OPINION: Money can grow on trees

I NOTE calls from the forestry industry to plant a billion new trees and the issue of water rights, plus opportunities for our most important industry.Carbon credits is a core issue and one recent and accurate estimate is that an[…]

Forestry future confidence high

A LOCAL parliamentary leader has voiced his opinion of the future of forestry in the region following an announcement by OneFortyOne Plantations last week. […]

Apprentices on board

ONEFORTYONE Wood Products recently welcomed three first year apprentices to its operation in Mount Gambier as part of an ongoing strategy to attract the next generation […]

Timber investment

SOUTH Australian political parties and their candidates were yesterday urged to adopt a 10-point, $77m plan to double the economic value of timber manufacturing in the […]

Biomass the future for forestry industry

BIOMASS technology could be the most viable solution for the region’s timber processors as surging electricity prices and volatile energy security continue to plague the sector. […]

Timber workers face uncertainty

A PROMINENT regional forestry workers’ union says the possible closure of a Carter Holt Harvey structural timber mill in regional Victoria has sent shock waves across […]