National plan to grow industry

AN EXPORT log tariff to protect local industries and jobs should be considered by the Federal Government when devising its National Forest Industries Plan, Wattle Range […]

Forestry gala event

ALMOST 500 forest industry leaders are making their way to Canberra for the Australian Forest Products Association Industry Gala Dinner – the biggest event on the industry calendar – at the Parliament House Great Hall tonight.[…]

Mill study continues

FORESTRY company OneFortyOne Plantations is continuing feasibility studies into the proposed $200m new particleboard processing facility at Tarpeena. Although initially foreshadowing a resolution by June, the […]

Sawlog timber supply hits limit

FORESTRY company OneFortyOne Plantations has revealed there is little excess sawlog in its estate to sustain any growth in the region’s structural timber processing sector. The […]

Timber industry integration

A KEY timber industries professional called for greater integration when he commented publicly on the sustainability of forestry in the South East this week. Speaking at […]

Forestry milestone celebrated

FORESTRY company OneFortyOne Plantations has driven a 45pc increase in the regional domestic processing sector since taking over the State Government’s forestry estate five years ago. […]

Forestry giant defends practices

ONEFORTYONE Plantations (OFO) chief executive offer Linda Sewell responds to issues raised in The Border Watch in recent weeks. This follows concerns being raised over the […]

Cutting-edge wood project starts

NESTLED in a tree breeding hub on the outskirts of Mount Gambier, a team of experts has begun a two-year research program to potentially increase wood […]