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Global Timber and Wood Products Market Update – a news brief from Wood Resources International LLC

The plantation ownership in Australia is in transition after the Management Investment Scheme (MIS) collapsed in 2009, reports the Wood Resource Quarterly. Foreign pension funds and pulp companies have shown increased interest in acquiring timber assets as forest plantations owners h
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The announcement today of a deal that halves Tasmania's forest industry with no solution to protests in our forests shows what a fraudulent process the Labor/Greens government has conducted over the last year, Coalition Forestry spokesman Senator Richard Colbeck said. “The Coalition
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Socio-economic impacts of forest industry change Dr Jacki Schirmer Cooperative Research Centre for Forestry, Fenner School of Environment and Society, Australian National University Since 2008, many parts of the Tasmanian forest industry have been affected by an extensive downtu
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Can you help contact these people?

Australian Forest Contractors Association (AFCA) manager David Drane is keen to contact a number of South Australian forestry industry workers in the hope that they may be included in the AFCA Hall of Fame. “I would like people to contact me so that I can send them a nomination form a
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Malaysian minister to speak at seminars

The Malaysian Timber Council’s upcoming seminars in Melbourne and Sydney will provide an unusual opportunity to hear directly from the Malaysian minister about the status of the Malaysia timber industry. The Malaysian contingent will be led by The Hon. Tan Sri Bernard Dompok, Minister
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Delivering factual information on Australian forests to national schools

Forest and Wood Products Australia (FWPA) is pleased to launch, a dedicated portal for forests and wood products teaching and learning resources for primary and secondary school teachers. This new website aims to provide easy access for forests and wood products
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AFSL invites you to hear Ben Gunneberg, Secretary General, PEFC International speak at Breakfast forums being held in the following cities: Sydney - Tuesday 12th July, Melbourne - Thursday 14th July, and Brisbane - Friday 15th July
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European & Asian businesses now engage with Australia

WE ARE PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE that Carbon Expo Australasia - the region's premier carbon business event has now formed a cooperative alliance with Carbon Forum Asia (Singapore) - the Asia-Pacific's leading carbon market event - to deliver the greatest possible engagement of Asian &
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Farm Forestry Bus Trip

Private Forestry Service Queensland will be running the Annual Farm Forestry Bus Trip on Saturday 23rd July from 8 am to 9 pm.
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