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Latest timber industry news, updated on Monday, Wednesday and Friday.

Successful inaugural Gottstein Forest Science Course

Positive responses such as “extremely valuable”, “great range of topics and speakers I learned a huge amount” and “a very valuable and informative program for beginners in forestry” came from the Gottstein Forest Science Course
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Industry welcomes Kickstart extension

The Housing Industry Association (HIA) has applauded the announcement by the Federal Government that the Apprentice Kickstart Initiative will be extended to 30 April. Source: Timberbiz
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Taking a bite out of waste

The Timber Development Association and the Environment Protection Authority are holding a series of free seminars to assist companies recycle more waste timber in New South Wales. Source: Timberbiz
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Freeman’s passion for the forest wins award

Michelle Freeman, a young and passionate forester from Alexandra is the winner of the 2013 Victorian Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation (RIRDC) Rural Women’s award. Source: Timberbiz
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Have your say on AFS certification

Australian Forestry Standards Ltd (AFS) wants feedback about your experience with forest management and/or chain of custody certification. Source: Timberbiz
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SA SafeWork sessions Mt Gambier

SafeWork SA has information sessions about new work health and safety legislation and the role of health and safety representatives during a visit to Mount Gambier this week. Source: Timberbiz
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Global Timber and Wood Products Market Update

Log imports to China from New Zealand and the US were up 26% in the second half of 2012 from the 1H/12, and Chinese log prices reached new record highs. Source: Scoop News
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Ta Ann abandons mill project

Ta Ann has abandoned plans to build a $10 million plywood mill in the North, even if the Legislative Council approves the forestry peace deal. Source: The Examiner
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Hamilton to bid on Elders assets

Distressed debt specialist Hamilton Securities is poised to make an unexpected counter-bid for the forestry assets of embattled rural services group Elders, according to The Australian Financial Review. Source: Business Spectator
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