Royd Clan House secures the Australian Certified Timber award

Level Architekture, Vistek Structural Engineers, Hyne Timber and XLAM combine to secure the Australian Certified Timber award for their “Royd Clan House” creation. Announced as part of the 22nd Australian Timber Design awards, the Victorian home was constructed from the remnants of an old property and its monolithic boulders, using Responsible Wood-certified Glulam and CLT throughout. Indeed “Royd Clan House”…

Best Use of Certified Timber Prize – WAF and PEFC announce the winner

As featured by PEFC International The wait is finally over! On November 30 2021 the World Architecture Festival and PEFC awarded the Best Use of Certified Timber Prize. During an online session, PEFC Deputy CEO Michael Berger revealed Scion Innovation Hub, Te Whare Nui o Tuteata by RTA Studio/Irving Smith Architects as the winner. Located in New Zealand, Scion Innovation Hub was chosen as the most outstanding of…

Responsible Wood recognised as the leader in growth of PEFC-certified forests globally

PEFC International recognises Responsible Wood as Australia records the greatest increase in PEFC-certified forest area Every year, PEFC International awards PEFC members that have achieved the biggest increases in PEFC-certified forest area and PEFC chain of custody certificates. In 2021, the awards for highest growth in certified hectares went to Australia thanks to an increase of 5 million hectares. This…

Sustainable forest management in spotlight for primary schools as industry celebrates National Agriculture Day

As featured in Timber and Forestry E News More than 360 students from across Australia logged into online sessions NATIONAL Agriculture Day on November 19 was a great opportunity to celebrate the importance of agriculture including forestry, and the immense opportunities available for Australia’s young people to engage in the wide variety of careers on offer. This year, ForestLearning again…

Eduardo Rojas Briales elected as new PEFC Chair

As featured by PEFC International Eduardo Rojas Briales, former Assistant Director-General and Head of the Forestry Department at FAO and Chair of the Collaborative Partnership on Forests, was elected the new Chairman of PEFC International at the 26th PEFC General Assembly. “The past years have seen forests being put at the centre of key global debates, especially in combating climate change,”…

Responsible Wood featured in the latest edition of Business View Oceania

As featured in the October edition of Business View Oceania Business View Oceania interviews Jason Ross and Simon Dorries of Responsible Wood for our Clean and Green focus. Responsible Wood has represented the Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC) in Australia and New Zealand since 2007. First established as an independent organisation in 2002, Responsible Wood has worked…

XLam CLT natural, healthy choice for pre-fab firm’s workplace environment

As featured in Master Builder New South Wales magazine MODULAR building company Fabprefab has decked out its NSW central coast warehouse with XLam’s Responsible Wood-certified Cross Laminated Timber (CLT) product to form the structural material of the floor, walls, and roof – all while using it to provide a mezzanine level for the building. Fabprefab’s building product choice reflects the…

Introducing AS 4707:2021 – Chain of Custody for Forest and Tree Based Products Webinar

Responsible Wood CEO, Simon Dorries, and AS 4707 Standard Reference Committee Chair, Peter Zed, headline webinar introducing the Australian Standard for Chain of Custody (AS 4707) Taking place on Tuesday, the 9th of November 2021 the webinar introduced and explained the main changes in the AS 4707:2021 standard, providing the basis for the requirements that certificate holders can use in…