While the recent media focus has been the ongoing discussion over the future of the Tasmanian forest industry, National Association of Forest Industries (NAFI) has also identified several marginal Lower House seats that will play a strong role in the race for the Lodge in 2010 in main
To rally the industry and map out the future, Timber Queensland is holding a one–day workshop “The future of Queensland Hardwoods, aligning growth, processing and sales for success” at The Pavilion Conference Centre, Gympie on 20 August.
WorkSafe and the Supply Chain Industry Alliance have joined forces to create a series of resources that encourage workers to speak up about safety. The idea is that a workplace can use the resources to create their own ‘speak up’ campaign.
Victoria’s farming and forestry industries will be able to play a major role in tackling climate change through the establishment of the Victorian Carbon Exchange, Premier John Brumby announced on Monday.
China has become a new market for pine logs from Walcha and Nundle, Minister for Forest Resources Paul McLeay said. “We have recently signed a contract worth $11.5 million with exporters MTX Australia for logs from Pinus Radiata plantations in the Walcha and Nundle area,” Mr McLeay sa
NEW ZEALAND’S exports of pine logs and lumber increased substantially during the first months of 2010. Unfortunately for the manufacturing sector, log exports have increased much faster than the exports of manufactured products.