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Latest timber industry news, updated Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Everyone seems to agree to disagree!

Disagreements and conflict over the future of Tasmania’s forestry industry continue to dominate the Intergovernmental Agreement (IGA) process.
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Supreme Court rules on logging resumption

The Victorian Supreme Court has ruled that logging could resume in the region's Gun Barrel forest coupe, and has dismissed claims that proposed logging projects in two further coupes posed a threat to the environment.
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Biomass lifts off in WA

Representatives from major international companies were in Western Australia this week to inspect biomass developments as the state continues plans to create a viable renewable energy sector. Future Farm Industries Cooperative Research Centre (CRC) hosted Airbus, GE and Virgin Austral
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AUSTimber updates

It’s almost AUSTimber time and organisers are gearing up for a big event. Since the announcement two weeks ago of the guest speaker Michael Milton, the AUSTImber 2012 Welcome Function dinner has sold all 500 allocated tickets. Another 150 tickets have been released due to the demand a
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AUSTimber updates

It’s almost AUSTimber time and organisers are gearing up for a big event. Since the announcement two weeks ago of the guest speaker Michael Milton, the AUSTImber 2012 Welcome Function dinner has sold all 500 allocated tickets. Another 150 tickets have been released due to the demand a
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Biomass fires up at AUSTImber

New biomass technologies from around the world will be on display for the first time at AUSTimber.
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Biomass lifts off in WA

Representatives from major international companies were in Western Australia this week to inspect biomass developments as the state continues plans to create a viable renewable energy sector.
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More efficient timber plantations

RESEARCH FROM Switzerland holds the key to “more efficient” timber plantations, claims research and analysis consultancy, Forestry Research Associates (FRA).
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Furore over forest ownership

SCOTLAND has the smallest amount of forest in public ownership of any country in Europe. The vast majority of forestry in Scotland is in the possession of a small number of landed estates, with many of the owners living abroad.
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