GFIS.net - Forest Information

Select content language:

Partner Login

Sponsors

 BMLFUW
 USFS

All Content on tags:Australia

Mixed results from all categories.

Results 1 - 10 (5318) RSS
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 ... 532 Next >>

US homebuilder stocks fall after Trump tariffs timberbiz - News - 17 hours ago
Homebuilder stocks fell on concern new tariffs by the Trump administration on Canadian softwood lumber imports will raise costs. Source: CNBC News The iShares U.S. Home Construction ETF (ITB) fell about 1%. PulteGroup’s stock closed down almost 4%, and Toll Brothers shares ended the day nearly 1% lower. PulteGroup also said its first-quarter results missed analyst estimates. Shares of DR Horton also pulled back, closing down over 1%. “We expect builders to attempt to combine surcharges to customers...
Trump targets Canadian timber timberbiz - News - 17 hours ago
The Trump administration is taking retaliatory action against Canada over a decades-old trade dispute, moving to impose a 20% tariff on softwood timber that is typically used to build single-family homes, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said yesterday. Source: The Australian Mr Ross said the tariff would be applied retrospectively and imposed on Canadian exports to the US of about $US5 billion ($6.6bn) a year. He said the dispute centred on Canadian provinces that had been allegedly allowing loggers...
Legal challenge mounted to stop logging ash timberbiz - News - 17 hours ago
Logging of Victoria’s native ash forests would be banned under an unprecedented legal challenge. Source: The Weekly Times Green group Friends of Leadbeater’s Possum has called on Environment Minister Lily D’Ambrosio to “prohibit any activity damaging to critical habitat of the Leadbeater’s possum, including timber harvesting operations, immediately”. Group president Steve Meacher called on Ms D’Ambrosio to declare an Interim Conservation Order across more than 170,000 hectares of ash forest in the...
Cooroora Woodworkers 28th show timberbiz - News - 18 hours ago
The Cooroora Woodworkers will be holding its 28th annual Wood and Craft Show on May 12 and 13. Source: Sunshine Coast Daily The show will be held in the Cooroora Woodworkers’ clubhouse and surrounding precinct at 8 Lowermill Rd, Cooroy. The organisers are confident that the 2017 show will be the best show ever. The heart of the show is always where regional woodworking clubs compete in the interclub competition and students try their hand in the schools’ competition, as well as club members vying...
Pesky pine pollen altering the oceans timberbiz - News - 18 hours ago
That same pesky pine pollen that gets up your nose and coats your windscreen with yellow dust could also be altering some of the world’s deepest ecosystems. Source: New Zealand Herald Scientists from the National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (Niwa) say pollen from New Zealand pine forests has been shown to travel more than 1500km through wind and ocean currents, and sink thousands of metres into the ocean. Niwa scientists have analysed sediment samples from the Kermadec and Tonga...
Cyclones dampen forestry production timberbiz - News - 18 hours ago
Rain and wind from the ex-cyclones which lashed New Zealand’s central and lower North Island in the past fortnight, slowed production rates and damaged trees, AgriHQ analyst Reece Brick said in his monthly forestry market report. Source: TVNZ “This should slow offerings to the market, but will obviously only benefit those not impacted by the weather.” AgriHQ’s Brick noted that the East Coast and Hawke’s Bay were significantly impacted, areas which account for about 17% of the country’s pine plantations....
Gumatj makes a go of timber milling timberbiz - News - 18 hours ago
One of Australia’s most influential indigenous leaders believes the rest of the nation could learn from what the Gumatj Corporation is achieving in the business world. Source: NT News Under the watchful eye of Galarrwuy Yunupingu, a former Australian of the Year, and the Gumatj Corporation board, the Yolngu in Arnhem Land have created a diverse range of businesses from construction through to cattle to mining. A key piece of the future will be the issuing of 99-year leases which will offer better...
Australia is the seventh most forested country in the world and Australians have more forest per person than most other countries except for the Canadians and the Russians according to the Australian Institute of Foresters. Source: Timberbiz Rob de Fégely, National President of the Australian Institute of Foresters presented a grim picture of Australia’s contribution to managing renewable forest and plantation resources to the 19th Commonwealth Forestry Conference in India this month. “It is a source...
Burn off in Beecher State Forest timberbiz - News - 18 hours ago
A planned burn-off is due to take place in the Beecher State Forest area over the next few days. Source: Gladstone Observer The Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service is set to conduct the burn-off until Friday, according to a QPWS statement. The fire may be called off if weather conditions become unfavourable. Smoke may be seen in the Gladstone, Calliope, Beecher and Burua areas, the statement said. Motorists are advised to drive safely to conditions if travelling through the area due to the potential...
NSW Forest Industries Tasforce meets in Tumut timberbiz - News - 18 hours ago
The NSW Forest Industries Taskforce met in Tumut last week, with Minister for Forestry Paul Toole and major industry representatives in attendance. Source: Tumut and Adelong Times Member for Wagga Daryl Maguire said having the Minister in Tumut meant he could see the impact of forestry here first-hand. “It enables a lot of people from other regions to see the dynamics of Tumut, Tumbarumba, and Batlow, and see what it is that we do,” he said. “It’s a sharing of ideas, and to have the minister here...

Results 1 - 10 (5318) RSS
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 ... 532 Next >>