Report Year Archives: 2002

Plantation Eucalypt Species for Solid Wood Products – A Profile of Eucalyptus muelleriana

Plantation Eucalypt Species for Solid Wood Products – A Profile of Eucalyptus muelleriana

The start of the 21st century is a critical time for Australia’s forest industry. It is burdened with a
significant trade deficit ($2.2 billion in 2001) and is shrouded in controversy as public pressure to
cease timber harvesting in native forests continues to escalate. Both of these issues are mounting
pressure on the industry to increase the production of sawn timber from plantations.

Marketing Natural Timber in the New Economy

The use of relationship marketing and utilising the methods recommended by Porter,
Kottler and Marr offers an appropriate mechanism by which to best determine how
best to approach the marketing of natural timber in the new economy.

Forest Biofuel Harvesting Technologies in Scandinavia and America

Forest Biofuel Harvesting Technologies in Scandinavia and America

Global economic growth patterns and the subsequent accompanying energy
demand is forecast to average 3 % per year for the next 20 years. Bioenergy is a
rapidly increasing source of energy worldwide and is designed to meet some of
the expected demands in a more environmentally-acceptable manner. IN addition
to being renewable, biomass as a fuel source has numerous benefits including
meeting government regulatory targets and mitigating the effects of greenhouse
gas emissions from other forms of energy generation.
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