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 […]

Forestry export investigation

THE State Government is investigating whether OneFortyOne Plantations (OFO) has breached its conditions of the forward sale contract as concerns escalate over the huge number of […]

Forest institute welcomed

LEADING forestry industry researchers and a national forest products lobby group have welcomed news a national innovation institute node will become operational in Mount Gambier within […]

Forestry hub windfall

THE State Government will pour $2m over four years into the proposed National Institute for Forest Products Innovation Hub in Mount Gambier, which is expected to […]