Western Australia’s timber industry is grappling with a shortfall of premium-grade native logs, putting further strain on a supply chain already buckling under the weight of a building boom. WA’s Forest Industries Federation (FIFWA) issued a plea for support after claiming the government’s Forest Product Commission had stalled on vital harvesting area approvals, predominately in jarrah regrowth forests in the south-west of the state. Read more…

 

Source: abc.net.au

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