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18 September 2020
AKD yesterday confirmed that they will recommence operations at their Irrewarra Sawmilling Site to provide more Australian produced timber for their customers and employment opportunities in the Colac region.
4 September 2020
AKD has today confirmed that the Caboolture Sawmill will recommence operations on the 14th of September 2020, after a brief closure period due to a storage shed fire in June. This recommencement is possible due to the rebuilding of the fuel handling system which will make for a safer and more sustainable business in the long term.
31 October 2018
AKD Softwoods today finalised the purchase of Carter Holt Harvey’s (CHH) New South Wales sawmilling business.
25 July 2018
AKD is pleased to confirm that it has signed an agreement to acquire sawmilling assets in NSW...
24 July 2018
With a joint (AKD/federal government) investment of over $50 million, the project will add 100 fulltime positions...
27 March 2018
AKD Proudly announces the acquisition of the Yarram Sawmill in Victoria.
The Yarram operation...
8 March 2018
AKD Proudly announces the acquisition of the Caboolture Sawmill in Queensland.
The Caboolture operation...
28 November 2017
AKD and CHH are in advanced negotiations regarding the potential purchase of the Yarram (Vic) and Caboolture (Qld) sawmills.
18 October 2017
An AKD Softwoods leader says the cornerstones of the Colac timber company’s plans are safety, quality and efficiency.
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.
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.
18 March 2015
AKD's involvement in the World's Greatest Shave was featured in the Colac Herald
16 February 2015
AKD's $6 million upgrade of the Irrewarra Mill was featured in the Colac Herald
24 October 2014
AKD's Continuous Kilns upgrade was featured in the Colac Herald
26 September 2014
AKD truck driver Ross Maw will compete for the crown of Australia’s best truck driver - Colac Herald