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Victorian Native Hardwood Residual Timber – Request for Proposals

VicForests is seeking markets for approximately 837,000 tonnes per annum of residual log material, available from Victoria’s commercial native forest estate. Accordingly a Requests for Proposals process has been opened, with the following timetable:

RFP Briefing Session, 7 February 2012
Closing Registration, 24 February 2012
Closing for Proposals, 30 March 2012
Announcement of successful and notifications to unsuccessful participants April – May 2012

The objective of this Request for Proposals (RFP) is to:
• sell available residual timber resources to maximise long-term economic returns to Victoria
• examine alternative timber markets with sufficient flexibility and security to enable new processing facilities to be established
• align the forward sales with an informed outlook of the future of the Victorian hardwood industry.
The Request for Proposals (RFP) documentation available at VicForests website, aims to:
• Provide information in relation to the 837,000 tonnes per annum of residual timber being offered for sale
• Set out the Request for Proposals process
• Specify the eligibility criteria, evaluation criteria and the requirements for preparation and lodgement of a Proposal
• Invite interested parties to submit proposals and pricing for the purchase of part or all of the resource.
The RFP documents are available from the following website

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