Leon Rademeyer  TBW Newsgroup

$1b industry exemption appeal

THE region’s $1b-plus forest products sector has urged Premier Steven Marshall to ensure the industry remains an “essential service” through any roll-out of further COVID-19 restrictions. […]

Leoncrop  TBW Newsgroup

Money grows on pine trees

A PROMINENT national timber industry association has warned the region’s plantation estate must grow to accommodate expansion in the processing sector. Australian Forest Products Association SA […]

Clinton Sims  TBW Newsgroup

Fire equipment theft ‘idiotic’

EXCLUSIVE REPORT A LIMESTONE Coast police inspector has described the theft of crucial forestry water fighting equipment as “idiotic” given this week’s perilous fire danger conditions. […]

Leon Rademeyer20190603  TBW Newsgroup

Forestry poised to capitalise on power push

A NEW renewable energy roadmap aimed at lowering the nation’s emissions has been welcomed by the Australian Forest Products Association. The Federal Government’s bioenergy roadmap will […]

Evision Forestry Program Launch  TBW Newsgroup

Forestry industry insight shared

A NEW forestry and timber career pathway program has been launched in the Limestone Coast to entice youth into the sector, with industry leaders hopeful it […]

Stuart And Adam Merrett (5)  TBW Newsgroup

Chips are down

A SLUMP in woodchip exports is driving a “worrying” downturn with reports emerging up to 100 jobs have been lost across the region’s forestry sector. It […]

Sharon Tuffnell, Sheryn Wilson  TBW Newsgroup

City retail sector ‘above average’

WHILE agriculture, forestry and fishing remain the Limestone Coast’s biggest employers, retail work in the Blue Lake city is booming. Accounting for a massive 12.8pc of […]

Nang Art (2)  TBW Newsgroup

Timber heritage preserved

THE Nangwarry streetscape has a new addition after a sculpture depicting the town’s lifeblood – the forestry industry – was officially unveiled last week. Created by […]