New Projects - June 2016

New Projects - June 2016

FWPA’s RD&E program invests in projects in the areas: Market Access and Development; Wood Products and Sustainability & Resources.

The projects and their resultant outcomes are published on the FWPA website, along with some recently completed projects and their associated links. 

Project (Research Provider) FWPA invests Total budget
Industrial heat credits from sawmill and other agricultural by-products (Energetics Pty Ltd) 12,960 12,960 
Review of Australian Dryland Forest opportunities (CSIRO) 20,000 20,000
The potential to recover veneer based product from low grade native forest logs (University of Tasmania) 136,000 340,000
Developing high-mass laminated flooring products from fibre-managed plantation hardwood (University of Tasmania) 35,000 186,000
Structural framing decisions in the detached housing and lower-rise attached dwelling market (ACI) 45,000 45,000
Natural materials and manufactured products in schools - literature Review (ACER) 10,000 10,000
A scoping study to support Green Triangle Regional productivity through regional permanent sample plots. (ForestrySA) 25,000 25,000
WeedChem – a forest industry herbicide prescription selection system. (ForestrySA) 10,000 32,000
7 Storey Timber Framed Apartment building  (case study) Extension to PNA308-1213 (TDA NSW) 44,200 44,200 
Natural materials and manufactured products in schools - literature Review (ACER) 10,000 10,000
Implementation of NIR-based QC of H2F Working Solutions  25,000 25,000

Our acknowledgment

In the spirit of reconciliation, Forest & Wood Products Australia acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of Country throughout Australia, and we acknowledge their connection to the land and their custodianship of Country and forests. We pay our respect to Elders past and present and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

Our acknowledgment