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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

Timber processors back inquiry

THE South Australian Timber Processors Association has welcomed calls for a parliamentary inquiry into wood exports, urging policy makers to examine the volume of log exports […]