Wood and the use of renewable energy for high-energy efficiency buildings is the title of the presentation to be given by David Coote tomorrow evening at VicForests in Bourke Street, Melbourne. Source: Timberbiz
Australian Bluegum Plantations and Gunns Limited have entered into an agreement for the Portland woodchip export facility, with Gunns to receive $61.8 million for the transaction. Source: Timberbiz, AAP
ZOOM IN - way in - from the macro view of B.C.’s vast forests, right down to the micro level where researchers are looking into genes that could lead to improved forest health, productivity and economic opportunities. Source: Heather Amos, University of British Columbia
Chatham-based Canadian Biofuel is generating a lot of heat on the foreign market.
The Ontario company has signed a five-year $36 million contract with Italy’s Green Dot Biomass Energy Company Inc. to export wood pellets. Source: Mayerthorpe Freelancer
The New Zealand Institute of Forestry Forester of the Year Award for 2012 was presented to Mr Brett Gilmore, a Registered Forester from Napier at the Institute’s annual conference in Christchurch last week. Source: Timberbiz