Region flourishes

NEW figures show the agriculture, forestry and fishing sectors have an output of nearly $560m in the Grant district, which is closely followed by the manufacturing […]

Native infestation

SOUTH East protected native species sallow wattle (acacia longifolia) has became a threatening pest away from the coast. While not an officially declared pest, Natural Resources […]

KCA mill workers to vote on new pay deal

MEMBERS of the largest blue collar union at the Kimberly-Clark Australia Millicent Mill will vote on a new enterprise bargaining offer of a staggered 4.5pc pay rise and a $1000 cash incentive. Negotiations between the company[…]

Investment indicates ‘booming industry’

THE nation’s peak wood products industry group says the proposed pellet plant along with other industry investment demonstrates the regional industry is “booming”. Australian Forest Products Association SA branch manager[…]

Forestry transport moves forward

SOUTH Australia’s forest industry stakeholders are encouraged to take part in a survey to inform the new State Government about road issues affecting the sector. The […]

Government plans for forestry growth

THE State Government will canvass avenues to shore up log supply for regional processing facilities as part of a renewed focus on the region’s forestry sector. […]

Forestry growth plan revealed

A TIMBER industry workers union leader has called for a probe into whether water licences should be scrapped for plantations amid predictions the region’s forestry estate […]

Forest pioneers’ story shared

AT THE tender age of 102, a man known as a “grandfather” of the pine industry in the South East is still able to vividly recount […]

Timber industry dinner meeting

THE Mount Gambier Timber Industry Club will host a keynote address at its next meeting on Monday Guest speaker Tammy Auld will discuss the purpose and structure of the National Institute for Forest Innovation (NIFPI) and[…]

Chief executive sings mill praise

GRANT District Council has congratulated Timberlink for its proposed significant investment to upgrade its processing facility at Tarpeena. This comes as the project will be one of the largest[…]