This month’s edition of TimberTrader Magazine features an extensive photo feature on world-renowned Architect Frank Gehry’s Dr Chau Chak Wing Building, part of the University of Technology in Sydney.

No longer a waste: RET passes wood


The amended Renewable Energy Target (RET) legislation was passed by Parliament last week, a positive outcome from the timber industry’s efforts to eliminate wood waste. The material will now be approved as a biomass renewable energy source under the amended RET scheme.

Going mod: timber industry could benefit from $90 billion pie


Australia’s timber industry can stand to profit from the rise in modular building across the nation, enhancing the building sector and offering employment opportunities for workers from industries that have...

Australia’s prefab future gets funding boost


The University of Melbourne has received funding to lead the push for growth in Australia’s prefabricated housing industry.

Timber houses with a twist at RAL Homes


RAL Homes is the prefabricated timber housing business conceived and run by Reiny and his wife Lorraine. The acronym originally stood for ‘Reiny and Lorraine’, but...

Planet Ark wood report reflects benefits


A new report commissioned by Planet Ark, and sponsored by Forest and Wood Products Australia, has reflected the health...

The story behind Hydrowood, a Tasmanian logging operation that involves harvesting trees underwater, starts in the lovely colonial suburb of Battery Point in central Hobart.

Communication between the South Australia Government and the local timber industry moving forward was recently addressed in a meeting with Timber and Building Materials Association representatives.

Excitement is building for the annual Frame and Truss Manufacturers Association’s National conference.

Innovation Forums hosted by ForestWorks and TABMA

Innovation Forums hosted by ForestWorks and TABMA

23 - 06 August 2015

The following forums are being hosted by ForestWorks and TAMBA and will provide participants with the opportunity to engage in innovative group activities and hear from industry experts on productivity and business process improvements.

  • Sydney: 22 July
  • Newcastle: 23 July
  • Tweed Heads: 24 July
  • Adelaide: 6 August

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