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International Safety Specialists to focus on Forestry

Tuesday, 2 December 2014, 9:33 am | Forestry Industry Contractors Association

The Forest Industry Engineering Association (FIEA) has just announced it’s flagship forest safety conference series will be extended to include Australia in March 2015. The event sold out in November 2013 so is being doubled in size. It will run at the ... More >>

Media Speculation After Farm Fatality Uncalled For

Wednesday, 14 August 2013, 2:20 pm | Forestry Industry Contractors Association

Media reports earlier this week about a forestry worker being killed are factually incorrect and forest industry leaders are not happy about being unfairly blamed for accidents that are not part of their industry. The media need to retract and correct ... More >>

Forestry Commodity Levy Levels the Playing Field

Wednesday, 15 February 2012, 11:33 am | Forestry Industry Contractors Association

“Any short-sighted farm foresters who complain that the proposed commodity levy for forestry is ‘just another tax’ do not understand how modern markets or industries operate and have their head in the sand”, said John Stulen chief executive of the ... More >>

Logs ‘rule’ in Forestry Exports – An Industry of Two Halves

Thursday, 3 February 2011, 2:08 pm | Forestry Industry Contractors Association

As the NZ wood products sector faces sawmill closures and job losses the forest harvesting sector is enjoying a booming 22 million cubic metre (m3) annual log harvest. Forest Industry Contractors Association (FICA) Chief Executive John Stulen says, “We are ... More >>

Action Needed on Positive Side of Kyoto Ledger

Thursday, 16 April 2009, 12:34 pm | Forestry Industry Contractors Association

With yesterday’s update of our volatile net emissions for Kyoto targets, positive action to increase tree-planting is absolutely essential according to the Forest Industry Contractors Association (FICA). FICA chief executive John Stulen says “The ... More >>


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