Forest Industry Engineering Association - Latest News [Page 2]

Wood Treatment Specialists Converge on Australia and NZ

Thursday, 24 July 2014, 4:50 pm | Forest Industry Engineering Association

Like it or not, thermally and chemically modified wood along with wood plastic composites (WPC’s) are now a commercial reality. They’re already being produced in commercial quantities in both Australia and New Zealand. They’re competing - but can complement ... More >>

Forest Investment and Market Outlook 2014: Only Weeks to Go!

Tuesday, 25 March 2014, 2:54 pm | Forest Industry Engineering Association

With forest products exports continuing to enjoy a run of high commodity prices there is plenty of attention worldwide on the robust returns delivered from forest resources. So it’s timely that New Zealand and Australia are soon to host a major forest investment ... More >>

Forestry Investment Attracts Top People

Thursday, 20 February 2014, 4:05 pm | Forest Industry Engineering Association

FIEA’s upcoming conference on forest investment is drawing delegates from top management positions in both New Zealand and Australia as the opportunity for early-bird registration offers closes at the end of this week. More >>

Rotorua to host International Forest Safety Summit

Monday, 21 October 2013, 12:43 pm | Forest Industry Engineering Association

The past 12 months has seen forestry in the media spotlight to two main reasons – both good and bad. Since the global financial crisis hit, forest products exports, led by log exports, have proven once again to be counter-cyclical. While other industries ... More >>

Mobile Technology a Key to Primary Industry Growth

Friday, 28 June 2013, 3:11 pm | Forest Industry Engineering Association

New Zealand's primary industries have built a strong international reputation for innovation, product development and forward thinking. While these characteristics are still strong, emerging new tools t to improve productivity and efficiencies within ... More >>

Wood Processors Look to New Innovations at Upcoming Summit

Friday, 19 April 2013, 8:30 am | Forest Industry Engineering Association

World leaders of wood processing, manufacturing and new product technologies are converging on Australasia in September. The major draw card is this region’s first “business to business” wood industry show, WoodEXPO 2013. More >>

Serial entrepreneur confirmed for Clean Energy Conference

Tuesday, 5 March 2013, 2:42 pm | Forest Industry Engineering Association

Venture capitalist and serial entrepreneur Nick Gerritsen of Carbonscape has just been confirmed as a keynote speaker for the Forest Industry Engineering Association’s (FIEA) clean technology conference in April. FIEA’s ‘Residues to Revenues/Clean ... More >>

Forestry to Fuel Debate on Growing Clean Energy

Monday, 11 February 2013, 11:11 am | Forest Industry Engineering Association

Forestry to Fuel Debate on Growing Clean Energy The Forest Industry Engineering Association (FIEA) welcomes the Greenpeace report that highlights the local energy supply opportunity which forest-based energy can provide. A national wood energy ... More >>

Conference Series Boasts Local and International Experts

Thursday, 31 January 2013, 5:12 pm | Forest Industry Engineering Association

The Forest Engineering Association (FIEA) is please to announce their programme for their upcoming conference - "Residues to Revenues & CleanTECH Industry Developments". This biennial conference series runs in Auckland on 10-11th April, at the Novotel ... More >>

Focus on wood innovation – an Australasian first

Thursday, 16 August 2012, 2:18 pm | Forest Industry Engineering Association

Wood processing and manufacturing companies are currently feeling the heat out in the marketplace. It’s challenging out there. “In the current economic environment, local companies are recognising that to remain competitive that they need to think ... More >>

Uncertainty Carbon Forestry - Importance of Knowledge

Monday, 9 July 2012, 5:25 pm | Forest Industry Engineering Association

With the recent ETS scheme changes in New Zealand, the introduction of a carbon price in Australia on 1 July and finally some recent movement in International carbon prices, there is now considerable uncertainty in the carbon landscape, particularly for those ... More >>

Carbon Forestry Landscape Changing

Tuesday, 5 June 2012, 6:49 pm | Forest Industry Engineering Association

Carbon forestry investments in New Zealand and Australia have taken a blow from the combined effects of legislative uncertainty and the depressed prices for carbon based on Euro problems, but the sector remains cautiously optimistic. More >>

Alternate Technologies offer Wood Treatment Opportunities

Monday, 5 March 2012, 1:25 pm | Forest Industry Engineering Association

In a recent report on wood preservation, Global Industry Analysts projected that the Global market for wood preservatives is likely to reach US$1.5 billion by 2017. Although major end use applications for wood preservatives are decking and fencing ... More >>

Forestry Conference Will Highlight Importance of China

Wednesday, 8 February 2012, 4:33 pm | Forest Industry Engineering Association

8 February 2012 China is now the world’s largest importer of softwood logs and lumber, as reported by Wood Resources International. The importance of China to forestry’s export earnings will be a key focus at the Future Forestry Finance conference series. ... More >>

Quake Resistant Timber and Green Chemicals to be showcased

Thursday, 2 February 2012, 10:55 am | Forest Industry Engineering Association

Forest Industry Engineering Association 2 February 2012 For Immediate Release Quake Resistant Timber and Green Chemicals to be showcased at Future Forestry Finance Promising innovations, such as cross laminated timber, green chemicals and more will be showcased ... More >>

Forestry’s Boom Creates Increased Finance Opportunies

Friday, 20 January 2012, 2:27 pm | Forest Industry Engineering Association

Forestry’s export performance since June 2009 has bucked all of the economic trends of most other sectors in NZ. It’s the opposite of a ‘perfect storm’. Increasingly the finance industry is catching on to the huge potential which exists for continued ... More >>

Forestry is Key to New Zealand’s Emissions Trading Scheme

Wednesday, 11 May 2011, 5:00 pm | Forest Industry Engineering Association

Of the 30 plus Emissions Trading Schemes currently operating around the world, New Zealand’s ETS is leading the way with its close integration to the forestry sector. The NZ forestry estate is critical for New Zealand to meet its emissions targets, ... More >>

Event to unveil business opportunities in carbon forestry

Tuesday, 15 February 2011, 10:00 am | Forest Industry Engineering Association

Carbon Forestry 2011 is the first event of its type run in New Zealand, profiling key investment drivers and future business opportunities in carbon forestry. This international event is being hosted by the Forest Industry Engineering Association ... More >>

National Wood Conference to Focus on Bioenergy

Friday, 17 December 2010, 11:18 am | Forest Industry Engineering Association

The Forest Industry Engineering Association (FIEA) will kick off the New Year in 2011 with a renewed focus on converting wood wastes and renewable resources into valuable bioenergy products. More >>

Forestry’s Bright Future Subject of Conference

Wednesday, 10 February 2010, 5:18 pm | Forest Industry Engineering Association

Financing future forestry growth is the focus for a new forestry conference which is drawing a wide audience from both the finance sector and many new participants in the industry. “Many people in both the finance industry and the investment sector ... More >>

   

 

InfoPages Links

 
 
 
 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

  • PARLIAMENT
  • POLITICS
  • REGIONAL