forestry

  • Royal Commission open for business – have your say

    Etiketter: Forestry
    The Royal Commission into National Natural Disaster Arrangements has begun receiving public submissions. Individuals, organisations, community groups and the broader community can make a submission about the 2019-20 bushfire season by telephone or online. / Timberbiz
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  • Vic Govt to shield Australian Paper from ban on native logging

    Etiketter: Forestry
    Victorian taxpayers will pay $200 million to the privately-owned Australian Paper in Maryvale to try to shield workers from a state ban on native forest logging, according to the Herald Sun newspaper in Melbourne. / Timberbiz
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  • Forestry and Forest Products Industry Outlook for 2020

    Etiketter: Skog
    The South African economy has significantly underperformed its peers for at least a decade. Low GDP growth rates, increasing unemployment, low levels of investment, burgeoning Government debt, the fall out from the State Capture project and the increasing likelihood of a further ratings downgrade. Despite this, the Government seems incapable of making the necessary structural reforms needed to improve growth for fear of upsetting its alliance partners. It would appear that there is no end in sight and that these unfavourable conditions will prevail throughout 2020. / Forestry in South Africa
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  • Five ways for forestry to increase carbon sinks

    Etiketter: Forestry
    Simply increasing fertilization would enable Finnish forestry to increase its carbon sinks by an amount equalling the emissions from passenger cars in Finland. Other effective means of increasing forest carbon sinks are soil manipulation, choosing the appropriate method of silviculture, effective management of seedling stands and the genetic improvement of trees. / Finnish Forest Association
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  • Timber analysis: Victoria is under siege

    Etiketter: Wood
    There is now no denying it. The Victorian timber industry is under siege from all fronts. Even VicForests seems to have turned against it. / Timber News
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  • China seeks expertise in sustainable forestry from Finland

    Etiketter: Forestry
    China is looking for solutions to opening up its forests to commercial use. Professor Guangzhe Liu brought his students to Joensuu, as he believes that expertise in sustainable forestry is strong in Finland. / Finnish Forest Association
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  • Better management needed by government to reduce bushfire risk

    Etiketter: Wood
    Pressure is mounting on State governments to better manage national parks through hazard reduction burning and selective logging, to avoid a repeat of the bushfire crisis sweeping the nation. Fires yesterday in extreme conditions continued to threaten areas in south eastern NSW, eastern Victoria and Kangaroo Island. And it has already been reported that the NSW government will consider stripping land management and hazard reduction responsibilities from “conservationist” environmental agencies. / Timberbiz
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  • NSW state funding of $20m for softwood roadworks

    Etiketter: Wood
    A $20.35 million road funding grant applied for by the Softwoods Working Group (SWG) under the NSW Government’s Growing Local Economies Program has been successful. SWG Chair Peter Crowe said the grant was tremendous news for the regional economy. / Timberbiz
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  • Federal Labor at odds with Victorian Labor on forestry

    Etiketter: Forestry
    Federal Shadow Minister for Agriculture and Resources Joel Fitzgibbon has strongly backed Victoria’s native forest industries as sustainable, this is at odds with Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews who plans to shut it down. / Timberbiz
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  • Jubilee at the Green Triangle Timber industry Awards

    Etiketter: Wood
    OneFortyOne’s Jubilee Sawmill has been recognised for its commitment to the timber industry with the Supreme Timber Industry Award at the Green Triangle Timber Industry Awards (GTTIA). / Timberbiz
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