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 […]

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. […]

South East commercial timber push

COMMERCIAL construction in the South East is poised ready for the possibilities of cross-laminated timber, according to industry expert Judy Barnett. Ms Barnett, who founded the […]