Timber House, Responsible Wood project certification reaches new frontier

“Exciting development as Timber House, Responsible Wood phase application now lodged” Project certification for the Timber Queensland office in Brisbane is a step closer with the project now proceeding to the final stage of project certification. Talking to Responsible Wood’s Jason Ross, SCS Global Services Nick Capobianco outlined the next steps involved in the Responsible Wood project certification process: “SCS…

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…

Responsible Wood endorses new PEFC benchmarks standards for SFM and group forest certification

The new benchmarks are a leap forward for sustainable forest management and small forest holders… Endorsed following a vote of the PEFC General Assembly in Switzerland, Responsible Wood is proud to announce that new Sustainable Forest Management and Group Forest Management Certification benchmark standards have been developed for use. Representing Responsible Wood, the PEFC National Governing Body in Australia, Simon Dorries advised that the…

Timber House’s new office space shapes up for project certification

Project showcases Queensland’s finest timbers CERTIFIED timber held the floor as Timber Queensland and Responsible Wood met with SCS Global Services to kick-start project certification of their new office space at Timber House in the northern Brisbane suburb of Kedron. The project is undergoing an audit and stands to be the second registered under the ‘Responsible Wood Project Certification Scheme’;…