A Current Perspective from Shane Vicary, AKD

I landed in the Forest Products industry over 20 year ago and I have generally loved every minute of my career. I have experienced some real highs and worked through some difficult times as well. For the entire time I have been at AKD I have felt I have had the best...

FTMA Housing Update #4

Briefing: There is no timber shortage Prepared by IndustryEdge, September 2020 Australia does not face a shortage in sawn timber in coming months, or anytime in the near future. This is why. A rumour will get around the world before the truth gets up in the morning....

It’s Getting Hot in Here !!!!

ETH MAGNA MERBAU BUSH FIRE-RESISTING TIMBER After the devastating fires around the country last Summer, (that’s right last summer!!!!! before 2020 handed COVID-19 to us) the rebuild is now well underway. The supply chain has experienced surges in demand across...

FTMA Australia Webinars

We are entering our 2nd month of weekly Webinars and to date we have been extremely pleased with the presentations and input from members. FTMA is recording our webinars so if you miss any, you can still take advantage of accessing the resources via the website. So...

Mental Health First Aid Training Courses

I’ve always been a big believer in finding the right people for the job especially when it comes to important training such as Mental Health in the Workplace. We were therefore extremely impressed when Rob Rule of Timber Training Creswick introduced me to the work...