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OneFortyOne appoints Industry Career Champion

In its ongoing transformation into a vertically integrated trans-Tasman sustainable timber products organisation, OneFortyOne has announced a new leadership role in its Green Triangle operations – reflective of its commitment to create a more balanced and diverse workplace. OneFortyOne’s Chief People Officer, Peter Brydon said “At OneFortyOne, we believe an inclusive culture that is rich […]

OneFortyOne invests in the next generation of leaders

For many thousands of university students across Australia, this week heralds a new term of learning. However for Mount Gambier locals, Todd Reid and Taylah Martin, their university careers aren’t starting in a lecture theatre, but right here in the workplace. For the past few years, OneFortyOne has offered scholarships for students studying forestry science. […]

Acquisition of Manuka Island estate confirmed by Overseas Investment Office

OneFortyOne (OFO) has received confirmation that the Overseas Investment Office has approved Nelson Forests’ acquisition of Manuka Island estate in New Zealand. The completion date for the purchase will be mid-late February. The Manuka Island estate, currently owned by Merrill and Ring, is approximately 2000 hectares of forest in the Wairau Valley near Blenheim. “The […]

OneFortyOne back’s expansion of Mt Gambier Pioneers Women’s team

The Pioneers Basketball Club are pleased to announce the club has secured Naming Rights Partner for their Women’s Program with “OneFortyOne” committing for the 2019 season. “We are genuinely excited to have secured OneFortyOne as the naming rights partner for our women’s team”. President of the Pioneers Basketball Club Tom Kosch Said “We know that […]

Students transforming local timber

In today’s digital and plastic age, it seems unlikely that an Iphone could be used with a wooden speaker, but students at Grant High School’s woodworking classes are making them, and a whole lot of other wooden items as part of their studies. Moreover, in a time when more students are choosing technology classes, over […]

Drought assistance from the OneFortyOne team

Normally the trucks leaving OneFortyOne’s Jubilee Highway Sawmill are loaded with crates of timber for building houses. However the sawmill team has recently dispatched two crates of donated goods to help farming families in drought-stricken NSW. OFO’s Maree Little led the employee donation drive having seen the news, “For all of us living in regional […]

OneFortyOne announces intention to purchase Manuka Island forest estate

Australian forestry company, OneFortyOne (OFO) has announced its intention to purchase the Manuka Island forest estate in the Wairau Valley near Blenheim. The proposed purchase is now being reviewed by the Overseas Investment Office. The Manuka Island estate is approximately 2000 hectares of forest and currently owned by Merrill and Ring. Manuka Island will be […]

OneFortyOne marks purchase settlement with the announcement of two significant new initiatives

The new owner of Nelson Forests OneFortyOne (OFO) has marked the settlement of its purchase with the announcement of two significant new initiatives – the establishment of a substantial fund for sedimentation research and a school leaver programme that will provide trade apprenticeships at Nelson Forests’ Kaituna Sawmill near Blenheim. Nelson Forests has committed $500,000 […]

OneFortyOne purchase of Nelson Forests confirmed by Overseas Investment Office

OneFortyOne (OFO) has received confirmation that the Overseas Investment Office has approved its purchase of Nelson Forests. The completion date for the purchase will be Tuesday the 4th of September 2018. Nelson Forests, currently owned by investment funds advised by Global Forest Partners LP, is a vertically-integrated plantation and sawmill business in the Nelson Tasman […]

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