products Australia in conjunction with ARC and Future TimberHub held a one day event focusing on Next Generation Timber Products and Systems in Melbourne which attracted overseas and Australian presenters. Source: Timberbiz The seminar and wo
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The robots are coming!

Robots are likely to have a bigger role in timber processing as they take over work that is dirty, dangerous or difficult. By Philip Hopkins for Timberbiz That was a key message of Troy Krogh, regional director of Scott Automation & Robotics, to the WoodTech conference in Melbourn
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Studio in the Woods

The Timber Research and Development Association (TRADA), a leading timber authority in the UK, is passionate about driving forward the understanding and use of timber and timber products in the design and construction of quality buildings. Source: Timberbiz To start students on their
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Metsa and 4H forge forestry relationships

Metsä Group has started cooperation with the Finnish 4H Organisation to strengthen young people’s relationship with forests and widen their understanding of forestry and the possibilities it offers. Source: Timberbiz “Metsä Group is an important player in Finnish society. We employ a
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No-deal Brexit papers released affect the timber industry

The UK Government has published a series of papers offering guidance to allow business to make preparations in the unlikely event of a “no deal” Brexit. So far, 25 papers have been released. Source: Timberbiz, TTF Timber Trade Federation (TTF) UK has scanned the papers for content rel
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Nominations for FWPA non-executive directors

Forests & Wood Products Australia (FWPA) has announced the nomination of two new candidates and the re-nomination of two sitting directors for the board of FWPA. The two new candidates for a non-executive director role are Katie Fowden and Craig Taylor. Source: Timberbiz Ms Fowden
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Private Forests Tasmania forum

Private Forests Tasmania’s Chief Executive Officer, Penny Wells, will be a panel member discussing ‘Where the forest industry is travelling in Tasmania and what the future looks like‘ at the inaugural Tasmanian Forests and Forest Products Network’s (TFFPN) Foru
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Juken NZ to cut jobs and upgrade mill

Forestry and wood processing company, Juken New Zealand Ltd (JNL) announced a proposal to modernise its Kaitaia Triboard mill. The company is proposing to make a significant investment over the next few years to upgrade and modernise the mill. Source: Timberbiz The mill’s engineered w
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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 73,359 m3 – imports
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