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Trucks tough it out with timber The Ministry of Education said the exercise to establish how much force its school buildings could withstand had saved it hundreds of millions of dollars in earthquake-strengthening costs. A 1960s, two-classroom timber-framed building at South End School in Carterton was … Continue reading
NZ Wood Resene 2014 Timber Design Awards The timetable leading up to the awards evening at Te Papa will involve: July 2013 finalising design award categories August 2013 call for sponsors September 2013 announcement of sponsors October 2013 call for design award categories November 2013 judging of … Continue reading
NZ Wood responds to market conditions NZ Wood, the promotional arm of the Wood Council of New Zealand has today confirmed that it is scaling back its activities. Funding cutbacks that are a direct result of the impact of the high NZ Dollar has meant that … Continue reading
JNL Puts a Little Heart in it’s Transport Logistics JNL manufactures a wide range of engineered wood (LVL, Plywood, Panels) and solid wood products – for structural and non-structural purposes, for external or internal uses, and for appearance or non-appearance finishes. The Put a Little Heart in it campaign … Continue reading
Seizing Growth – Kanuka Engineered Wood Products While many companies battle with how to scale up their operation a determined Hawkes Bay company Kanuka Engineered Wood Products is jumping at the opportunity. “We know the demand for engineered wood products can only grow and our Hawkes Bay … Continue reading
Building the Case: Put a Little Heart in It Homeowners and the economy will benefit if New Zealanders reconnect with our forests and use timber for the construction of new homes. “All New Zealanders are stakeholders in the future of the Forest Wood industry in New Zealand. Forests hold … Continue reading