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New Forests appoints Ents Forestry for planned hardwood plantation acquisition in Australia

01-04-2020
New Forests has appointed Ents Forestry, appointed, plantation assets, Peppermint Estate, Western Australian

Australia-based forestry investor New Forests has appointed Ents Forestry Pty Ltd to manage the plantation assets of Peppermint Estate Pty Ltd in Western Australian. Peppermint Estate is owned by New Forests’ Australia New Zealand Forest Fund 3 (ANZFF3), an institutional investment fund that targets long-term, sustainable management of …

Malaysia government reduces control order to let palm, rubber, logging sectors run skeleton shifts

20-03-2020
Malaysia, government, movement control order, partial exemption, plantations, logging, coronavirus

The Malaysian government announced partial exemptions of the movement control order to allow the palm oil, rubber, and timber sectors to resume operations on a limited scale, reported Malay Mail. Plantation Industries and Commodities Minister Datuk Mohd Khairuddin Aman Razali said in a statement yesterday that rubber tapping for the purpose of …

Segezha starts on project to develop seed plantation centres for growing containerised tree seedlings

11-03-2020
Segezha Forest Industry Group, Sistema JSFC, seed plantation centres, containerised, tree seedlings

Segezha Forest Industry Group (part of Sistema JSFC) has started work on the project to develop seed plantation centres that will grow containerised tree seedlings (CTSs). The seedlings are grown in special containers filled with soil; 100 per cent of these seedlings adapt well after planting and is easy to transport; their roots are never …

Timberlink to build CLT and GLT manufacturing facility in South Australia or Victoria

26-02-2020
Timberlink, new, manufacturing, facility, CLT, gluam, GLT, plantation, structural pine products, South Australia, Victoria

The Timberlink Australia Board has approved plans to enter the growing mass timber market, with the building of a state-of-the-art Cross Laminated Timber (CLT) & Glue Laminated Timber (GLT) manufacturing facility. The significant investment will see the construction of Australia’s second major softwood CLT plant and first combined CLT …

New Forests to acquire Tasmanian plantations from Norske Skog

11-02-2020
Australia, New Forests, Tasmania, Norske Skog, timber, forestry, plantation, pine, sustainability

Australia-based international forestry investor New Forests has agreed to purchase the Tasmanian plantations of a local subsidiary of Norwegian pulp and paper company Norske Skog. The purchase includes a net plantation area of more than 18,000 hectares of radiata pine in the south of Tasmania and an agreement for timber sales to the Boyer Mill, …

OneFortyOne fully compliant with Australian Standard® for Sustainable Forest Management

06-01-2020
OneFortyOne, Australia, harvesting right, softwood plantation, Green Triangle region, Australian Standard for Sustainable Forest Management

OneFortyOne confirms that independent forestry auditors have once again found the company and its forests to be fully compliant with the globally endorsed Australian Standard® for Sustainable Forest Management. OneFortyOne’s Planning & Compliance Manager, Janeth Mackenzie said: “Our forests offer vital answers for Australian …

Indonesia's log production predicted to increase by 15% next year

22-11-2019
Association of Indonesian Forest Concessionaires, industrial plantations, natural forests 5.4 million cubic metres

The Association of Indonesian Forest Concessionaires (APHI) estimates that log production will grow by 10–15% next year, both from industrial plantations (HTI) and natural forests, reported ITTO. APHI Executive Director Purwadi Soeprihanto said that the production of logs from natural forests this year is predicted at 5.4 million m3 and HTI …

Victoria to phase out logging of native forests and shift towards plantation

13-11-2019
Victoria, Australia, old growth forests, plantations, government plan, timber sector

Native forest logging will be phased out in Victoria by 2030 and logging of old growth forests will cease immediately under a plan to transition to a plantations-based timber industry. Announcing the plan on 7 November, the Andrews government said it would provide $120mil in financial assistance to the sector, which has been under increasing …