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Is forestry biomass carbon neutral?

By |July 18th, 2018|Categories: Wood is Good|

WoodWeek, 18 July 2018   ||   Wood energy will play a vital role in helping New Zealand transition to a low-emissions future through conversions that replace fossil fuel use for heat and process energy. The Carbon Zero [...]

A million tonnes expected from Forest Enterprises’ Hawkes Bay harvest

By |July 6th, 2018|Categories: Forest Enterprises News|

Forest Enterprises expects to harvest a million tonnes from the forest estate we manage in the Hawkes Bay. We manage 1,289 hectares of radiata pine forest in Hawkes Bay region (four forestry investments), representing approximately 7% [...]

Horse riding park coming to Carterton forest

By |June 28th, 2018|Categories: Forest Enterprises News|

On 5 June, the partnership between Carterton District Council, Dalefield Horse Riders and Forest Enterprises was formalised with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for the use of Council's Kaipatangata Forest block for [...]

Kiwi company makes ‘green’ graphite from forestry waste

By |June 20th, 2018|Categories: Wood is Good|

Blenheim company CarbonScape has patented and innovative method for turning waste sawdust, such as from common radiata pine, into valuable graphite. Graphite is used in many applications such as lithium-ion batteries and is considered a [...]

Forest Enterprises’ korero with Assoc. Minister of Forestry

By |June 13th, 2018|Categories: Forestry Updates, Forest Enterprises News|

Associate Minister of Forestry, Honourable Meka Whaitiri met with Forest Enterprises at their Masterton office during her visit to the Wairarapa on 7 June. The Minister’s Office approached the New Zealand-owned forestry investment company, wishing [...]

Forest Enterprises expands Gisborne branch

By |May 17th, 2018|Categories: Forest Enterprises News|

Forest Enterprises and Logic Forest Solutions expand in Gisborne and conclude their two-year strategic alliance The success of the strategic alliance between forest investment manager Forest Enterprises and Gisborne-based forest services company Logic Forest Solutions [...]

XLam invests for prefab housing boom

By |May 16th, 2018|Categories: Wood is Good|

Nelson-based XLam helps make prefabricated buildings and has invested $35 million in the business, as it anticipates a boom in the market for prefab homes. XLam is New Zealand's only manufacturer of cross-laminated timber (CLT); [...]

Southern region celebrates excellence in forestry

By |May 14th, 2018|Categories: Forestry Updates|

Three of Forest Enterprises' Wairarapa-based contractors took awards at the 2018 Southern North Island Wood Council Awards on Friday 11 May, in recognition of their high professional standards in forestry - Havard Logging (Dawson & Havard Limited), [...]

Bert Hughes recognised for contribution to forestry

By |May 14th, 2018|Categories: Forest Enterprises News|

Forest Enterprises is pleased to announce that CEO & Forestry Director Bert Hughes was recognised by industry peers for his contribution to the forestry sector, at the Southern North Island Wood Council Awards on Friday [...]

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