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 […]
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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 […]
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 […]
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 […]