New Zealand Forest Industries Council - Latest News [Page 3]

ERMA Confirms CCA Treated Timber Not a Public Risk

Friday, 2 May 2003, 5:07 pm | New Zealand Forest Industries Council

The New Zealand Building Industry Federation (BIF) and the New Zealand Forest Industries Council (NZFIC) today welcomed a report into CCA (Copper Chromium Arsenic) treated timber commissioned by the Environmental Risk Management Authority (ERMA). The report ... More >>

RMA Bill could see investors looking elsewhere

Tuesday, 29 April 2003, 12:10 am | New Zealand Forest Industries Council

The forest industry believes investment in the further processing of logs in New Zealand is likely to be discouraged if the Resource Management Amendment Bill is passed in its present form. More >>

"Sledgehammer To Crack A Nut"

Tuesday, 29 April 2003, 12:09 am | New Zealand Forest Industries Council

The New Zealand forest industry believes proposals under consideration by Standards NZ and the Building Industry Authority (BIA) to require all timber framing in new houses to be treated to 'H1.2' standard are unnecessary and unrealistic. More >>

More time to respond to sustainable Standard

Monday, 3 February 2003, 4:56 pm | New Zealand Forest Industries Council

The National Initiative Working Group (NIWG) is giving stakeholders another month to respond to the draft National Standard for Plantation Forest Management. The interim national co-ordinator, Bill Dyck, says the main reason for extending the deadline ... More >>

Forest industry endorses extension

Monday, 3 February 2003, 4:54 pm | New Zealand Forest Industries Council

The forest industry has welcomed the decision to give the public an extra month to make comments on the draft national standards for the sustainable management of exotic plantation forests. More >>

Research consortium established for forest ind.

Thursday, 12 December 2002, 2:00 pm | New Zealand Forest Industries Council

The forest industry is one of the first to establish a research consortium under a government programme to boost research and development. More >>

Forest industry to remain engaged on Kyoto policy

Wednesday, 11 December 2002, 9:20 am | New Zealand Forest Industries Council

The New Zealand forest industry says it continues to be concerned about the implications of today's ratification of the Kyoto Protocol, but it would continue to engage with the Government on climate change policy. More >>

Sustainable plantation forest management closer

Wednesday, 20 November 2002, 3:56 pm | New Zealand Forest Industries Council

The New Zealand forest industry is a step closer to having a national standard for sustainable plantation forest management. More >>

Forestry Key To Government Climate Change Policy

Friday, 18 October 2002, 9:29 am | New Zealand Forest Industries Council

"The Government's climate change policy is made possible only by the contribution of the forestry industry," said Forest Industries Council chairman Devon McLean today. More >>

Address to Japan-New Zealand Business Council

Thursday, 17 October 2002, 7:21 pm | New Zealand Forest Industries Council

I’d like to extend a special welcome to delegates from Japan and say how much we value your interest in New Zealand and your involvement in our forestry industry. More >>

Forest industry welcomes funds for roads

Friday, 11 October 2002, 9:32 am | New Zealand Forest Industries Council

The New Zealand Forest Industry Council (NZFIC) has welcomed today’s announcement by transport minister Paul Swain that Transfund New Zealand should put more money into roading in the regions. More >>

Forest industry forum promotes regional growth

Wednesday, 9 October 2002, 3:52 pm | New Zealand Forest Industries Council

Around 150 participants are expected at a forest industry forum in Whangarei tomorrow (10/10/02) organised by the New Zealand Forest Owners Association (NZFOA) and the New Zealand Forest Industries Council (NZFIC). More >>

Climate Change Govt./Forest Industry Collaboration

Monday, 30 September 2002, 9:11 am | New Zealand Forest Industries Council

The forest industry welcomes the Government’s clear recognition of the role of forest sinks in assisting New Zealand to meet its Kyoto Protocol obligations. More >>

New NZFIC boss looks to improve trade access

Tuesday, 30 July 2002, 4:33 pm | New Zealand Forest Industries Council

A former diplomat and government policy advisor, Stephen Jacobi, has been appointed chief executive of the NZ Forest Industries Council (NZFIC). More >>

Forest Industry Calls For Smart Approach On Kyoto

Friday, 16 November 2001, 1:53 pm | New Zealand Forest Industries Council

A series of regional forums over the past week has shown the forest industry is united in its concerns at the pace of the Government’s plans for ratifying the Kyoto Protocol. More >>

Forest industry backs research for growth

Tuesday, 14 August 2001, 4:22 pm | New Zealand Forest Industries Council

The forest industry’s goal of creating a $20 billion plantation-based forest industry employing 60,000 people and contributing 14 percent to New Zealand’s GDP by 2025, has come a step closer with the announcement of its research, science and technology ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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