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Latest timber industry news, updated on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Applications open for 2013 Gottstein Trust awards

The Joseph William Gottstein Memorial Trust invites applications for Gottstein Fellowships and Gottstein Industry Awards. Source: Timberbiz
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MP pleads for bigger focus on timber ‘dumping’

Federal Liberal MP Dan Tehan is urging the Government to prevent the dumping of cheap housing timber onto the Australian market. Source: ABC
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Forestry peace deal ‘alive’

The Tasmanian Premier, Lara Giddings, has dismissed a former Tasmanian leader's claim the state's forestry peace deal is dead. Source: ABC
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$60m lift on cards for Gunns

EMBATTLED timber company Gunns Limited is close to finalising a sale of its Portland woodchip loading facility in Victoria for about $60 million. Source: The Mercury
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VicForests’ 2012 Community Support Program

The forestry industry plays a key role in building and supporting rural and regional communities through its business activities and by sponsoring local community events and activities. Source: Timberbiz
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Wood Resources Quarterly figures show strong timber demand

New figures from Wood Resources Quarterly show that China’s wood imports have increased hugely over the past ten years – which is great news for those investing in sustainable forestry, claims Forestry Research Associates (FRA). Source: Timberbiz
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Timber building innovators in world spotlight

Australasia's role as world leaders in timber engineering will come to the fore this month, as a host of researchers from a local research consortium take to the stage at a significant international gathering. Source: Timberbiz
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Outlook depends on downstream demand

The Plywood, Veneer and Fabricated Wood Manufacturing industry in Australia is influenced by demand for plywood, veneer and fabricated wood from downstream industries, particularly within the housing and commercial construction sector. According to IBISWorld industry analyst Alen Alld
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Danks reveals its top retailers

Danks has recognised outstanding achievements by its trade retailers and suppliers at its biennial National Trade Show and conference. Source: Inside Retail
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