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NZFFP To Fast-Track Ruakaka Expansion Plans

Thursday, 28 November 2019, 2:20 pm | Future Forests

N.Z. Future Forest Products Ltd (NZFFP) has announced it will fast-track a new sawmill and manufacturing capacity at Ruakaka following the completion of its strategic transaction with North Sawn Lumber Ltd (NSL). More >>

Forestry harvesting machine wins national innovation award

Wednesday, 15 August 2012, 9:11 am | Future Forests

A non-scientist has won a major forestry research award for his key role in developing a new harvesting machine designed to be safer and more productive on steep slopes. More >>

New forest management techniques needed

Thursday, 24 June 2010, 10:56 am | Future Forests

The New Zealand forestry industry needs world-class forest management if the country is to gain maximum benefits from the growing global demand for plantation-grown forest products, says Russell Dale, CEO of Future Forests Research. More >>

FFR welcomes funding for forest harvesting

Wednesday, 26 May 2010, 2:40 pm | Future Forests

The Government’s allocation of new Primary Growth Partnership funding to improve forest harvesting technology has huge potential to benefit the New Zealand economy and make logging safer for workers on the ground. More >>

FFR releases first Science Report

Tuesday, 20 October 2009, 9:35 am | Future Forests

Research on increasing the value and quality of plantation grown trees, reducing costs and maximising the environmental benefits of forestry feature in the first science report from Future Forests Research. More >>

Forestry sector applauds Scion result

Thursday, 8 October 2009, 12:07 pm | Future Forests

Members of the forest industry applaud the strong performance of Crown Research Institute (CRI) Scion as reflected in their annual report, tabled in Parliament today. More >>

FFR appoints new director

Wednesday, 17 December 2008, 1:44 pm | Future Forests

Future Forests Research Ltd (FFR) has appointed a new director, Eoin Garden, to the board of the forestry sector research organisation. More >>

Research funding underlines value of forests

Tuesday, 15 July 2008, 9:17 am | Future Forests

Future Forests Research (FFR) has welcomed Government support for forestry research in the allocation of contestable research funding to key areas of forest diversity, productivity enhancement and sustainability. More >>

Harvest research vital to industry-wide R&D

Friday, 13 June 2008, 10:58 am | Future Forests

Future Forests Research Ltd, the industry-backed research management organisation created by New Zealand forest owners and management companies, has begun a joint forest industry research programme designed to reduce harvesting costs and make harvesting ... More >>