Earlier this year we sat down with Darryn Crook, Operations Manager from SFM Environmental Solutions, to discuss the unique Hydrowood project. We spoke with Darryn again this week about the status of the project, and the early buzz being generated.

Timber on the mid-rise


On the 11 August 2015 an event, held at Melbourne’s stunning Library at the Dock, brought together members of the timber industry to discuss the opportunities ahead in mid-rise construction....

Sharing the load


There appears to be some confusion generally about some aspects of annual leave loading. This explanation of the current situation will assist employers and employees within the timber industry.

Support for Tasmania’s special timbers


Tasmania’s Opposition Leader Bryan Green announced a ‘tread widely, tread lightly’ approach for supporting the state’s special timbers industry.

Local manufacturer releases new range of pre-school furniture


A family-owned business in Melbourne has launched their new range of hardwood timber furniture for the early learning sector, made from locally sourced Victorian Ash.

Advanced materials scientists have developed a technique to make softwood tougher than hardwood, and build in UV and termite protection.

Two projects have been recognised for their premium use of timber at the Building Designers Association of Victoria’s 20th annual Building Design Awards.

Simon Dorries has a new CEO role in the timber industry after stepping down as General Manager of Engineered Wood Products Association of Australasia, after 30 years with the association.

Riding the wooden wave


Michael Powell is no ordinary high school teacher. During the day he is crafting young minds, but when the day is done he is crafting something else,...

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prefabAUS 2015

14 - 16 September 2015

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