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Portland-Nelson Road slip lane operational to improve road safety

Residents and visitors to Portland alike will have noticed a new vehicle slip lane under construction on the Portland-Nelson Road. Although the final phase of asphalting and line-marking ended late last week, the project has been in the pipeline for OneFortyOne Plantations for some time. The Portland-Nelson Road site houses a purpose built weighbridge for […]

New safety signs in the forest

Operational warning signs and protective flagging are a familiar sight across the region’s forests. They play a critical role in keeping forest operators and the general public safe when high risk activities, such as harvesting, occurs on site. Worryingly over the past few months OneFortyOne Plantations has had some serious safety incidents reported by its […]

Fire season preparations underway

With the official start to the fire season just around the corner, OneFortyOne Plantations has been busy ensuring its people and resources are ready. Fire season start-up days were held in the recent weeks in Mt Gambier and Mt Burr with nearly 90 fire-fighters in attendance. The start-up days are an important part of fire […]

OneFortyOne announces feasibility study for new particle board mill for the Green Triangle

The Board of OneFortyOne Plantations (OFO) has agreed to a feasibility study for the construction and operation of a new particle board mill for the Green Triangle region of south east South Australia. The decision follows a rigorous independent assessment commissioned by the company, and builds on a previous study undertaken by the Association of […]

Recent shooting incidents cause serious concern for public safety

Two recent incidents where shots were fired in OneFortyOne’s plantations near Mount Gambier and Casterton are of serious concern to the company due to the threat to personal safety associated with illegal shooting. The first incident occurred whilst staff were working in a plantation, and reported hearing and more dangerously, feeling, a very high powered […]

OneFortyOne partners with Nature Glenelg Trust to create Mount Burr Swamp Restoration Reserve

OneFortyOne Plantations has partnered with charitable Nature Glenelg Trust (NGT) to restore habitat and re-establish wetlands at Mount Burr. The Mount Burr Habitat Restoration Reserve project will again make the 300 hectare site habitable for at least six nationally threatened species over the next 10-15 years. As the wetlands develop, it will also become another […]

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