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

Wood prices tipped to hit new heights as overseas demand soars

Wood fibre prices worldwide have been rising steadily for the past six years, reaching record levels in the second quarter 2008.
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Adelaide timber show announces special guests

Adelaide Timber and Working with Wood Show organisers are pleased to announce that Richard Vaughan, Richard Raffan and Stan ‘the Man’ Ceglinski will be presenting interactive seminars, workshops, live woodwork demonstrations and entertaining the crowds at this years show.
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A wonderful world of wood

What is it about the Adelaide Timber and Working with Wood show that attracts such a diverse, curious and devoted audience of hobbyists, renovators, trades people, the general public and professional and amateur woodworkers alike?
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Bowing out of the forestry business

For the past four decades, Terry Berkin has made a living from forestry, but now he’s decided it’s time to call it quits.
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Is the climate right for change?

Australians are being asked to make enormous economic and social sacrifices in the name of 'climate change'.
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Land reforms will be the ultimate test

Foresters are used to facing challenges, from pests and diseases attacking their trees to climate change and rising fuel prices, cheaper imports and falling commodity prices, steep slopes and environmental lobby groups trying to shut them down, yet they always find a way to adapt, per
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Planning, building and climate change

What are the latest trends in low-energy housing construction? How is drought affecting engineering and building practises? What are the planning implications of climate change for Melbourne and Victoria?
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Bioenergy conference scheduled for December

Bioenergy Australia will be holding its annual conference in Melbourne on 8-9 December, with a technical tour to bioenergy-related destinations on the following day.
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Get in now to join Victoria’s fire fight

A new campaign has begun to recruit more than 500 people for Victoria’s bushfire fighting force, by becoming Project Firefighters (PFFs).
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