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When Harold Alexander walks through the woods in Digby County, he sees untapped potential. The veteran forester has managed woodlots in this area for more than 35 years with an eye on the future. Source: CBC Canada But it’s his concerns today about the state of the industry that took Alexander and four other people to Finland in September to find ways to import that country’s industry successes here. For Alexander, the potential centres on small private woodlot owners, the management of their woods...
India maps suitable timber species timberbiz - News - 5 days ago
The Forest College and Research Institute (FCRI), Mettupalayam in India, has begun preparing an in-depth map of suitable timber species for various agro-climatic zones in Tamil Nadu. Source: Times of India The map, which is expected to be completed in two months, will help timber farmers to choose the right species of saplings or young trees to plant in their land. The mapping is done to increase the domestic timber production. Domestic timber production meets only 30% of demand in India, forcing...
Accoya Wood of the future timberbiz - News - 5 days ago
Accoya Acetylated Wood is one building product we’re keeping an eye on this year. Named as one of the top 10 green building products for 2017, the product is tipped to have a significant impact on the market in the coming years. Source: Architecture And Design While the product is available in Australia through Britton Timbers , M&B Building Products and Matthews Timber, it has not been used to the extent we’ve seen overseas. Accoya is an American high-performance natural wood product made from...
Whroo state forest in a tangle timberbiz - News - 5 days ago
An urgent review into the state government’s track-blocking policy has been ordered by the environment minister after a department deliberately tore down trees in protected crown land. Source: Bendigo Advertiser Hundreds of trees were recently destroyed in Whroo state forest by the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning – a decision it says it took to prevent illegal motor cross riders using a trail in the forest. However, Environment Minister Lily D’Ambrosio said she was not informed...
Lights go out on Masters timberbiz - News - 5 days ago
Across the country the Masters signs are down, the lights are out and the front doors have closed on the failed retailer’s barn-like sheds, but their new owner is busy negotiating the next chapter. Source: Sydney Morning Herald Home Consortium, which surprised bigger property players by striking an $830 million deal with Woolworths to take over its big box portfolio, has lodged plans with councils to reposition former Masters stores and is finalising sensitive negotiations over leasehold properties....
Students work to recycle leftover timber timberbiz - News - 5 days ago
A Mowbray business is using the creativity of UTAS students to look at new ways of recycling its leftover timber resources. Source: The Examiner For the past two weeks a group of Bachelor of Environmental Design students have been developing a use for high feature grade timber currently lying stagnant at Neville Smith Forest Products, with proposed solutions ranging from animal shelters to parquetry floor tiles. Savannah Denny was one of a number of students to pitch a proposal to NSFP owner Ken...
Big River in Brisbane airport timberbiz - News - 5 days ago
As Queensland’s capital city and a popular holiday destination for both interstate and international travellers, Brisbane enjoys frequent visitors and with the increase through the Brisbane Domestic Airport, an upgrade of the Southern Concourse terminal was needed. Source: Timberbiz “The brief was to create a uniquely Queensland space that would feel comfortable and hospitable for travellers to use as a dwell space,” Angela Layton, Practice Director and Interior Designer from ARKHFIELD said. The...
Fumigation risk to health timberbiz - News - 5 days ago
Exposure to a gas being used on an industrial scale at Port of Tauranga doubles the risk of contracting motor neurone disease, new research has found. Source: New Zealand Herald The revelation comes days before a public meeting will air concerns that using the methyl bromide gas to fumigate logs at the port may pose a health hazard to people in surrounding areas. An investigation by the Centre for Public Health Research, which is yet to be published, involved surveying 300 people with the deadly...
Prime position to take over sawmill timberbiz - News - 5 days ago
The search is on for someone to fire up the former Prime Sawmill and fill up to 50 new jobs. As part of Eastland Community Trust’s $12.1 million plan to reactivate the former Prime Sawmill site, ECT says it is launching a national marketing campaign to find an operator for the mill. Source: The Gisborne Herald ECT approved the release of $7.4m to buy the site last year and the trust’s general manager Leighton Evans said the latest move came on the back of securing wood processing company Wood Engineering...
Chickens in a flap over Heyfield timberbiz - News - 5 days ago
Chicken farmers across Victoria fear the cost of producing chicken meat will escalate if Australian Sustainable Hardwoods’ timber mill closes at Heyfield. Source: Weekly Times As a byproduct of timber processing, sawdust and wood shavings from the mill are the major source of bedding for Victoria’s broiler sheds, and other animal industries. The chicken industry is on an economic knife-edge,” Victorian Farmers Federation spokesman Allan Bullen said. “It’s not a pretty picture where we’re sitting....

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