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Winning by cooperation

THE MOST important international meeting of the forestry sector in 2012 is calling for Australian and Kiwi forest industry people to get involved.
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Further land acquisitions

TFS Corporation has entered into a contract to purchase the farming property known as “Midway Station” in the Katherine region of the Northern Territory for $4,450,000.
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Put yourself in the driver’s seat

LITA TRAINING has committed to a number of exciting career development opportunities at AUSTimber 2012.
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Chips become new income-generating source

IN THE tapioca business, Sang Thai Bangpakong is second to none in terms of sales, volume and its more than four decades of service and it uses the same facilities to process and export wood chips. Source: Timberbiz
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Parlay with Marlay

Just prior to Christmas, David Marlay completed a long and successful career with Hyne - for the last several years as General Manager, Marketing . Does that mean he's going to go fishing for ever? Oh no! With many good memories of his experiences and of the special friends made in th
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The CFA Young Forester Award

The Commonwealth Forestry Association (CFA) has launched the Young Forester Award 2012.
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World’s largest sandalwood plantation established in Western Australia

PERTH-BASED company WA Sandalwood Plantations has established what is believed to be the world’s largest single sandalwood plantation east of Perth in the State’s central wheatbelt. With site preparation work completed in April, more than five million trees have been planted on 2200
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FWPA Scholarship applications closing 31 January 2012.

Forest and Wood Products Australia (FWPA) is offering a number of opportunities to students to support their studies in the forest and wood products sector in 2012. These programs have been developed as part of FWPA’s commitment to building skills capacity to promote careers in the
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Industry supply must continue following Conservation Agreement

The Australian Forest Products Association (AFPA) says the signing of the Conservation Agreement between the Federal and Tasmanian State Governments today was a step forward, but reiterated the importance that the supply of logs to industry be guaranteed.
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