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Latest timber industry news, updated Thursdays.

TCA Tasmania “Our Community Our Future” State Conference and Dinner

THERE IS still a opportunity to register for this important conference, as the last 12 months have proven to be particularly challenging for families and communities dependent upon the forest and timber industries and we are not ‘out of the woods’ yet.
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New Federal Forestry Minister must answer industry questions when in Hobart today

New Federal Forestry Minister Joe Ludwig must answer key questions surrounding the future of Tasmania's forest industry when he visits Hobart today.
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Growers call meeting to try and save value for growers in the Great Southern 2007 and 2008 pulpwood projects

Working closely with the growers group, Save My Trees, Black Tree and Primary Securities said that a growers meeting had been called for 8th October to vote on a proposal that aims to both restore and retain growers’ assets in the Great Southern Plantations Project 2007 and Great Sout
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Contractors reaffirm support for forest industry restructure

Tasmanian forest contractors have recently reaffirmed their support for an orderly restructure and transition of the Tasmanian hardwood industry. Contractors recognise the need for, and support a profitable internationally competitive pulp mill as being a critical part of that restruc
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Bombala mill upgrade approved for future uptake

The NSW Government has approved a $65 million expansion to the timber mill and pole production facility at Bombala, with the potential to create 110 construction and 23 new ongoing jobs.
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NZ Forestry to the fore at Sydney Rugby Ball

New Zealand’s forestry sector was showcased last week at the highest profile event yet to promote the 2011 Rugby World Cup – Tourism New Zealand’s giant World Cup Rugby Ball in Sydney.
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Bombala mill upgrade approved for future uptake

The NSW Government has approved a $65 million expansion to the timber mill and pole production facility at Bombala, with the potential to create 110 construction and 23 new ongoing jobs.
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WoodSolutions 2010 lives up to expectations

“I felt really privileged to be in the room. The speakers were inspirational and the topics they covered are so important.” This was how Rolph Crystal, from Architects of Arcadia, described the Sydney forum of WoodSolutions 2010.
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Senator Colbeck reappointed to Coalition forestry portfolio

Tasmanian Senator Richard Colbeck has been reappointed to the role of Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for Forestry. In this role, Senator Colbeck will be the chief spokesperson for the Coalition on all forest and forest product sector matters
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