Queensland State and Local Governments urged to consider 'wood first'
The Queensland State and Local Governments are being urged to consider wood as the preferred material of choice for all public sector building and construction procurement projects by peak industry body Timber Queensland, who today launched their state-wide 'wood encouragement' campaign. Read more
TQ seminar: Design, engineer & build: mid rise timber buildings. 25 October
The use of structural engineered timber products (ETP) to build apartment, hotel and office buildings up to an effective height of 25m is quickly gaining traction. New and innovative developments are proving the structural performance of ETP’s and how reduced preliminaries, onsite costs and speed of build deliver considerable cost savings. Are you ready to rise to the challenge and use these products? Register now
Tall timber building research and transform the Queensland skyline
The Queensland timber industry has welcomed the opening of the Centre for Future Timber Structures (CFTS) at the University of Queensland, and the important role it can play in facilitating the greater use of timber in high rise housing and commercial buildings. Read more
Forest Industry Advisory Council transformative report released
Australia's Forest Industry Advisory Council (FIAC) have released a new plan for the transformation of the Australian forest products industry. Read more