Responsible Wood announced as presenter at peak Sustainability Conference  

Responsible Wood set to deliver important certification and procurement message at National Sustainability Conference in Brisbane… Responsible Wood continues to make waves as forest certification is set to take the floor at the National Sustainability Conference in April 2019. The conference attracts sustainability professionals far and wide with Responsible Wood slated to deliver an important message about timber certification. According…

Responsible Wood, a ‘must have’ for Builders and Renovators

Responsible Wood has been featured in the latest ‘Build IT’, which is now available at newsstands Australia wide… With printed circulation numbering more than 10,000, ‘Build IT’ is an invaluable resource guide for environmentally consensus builders and renovators. With demand for timber continuing to rise, specifically within the construction and building sector, the importance of ensuring that timber is sourced…

Responsible Wood, Australian forest delegation visit Japan for high-level trade talks…

A HIGH-LEVEL Australian forest industries delegation will be in Tokyo next week for site visits and meetings with Japanese industry leaders and government officials. The mission from December 10 to 13 will include a reception with Japanese industry representatives. The delegation is led by Responsible Wood, the Australian Forest Products Association and the co-convenor of the Parliamentary Friends of Forestry…

Responsible Wood gets its tick from Standards Australia

“As one of five accredited Standards Development Organisations we are subject to regular surveillance audits, this ensures that our scheme is independent, credible, transparent and technically competent” And so the Responsible Wood offices were abuzz with activity as the Standards Development and Accreditation Committee (SDAC) appointed an independent auditor to oversee Responsible Wood’s ‘check compliance’ to Standard Development Organisation (SDO)…

PEFC certified OSB making waves in the Australian construction industry

Find out how Responsible Wood scheme member Simmonds Lumber is supplying OSB SimBoard to the Australian construction industry… OSB (oriented strand board) is the most used structural board for bracing, flooring and sheeting in timber frame buildings in many parts of the world. Perhaps it has been surprising that OSB is not been more commonly used in building and construction…