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The Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC), is hosting their 2016 Stakeholder Dialogue event in Bali, Indonesia this November.

Talking new engineered wood products and product certification on the EWPAA stand at AWIS 2016 in Melbourne are CEO Dave Gover (left) and Robin Jack, Director of Xlam in Auckland.

MASTERS students at the schools of architecture and civil engineering at the University of Queensland have combined their skills in a humanitarian aid project to design small-scale modular houses, based on engineered wood systems.

An interactive installation bringing together technology, art, architecture, science and engineered wood will be exhibited at the State Library of Queensland next month.

EWPAA quality systems engineer Andrew McLaughlin (right) and Shinichiro Naoi of Japan-based Wood One discuss airtight building systems to manage internal air-quality, and product emissions.

AUSTRALIA’S reputation as a manufacturer of zero-emission and structurally-compliant engineered wood products that meet global certification standards was further enhanced during EWPAA presentations to Japanese government officials last

Michael Murphy - President

“ENGINEERED wood faces exciting challenges and a wealth of opportunities – all delivered under the EWPAA’s ‘gold standard’ for product certification,” the association’s newly-elected president Michael Murphy said this week.

Members of the EWPAA technical committee .. Dr Michael Kennedy, Department of Agriculture and Fisheries, Brisbane, Andrew McLaughlin, EWPAA quality systems engineer, Frank Moretti, Gunnersen, Melbourne, Dave Gover, CEO, EWPAA, and Jim Zacharin, Cabinet Timbers, Moorabbin, Vic.

THE Engineered Wood Products Association of Australasia will continue in its commitment to product certification and conformance credentials of building materials enterin

Photo: Dave Gover, new CEO of the Engineered Wood Products Association of Australasia, discusses wood testing programs at the Eagle Farm laboratory with technician Christian Hamlyn, laboratory manager Suzie Steiger, and technician Karrin Ryan.

HIGH in stature at 195 cm – or 6 ft. 5 in. in the old measure – new EWPAA CEO Dave Gover has high hopes for engineered wood as the key materials option in multi-million dollar building projects.

ARCHITECTS deal with many of the critical issues in today's society. They push boundaries when it comes to living, investigate new technologies and materials, and help ensure that what we build is environmentally sustainable.

At Furnitex Connect in Melbourne .. Robert Gunn, event sales executive, Andrew Lieschke, director, compliance assessment management,  Department of Agriculture, Simon Dorries, CEO, Australian Forestry Standard, Senator Richard Colbeck, federal Secretary for Agriculture, Stuart Hogan, assessing officer, biological import assessment branch, DAF, and Jim Bowden, representing EWPAA.

The Australian Furniture Association and respected skills trainer Chisholm Institute are considering ‘joining forces’ with the Engineered Wood Products Association to provide students with a greater understanding of product certification