Timber grades, explained

June 15, 2023


—by Hamish Randle, MacBlack Timber operations manager

What do we mean when we describe timber as "clear"? Or panelling or dressing grade? Read on as we explain what these terms mean…

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Permanent production forests and the ETS

September 23, 2022

By Richard Thompson, Managing Director

There’s a public debate going on about whether permanent forests should be excluded from the Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS). This was recently proposed by the government…

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Contract sawmilling: lots of options

September 22, 2022

By Hamish Randle, Operations Manager—Sawmilling

MacBlack's portable Lucas sawmill gives farmers and other landowners lots of ways to put their trees to best use. We can mill logs to the customer's…

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