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R&DWorks webinars are invaluable opportunities to catch up with the latest research results and best practice processes. On this page you’ll find links to recorded presentations.

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  • Biomass to charcoal – prospects for Australian forest industries

    Wednesday 18th November, 11am -12noon  (AEDT)

    presented by Dr Nawshad Haque , CSIRO Mineral Resources 

    CSIRO has developed a novel autogenous pyrolysis technology to convert biomass to charcoal or solid renewable carbon products. 

    This charcoal can be used in a wide range of production industries. This presentation will be ... Read More

  • Understanding Timber Design Life and Durability

    Wednesday 30th September, 11am -12noon (AEST)

    Presented by, Howard Parry-Husbands, Pollinate

    Design life and durability are becoming increasingly important in the building industry in the context of cost, ongoing maintenance, OH&S and sustainability. This FWPA funded research was performed to better understand the  expectatio... Read More


FWPA publishes two industry newsletters, R&DWorks and ForWood. In addition, the WoodSolutions newsletter addresses architects, building designers, engineers and others who are involved in specifying the choice of building materials.

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Forest and Wood Products Australia Limited (FWPA), a not-for-profit company, is the forestry and wood industry’s service provider, investing in research and development, and providing research results to the forest and wood products industry in Australia. FWPA aims to improve the competitiveness and sustainability of the Australian forest and wood products industry through innovation, and investment in effective and relevant R&D.

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