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Great Southern invests in future foresters

Leading plantation manager Great Southern Limited has developed a Student Support Program to assist university students studying forestry.
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NAFI drives greater forest industry unity

Australia’s forest industry has taken a significant step towards greater industry unity, with major industry representative groups merging under a new structure for the National Association of Forest Industries (NAFI).
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Forestry MIS projects safeguarded by legislation

Contrary to the totally inaccurate headline in last week's Australian Financial Review story, investors in forestry managed investment schemes are not in danger of losing the tax deductibility of their investments.
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New study gives forestry thumbs up

A new study of the impacts of various rural land uses on water resources has challenged assumptions that plantation forestry is causing reductions in catchment water flows.
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Big timber slabs up for sale

Larger than usual, exquisite rich, dark jarrah slabs and ideal weather conditions are set to make the next Forest Products Commission (FPC) timber products auction a must for all wood enthusiasts.
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Timber: the material of choice

Australia's design professionals and builders are increasingly identifying timber as a material of choice for construction projects.
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Frame stands the test of time

This year's Frame Australia Conference will mark 10 years since the inaugural gathering.
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Emissions trading scheme planning

The timetable for an emissions trading scheme has been penciled in and already there have been preliminary talks on technical issues with industry and non-Government groups.
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UK forestry prices continue to increase

The average prices of freehold forestry in the UK rose 35% to 40% on the previous year, according to a 2008 Forest Market report.
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