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Latest timber industry news, updated Thursdays.

New study gives forestry thumbs up

A new study of the impacts of various rural land uses on water resources has challenged assumptions that plantation forestry is causing reductions in catchment water flows.
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Big timber slabs up for sale

Larger than usual, exquisite rich, dark jarrah slabs and ideal weather conditions are set to make the next Forest Products Commission (FPC) timber products auction a must for all wood enthusiasts.
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Timber: the material of choice

Australia's design professionals and builders are increasingly identifying timber as a material of choice for construction projects.
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Frame stands the test of time

This year's Frame Australia Conference will mark 10 years since the inaugural gathering.
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Emissions trading scheme planning

The timetable for an emissions trading scheme has been penciled in and already there have been preliminary talks on technical issues with industry and non-Government groups.
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UK forestry prices continue to increase

The average prices of freehold forestry in the UK rose 35% to 40% on the previous year, according to a 2008 Forest Market report.
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ATDG Conference scheduled for Mooloolaba

Australasian Timber Drying Group’s 48th annual meeting will be held in South-East Queensland next month.
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AGL adopts ENVI, the first Australian made Greenhouse Friendly carbon neutral paper

Integrated energy company AGL will move its customer communication to Australia’s first carbon neutral paper, ENVI.
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Forklift fatality costs company $200,000 fine and conviction

Workplace safety failings which resulted in the death of a forklift driver have resulted in a northern-Victorian company being convicted and fined $200,000.
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