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11 Mar 2009

Sawlog Tender Avoids Waste

Forest Industries Association of Tasmania Chief Executive Terry Edwards said the recent awarding of a sawlog tender to Ta Ann has come at a time when the traditional saw milling businesses are suffering significant downturn for sawn timber products due to the global financial crisis.  Read more...

20 Nov 2008

McKay Timber Truss Factory and Timber Outlet moves to new premises at Prospect Vale

McKay Timber purchased the timber and truss business of Hume & Kerrison in March 2003 and earlier this year, relocated the business to Prospect Vale.  Read more...

31 Jul 2008

Federal Minister the Hon Tony Burke opens McKay Timber St Helens Sawmill

Federal Minister for Agriculture Forestry and Fisheries the Honourable Tony Burke will officially open McKay Timber’s St Helens Sawmill on Friday 1 August 2008 at 12.00pm.  Read more...

07 Nov 2007

Business, union and community groups unite against antidevelopment

A joint media release from Tasmanian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the CFMEU, the Forest Industries Association of Tasmania, Timber Communities Australia and the Tasmanian Forest Contractors Association  Read more...

29 Jan 2007

Innovative Tasmanian Company to Add Value to Tasmanian Resource

Tasmanian owned timber processing company FEA is going from strength to strength as a modern and innovative grower and processor of Tasmanian timber. Having formed a new agreement with Taswood Growers, the owner of Tasmania's softwood sawlog resource, to process 290,000 tonnes per annum for the next ten years, FEA will be investing $50,000 in new technology to enable the company to process both hardwood and softwood at their Bell Bay facility.  Read more...

09 Jan 2007

Green Hypocrisy Must Stop

Following the release from Bob Brown today attacking the integrity of the latest major investor in Tasmania's forest industry, Ta Ann, the Forest Industries Association of Tasmania has re-stated their support for the company's investment in the State.  Read more...

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