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Latest timber industry news, updated Thursdays.

Australian fires smoke out Kyoto failings

While the tragedy of the shocking loss of life and destruction of property in the Australian wildfires are the immediate focus for authorities, this shouldn’t stop their impact eventually reaching all the way to Copenhagen and the halls where climate negotiators will meet later this y
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State and Local Governments meet on river red gums

The Brumby Government is working with Local Government to support workers and communities affected by the implementation of the $38 million River Red Gum package.
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Hoo-Hoo special convention in Canberra

Hoo-Hoo members of Jurisdiction IV (JIV), made up of Australia, New Zealand, South Africa and Malaysia, hold their annual general meeting at a convention which will be held 3-5 April in Canberra at the Rydges Capital Hill Hotel.
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World Bioenergy recruits new manager – and arranges a new event

Elmia has recruited Jakob Hirsmark as project manager for World Bioenergy.
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Billions of trees to be planted

Early next month — on March 12 to be precise — millions of Chinese people will head out to the countryside to plant trees. This has been happening every year for the last 30 years, with 500 million volunteers participating in National Tree Planting Day in 2007, planting over 2.27 bill
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40-hour forest fires extinguished in east China

A series of forest fires in China's Fujian Province were finally out after 40 hours and four deaths.A forestry guide was injured when fighting a fire and died after treatment failed.
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National timber industry publication set to re-launch

RYAN PUBLICATIONS, publishers of Australian Forests & Timber News, Daily Timber News and Australian Forests & Timber Directory, will re-launch Australian Timberman magazine in April.
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Forklift operators will be put to the test

AUSTRALIA’S BEST forklift operators are getting ready to battle for the title of Champion Driver at Melbourne Materials Handling Trade Show 2009, which will host the finals of the National Forklift Championships for the first time.
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Forklift operators will be put to the test

AUSTRALIA’S BEST forklift operators are getting ready to battle for the title of Champion Driver at Melbourne Materials Handling Trade Show 2009, which will host the finals of the National Forklift Championships for the first time.
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