Forest industry fears emerging forest disease

Press Release – NZ Forest Owners’ Association

A disease which is devastating trees in the Western United States and Europe is a major threat to New Zealand plantations and ornamental trees, should it ever arrive here. Read more »

Forest safety leaders look to culture and technology solutio

Press Release – Forest Industry Engineering Association

A wide range of forest safety experts are making positive change in New Zealands forestry workplace, using peoples minds to bring safety culture change to their work situations and combining that with technology to make their job safer. Read more »

NZ Arb encourages appropriate tree assessment

Press Release – New Zealand Arboricultural Association

In response to a recent incident at a childcare centre where a tree fell, injuring children, New Zealand Arboricultural Association (NZ Arb) stresses tree owners have their trees regularly assessed by a professional arborist. Read more »

Tackling disruptive innovations for primary industries

Press Release – MobileTech

Five years ago, a small team of tech enthusiasts laid the groundwork for a new primary industry event for Australasia, MobileTECH. The objective was to bring together and showcase mobile innovations designed to increase productivity within the sector. Read more »

Making forestry safer and more productive

Press Release – Forest Industry Engineering Association

Industry safety champions in both New Zealand and Australia have come forward to show their safety leadership by becoming Principal Partners to the 3rd FIEA Forest Industry Safety Summit. This conference series sold out in 2013 and 2015, and is … Read more »

NZ export log prices firm in October

Article – BusinessDesk

Oct. 25 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand export log prices firmed in October, aided by low shipping rates and solid demand from China, the country’s largest export market. Read more »

New Zealand Needs To Grab Every Carbon Credit It Can

Press Release – GreenXperts

The Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environments recent report on agricultural greenhouse gas emissions highlights the need for agriculture to make meaningful progress in reducing its emissions. In New Zealand this is particularly important because … Read more »

More trees part of the answer to agriculture’s emissions

Press Release – NZ Forest Owners Association

The Forest Owners Association is backing the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environments call for more plantation forests to be planted in New Zealand to offset greenhouse gas emissions in agriculture. Read more »

Timber industry upbeat despite challenges

Press Release – New Zealand Timber Industry Federation

Challenges facing the NZ timber industry are real and significant but the industry is generally in a good demand cycle and sentiment is positive says New Zealand Timber Industry Federation (NZTIF) president, John McVicar. Read more »

Forest Enterprises now licensed

Press Release – Forest Enterprises

On 3 October, Forest Enterprises Limited was licensed under the Financial Markets Conduct Act 2013 to manage Managed Investment Schemes (excluding managed funds) which are primarily invested in forestry assets. Read more »

IFS Growth wins prestigious Deloitte Fast 50 award

Press Release – IFS Growth

IFS Growth is proud of receiving the Deloitte Fast 50 regional award for agriculture at a ceremony held at the Dunedin Town Hall last night. Read more »

NZ export log prices edge up from eight-month low in Sept

Article – BusinessDesk

Sept. 19 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand export log prices edged up from an eight-month low in September as demand, shipping rates and the currency remained relatively stable. Read more »

NZBIO award for new ‘green’ glue for wood products

Press Release – Scion

Scions environmentally-friendly bioadhesives technology was awarded Biotechnology of the Year at NZBIOs annual conference yesterday. Read more »

Scion wins “Biotechnology of the Year” award

Press Release – NZbio

Media release: September 15 2016 Embargoed till 10pm Photos available at that time by request to 021 22 40 520 Solving sticky problem earns big bio kudos Auckland New Zealand September 15 2016: Scientists at Scion have solved a growing environmental … Read more »

McFall Fuel and VicForests show safety leadership

Press Release – Forest Industry Safety Council

Industry safety champions in both New Zealand and Australia have come forward to show their safety leadership by becoming Principal Partners to the 3rd FIEA Forest Industry Safety Summit conference series scheduled for March 2017 in Rotorua … Read more »

Q and A: Chief executive of Landcorp, Steven Carden

Press Release – TVNZ

Producing More And More Milk Not New Zealands Future: Landcorp Head The chief executive of Landcorp, Steven Carden, on TV Ones Q+A programme says the business is reviewing all land conversions and looking for alternate uses for land that are … Read more »

Transport technologies changing the wood supply chain

Press Release – Forest Industry Engineering Association

Wood transport and logistics within the forest industry is going through a major shakeup. Smart technology such as robotics, automation, cloud computing, big data analytics and improved connectivity within the supply chain is reshaping how leading … Read more »

More useful information would improve regional wood forecast

Press Release – Forest Industry Contractors Association

The Forest Industry Contractors Association is calling for industry and government to cooperate to provide wood supply information to improve short and medium term planning. Read more »

Foresters Award their Achievers

Press Release – NZ Institute of Forestry

The New Zealand Institute of Forestrys President James Treadwell announces two awards. Forester of the Year is one of the highest accolades in the industry, recognizing contribution, leadership, excellence and integrity. Read more »

Pine pollen not to blame for hay fever

Press Release – Scion

This time of the year pine pollen becomes a visible cover over puddles and ponds and commentators habitually blame pine trees for causing hay fever. However, pine pollen only affects a very small proportion of people with allergies. Read more »

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