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Ontario invests $7.8m in tall wood timberbiz - News - 16 hours ago
Ontario, Canada is investing Can$7.8 million in the research, education and construction of tall wood buildings so more wood products can be used in new homes and taller buildings through the new Mass Timber Program. Source: Timberbiz This program is part of Ontario’s Climate Change Action Plan and is funded by proceeds from the province’s carbon market. The use of wood in infrastructure can help address climate change by storing carbon in buildings and by avoiding greenhouse gas pollution associated...
Save water thin the forest timberbiz - News - 16 hours ago
There are too many trees in Sierra Nevada forests, say scientists affiliated with the National Science Foundation (NSF) Southern Sierra Critical Zone Observatory (CZO). Source: Science Daily That may come as a surprise to those who see dense, verdant forests as signs of a healthy environment. After all, green is good, right? Not necessarily. When it comes to the number of trees in California forests, bigger isn’t always better. That’s in part because trees use lots of water to carry out basic biological...
Asia Pacific Rainforest Summit wrap timberbiz - News - 16 hours ago
Through the theme “Protecting forests and people, supporting economic growth” the third Asia-Pacific Rainforest Summit (APRS) examined how the region’s economic and social development can better integrate with climate change and carbon emissions reduction goals. Source: Timberbiz, CIFOR Following the first APRS held in Sydney in 2014 and the second in Brunei Darussalam in 2016, this year’s event was the largest yet. It was held in the Javanese cultural center of Yogyakarta, Indonesia. From 23–25...
New loaders for Elephants timberbiz - News - 16 hours ago
Ponsse has released a new loader for Elephant and ElephantKing forwarders. The new PONSSE K121 loader offers a new level of efficiency and speed for load handling in tough conditions. The new loader combines high slewing torque and lifting power, increased reach, and a new type of loader geometry that is easy to control. It enables shorter loading and unloading times, facilitates working in conditions where load handling takes up a large proportion of the working time, and makes it easier to work...
Free forestry logistics safety training timberbiz - News - 16 hours ago
Australian Forest Contractors Association (AFCA) and Engistics are running free forestry logistics safety training workshops. Source: Timberbiz The workshops will be run during May 2018 and cover load restraint research and testing, rollovers, incident investigation findings, court findings, changes to the law and the Chain of Responsibilty. Workshops will be held in New South Wales – Tumut, Bathurst, Eden and Coffs Harbour. There will be only one workshop in Victoria – Myrtleford. For further information...
A Morwell precinct expected to attract significant industrial investment will have basic infrastructure installed and will be connected to the Port of Melbourne by rail. Source: RISI Technology Channels State Regional Development Minister Jaala Pulford was in Morwell to announce the infrastructure installation for the Gippsland Logistics Precinct and the oversee completion of upgrades to Australian Paper’s Maryvale mill spur line. The $5.3 million funding for the precinct infrastructure will come...
Forest industry associations are supporting penalties imposed in the District Court against Bay of Plenty forest owner Whitikau Holdings and two harvesting contractors. Source: Timberbiz The companies pleaded guilty to charges laid under the Resource Management Act for damaging two stream beds near Opotiki in a logging operation which began in 2015. Whitikau Holdings was fined NZ$57,000 and the logging companies NZ$4000 and NZ$3000 respectively. Forest Owners Association President Peter Weir is...
Federal Court grants interim injunction timberbiz - News - 16 hours ago
VicForests will defend an application for an injunction brought by the Friends of Leadbeaters Possum Inc (FLBP). Source: Timberbiz The Federal Court granted an interim injunction regarding six coupes until 2 May 2018, when the Court will hear arguments about whether a final injunction will be imposed. The coupes were included in an Amended Statement of Claim filed by FLBP. The amended claim now alleges that VicForests’ operations in the Central Highlands are not in accordance with the Regional Forest...
Remembrance tree planting program launched  timberbiz - News - 16 hours ago
New Zealand Forestry Minister Shane Jones launched Matariki Tu Rākau, a remembrance tree planting program in recognition of the men and women who served in the New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF). Part of a series of initiatives to mark the 100-year anniversary of the end of the First World War, this will see communities across the country plant up to 350,000 trees during Matariki this year to recognise our armed forces personnel. “Just under 30,000 men and women have died in action since the beginning...
Top 5: Market Points from IndustryEdge timberbiz - News - 16 hours ago
60,400 – the number of 4+ Storey apartments approved for construction in Australia over the year to the end of February was down 15.0% on the previous year 609,774 – estimated bone dried metric tonnes of woodchip exports for March 2018, based on IndustryEdge’s unique vessel tracking and analysis 52.2 points – the Wood & Paper sector’s Performance of Manufacturing Index produced by the Australian Industry Group shows the sector remains in modest growth (anything above 50 = growth) 28.7% – the proportion...

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