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  • INAUGURAL MEETING OF THE FARM FORESTRY TIMBERS SOCIETY November, 2012
    Farm Forestry Timbers held their inaugural meeting on 17th November 2012. It was agreed to constitute the Society by resolution. The Rules of the Farm Forestry Timbers Society can be downloaded…

  • Farm Forestry Timbers July, 2012
    The NZ Farm Forestry Association has set up a national industry body representing the interests of local specialty timber producers and those with an interest in specialty timbers. A web…

  • Specialty timbers penalised for radiata pines shortcomings May, 2011
    Specialty timber species are being severely penalised in pursuit of an acceptable strength standard for radiata pine timber. Radiata pine and Douglas fir comprise most of the structural timber used…

  • Specialty timbers, structural timber and the new building code May, 2011
    Background NZS 3603 NZS 3603 Timber Design Standard contains design stresses and methods for specific engineering design of timber structures to meet the performance requirements of the New Zealand Building…

  • Standard Operating Procedures (SOP's) and specialty timbers May, 2011
    Verification Both VSGVSG (Visual Stress Grades) are sorted on the basis of visual characteristics. Visual characteristics are good for determining strength but not so good for predicting stiffness. In the…

  • Illegal logging imports must stop August, 2008
    Environmental and forestry groups today called upon the government to urgently toughen up regulations to stop products from illegally logged forests being imported or used in New Zealand. They also…

  • Climate Change and Forest Accord September, 2007
    Major environmental and forest industry groups are calling for the government to adopt climate change policies that are fair, efficient and apply to all industries. This follows a decision to…


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