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Australian illegal logging bill gets first stage approval
Wednesday, August 22, 2012 Australia’s House of Representatives has passed legislation to outlaw the importing of illegally-logged timber.
China sawlog imports fall
Monday, August 13, 2012 Chinese sawlog imports dipped 15% in the first half of 2012 due to its slowing economy, according to Wood Resource Quarterly.
Gunns starts selling Green Triangle forests
Wednesday, August 01, 2012 Gunns has sold about half its stake in a forestry investment trust based in South Australia and Victoria for A$64m.
Doubts over Australian illegal logging bill
Tuesday, July 24, 2012 Australia intends its anti-illegal logging bill to be the equivalent of the EU Timber Regulation and America’s Lacey Act – a means of minimising the risk of illegally harvested wood entering its market from both overseas and domestic sources.
NZ gears up for timber engineering conference
Wednesday, July 11, 2012 The World Conference on Timber Engineering is preparing to kick off in New Zealand.
Work starts on CLT record breaker building
Wednesday, May 30, 2012 Lend Lease is aiming to break the cross-laminated timber (CLT) building records books by constructing the tallest CLT structure in the world in Australia.

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