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AKD Breaking News

28 November 2017

AKD and CHH are in advanced negotiations regarding the potential purchase of the Yarram (Vic) and Caboolture (Qld) sawmills.

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Local Business Award

18 October 2017

An AKD Softwoods leader says the cornerstones of the Colac timber company’s plans are safety, quality and efficiency.

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National Innovation Award

15 September 2017

AKD Softwoods has claimed a national forestry award for its innovation efforts and cutting-edge technology, which will make its Colac sawmill the most modern in Australia.

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Women impressing in male-dominated field

30 November 2016

Colac timber processorAKD and its staff have featured in a national timber industry magazine, highlighting the opportunities for women in a traditionally male-dominated workplace. 

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Workers' cancer fundraiser exceeds $20,000

18 March 2015

AKD's involvement in the World's Greatest Shave was featured in the Colac Herald

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$6-million upgrade for AKD Softwoods

16 February 2015

AKD's $6 million upgrade of the Irrewarra Mill was featured in the Colac Herald

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$6.2-million upgrade for Colac timber company

24 October 2014

AKD's Continuous Kilns upgrade was featured in the Colac Herald

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Driver vies for national crown

26 September 2014

AKD truck driver Ross Maw will compete for the crown of Australia’s best truck driver - Colac Herald

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Featured News

AKD Breaking News

AKD and CHH are in advanced negotiations regarding the potential purchase of the Yarram (Vic) and Caboolture (Qld) sawmills.

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World's most modern sawmill

AKD Softwoods’ Shane Vicary says the expansion of the Colac business’s Forest Street plant is part of “AKD’s ongoing quest to be internationally competitive”

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National Innovation Award

AKD Softwoods has claimed a national forestry award for its innovation efforts and cutting-edge technology, which will make its Colac sawmill the most modern in Australia.

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