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Malaysian timber seminars timely

The Malaysian Timber Council is planning to hold two one day seminars and business networking sessions in Melbourne and Sydney in late July. According to the chief executive Cheah Kam Huan, the seminars will provide an opportunity to update the Australian timber industry on policy an
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Bioenergy Australia quarterly meeting

The next Bioenergy Australia quarterly meeting will be held on 7 July in Melbourne. The venue will be the Victorian DPI centre’s lecture theatre, 475 Mickleham Road, Attwood.
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Submission deadline extended – Australian Timber Design Awards

The submission deadline of the Australian Timber Design Awards has been extended to July 15! This gives those architects and design professionals still working on their submissions a little extra time to get everything finalised.
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Forest Industries festival features timber building innovation

FOREST INDUSTRIES 2011, as the centrepiece of the national Winning With Wood innovation showcase, will stage a three-day “festival of wood” in the lead-up to Rugby World Cup. FI2011 will include a special industry conference focusing on innovative products, designs and new development
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New wood database online and TVC – two exciting initiatives from FWPA

Communicating information about designing and building with wood and the environmental benefits of wood are part of Forest and Wood Products Australia’s (FWPA) long term strategy to increase the use of wood in the built environment.
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Enter the 12th annual Australian Timber Design Awards

Entry is open to architects, builders, designers, engineers, interior designers and landscape architects. Categories cover all major applications, small budget projects, sustainability, a People's Choice Award and a Rising Star Award.
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Field day for blue gum growers

If you want to know more about blue gum growing, then there’s a special event designed just for you. The Central Victorian Farm Plantations is presenting a field day for blue gum growers-canvassing options for management following the first harvest.
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SA Water Bureaucrats Axe forestry industry

Australia‟s peak forest industry body, AFPA, has such serious concerns with the South Australian Department of Water that it is calling for a major review of the department. As the Lower Limestone Coast Water Allocation Plan is developed and Legislation is tabled in Parliament,
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Reinventing Wood is theme for joint conference

THE New Zealand Pine Manufacturers Association and Wood Processors Association joint annual Conference will be held 21-22 July at the Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology (NMIT) in Nelson.
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