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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 USD0.7090 – Austral
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Healthy Homes to showcase CLT build

See a spectacular new Sydney CLT build on Network Ten’s Healthy Homes this Saturday. Source: Timberbiz Take a first look into Sydney architect James Fitzpatrick’s spectacular new home on Network Ten’s long running lifestyle series Healthy Homes Australia. The show will air on Sa
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Home building beats expectations

According to HIA economist Diwa Hopkins Australia’s home building industry beat expectations in commencing construction of 228,480 homes in the 2017/18 financial year. Source: Timberbiz This represents a 3.3% increase on home starts in the previous financial year.  The ABS today relea
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TRADA’s Better Timber Buildings conference

The UK’s Timber Research and Develop Association (TRADA) and service provider Exova BM TRADA have joined forces to host a one-day timber conference levelled at uniting the industry in the pursuit of a common goal – building Better Timber Buildings. Source: Timberbiz On 15 November 201
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Indonesia’s first year of FLEGT licensing looks good

In October, Indonesia’s first year of Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade (FLEGT) licensing came under scrutiny from an EU/ Indonesian Joint Expert Meeting (JEM). Source: Timberbiz The overall figures looked good. Since the launch of licensing last November, 35,897 licences w
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Head Above Water

This year’s London Design Festival was a head-line act featuring Steuart Padwick’s landmark sculpture ‘Head Above Water’. The award winning British furniture designer created the 9-metre high gender, ethnicity and age neutral installation in support of the Time to Change campaign to r
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Onetrak new facility in Rocklea

Onetrak has opened a sales, service and rental facility in Rocklea, Queensland. The new premises will be officially opened on 18 October and will cater for construction, forestry, materials handling, and quarry and mining equipment. Source: Timberbiz The new premises is located at 28
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Queensland Timber Industry Awards finalists

On 13 October TABMA Queensland will be hosting the Queensland Timber Industry Awards in Brisbane. This is the only industry event of its kind for the Queensland Timber Industry and is the one chance to showcase and recognise the industry’s finest. Source: Timberbiz Held in the P
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NZ Forest Practice Guides launched

The Forest Owners Association launched a series of 28 Forest Practice Guides to help industry and councils by providing standard practice guidance to include in management plans as part of requirements under the NES-PF. Source: Timberbiz The Guides have been developed with support fro
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