Responsible Wood features at Forest Learning Virtual Reality (VR) Workshop

“We are developing teaching tools that will engage technology savvy learners in schools today, aiming to provide greater visibility of our ultimate renewable forest and wood industry in classrooms” According to ForestLearning Program Manager Beth Welden, the answer increasingly lies in the realms of ‘virtual reality.’ Presenting to delegates at the Australian Forest Education Alliance in Canberra, Beth Welden briefed…

Certification all important in securing industry’s future: VAFI Awards Night in Melbourne

‘Support the Victorian forestry industry, now and into the future’ was the consensus as representatives from the governing Victorian ALP, the Victorian Nationals and the Victorian Shooters and Fishers Party laid bare their plans for the future of the forestry in Victoria at the Victorian Association of Forest Industries (VAFI) Awards held at the RACV City Club on Friday, the…

Architect practices what he preaches: wood certification messages at expo

WHAT is sustainable wood is and where do wood products such as furniture and flooring actually come from?   CONSUMERS are often mystified about what sustainable wood is and where wood products such as furniture and flooring actually come from. Eco-architect Mark Thomson, who has developed a national reputation for championing sustainable design and development, practices what he preaches. A…

RW makes a mark at Timber Queensland ‘Engineered Wood Products’ Seminar

Glue Laminated Timber (GLT), Cross Laminated Timber (CLT) and Laminated Veneer Lumber (LVL) were in the spot light as the movers and shakers in the Queensland timber industry converged on the Grand Ballroom at the Victoria Park Golf Complex in downtown Brisbane to discuss the evolving trends in the engineered timber industry. Responsible Wood members Hyne Timber and Wesbeam showcased…