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Timber industry upbeat despite challenges

Wednesday, 12 October 2016, 4:51 pm | New Zealand Timber Industry Federation

“Challenges facing the NZ timber industry are real and significant but the industry is generally in a good demand cycle and sentiment is positive” says New Zealand Timber Industry Federation (NZTIF) president, John McVicar. More >>

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Thursday, 30 April 2015, 3:27 pm | New Zealand Timber Industry Federation

Members of the New Zealand Timber Industry Federation have expressed disappointment at the Reserve Bank’s decision to hold the Official Cash Rate (OCR) at 3.5% today. President, John McVicar is questioning the logic of the Reserve Bank’s decision ... More >>

Parity with the Australian Dollar Won’t Help Timber Exports

Wednesday, 8 April 2015, 2:54 pm | New Zealand Timber Industry Federation

Jobs will go and sawmills may be forced to close if the Australian dollar continues to lose value against the Kiwi dollar says John McVicar, President of the New Zealand Timber Industry Federation. More >>

Timber confirmed as the best

Tuesday, 22 October 2013, 2:30 pm | New Zealand Timber Industry Federation

The New Zealand Timber Industry Federation (NZTIF) has welcomed confirmation that timber is the best construction material for coping with New Zealand’s seismic conditions. More >>

Closure of sawmill indicicative of state of timber markets

Friday, 9 December 2011, 9:41 am | New Zealand Timber Industry Federation

The closure of the Eurocell sawmill in Upper Hutt is symptomatic of the state of timber markets in New Zealand and overseas. More >>

Sawmillers applaud Ministers Climate Change stand

Friday, 10 December 2010, 2:33 pm | New Zealand Timber Industry Federation

The Minister for Climate Change issues, Nick Smith has spoken from the United Nations conference in Cancun about the importance of having timber products included as part of the solution in cutting global carbon emissions More >>

Canterbury Quake Proves Timber Construction Value

Friday, 17 September 2010, 3:49 pm | New Zealand Timber Industry Federation

The NZ Timber Industry Federation says that had more homes been constructed with raised timber floors in recent years the recent Canterbury earthquake damage and costs of repairs would have been substantially less. More >>

NZ Timber Federation Welcomes ETS Suspension

Wednesday, 26 November 2008, 2:52 pm | New Zealand Timber Industry Federation

“Government’s review of the Emissions Trading Scheme is a very positive move for the timber processing industry” according to Howard Tonge, President of the NZTIF. More >>

 

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