Having problems finding structural timber to build your home? The forestry industry hopes engineered wood is the answer

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One of Australia’s largest timber-producing regions will explore using low-value wood fibre in engineered products to address the nation’s growing structural timber deficit crisis.Key points:Australia’s timber shortage is expected to worsen with demand for housing set to increase 50 per cent by 2050A new project will try to convert low-grade timber into wood products suitable for constructionThe new…

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