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With a dedicated team of professional staff, our forest operations are developed and maintained as a key strategic component of our business growth.

  • Currently own and manage 9000 hectares of pinus radiata plantations.
  • Apply intensive management regimes to deliver quality products and to ensure sustainable forest management.
  • Plantation products, each with a range of size and grade, include: sawlog; veneer log; roundwood; woodchip.
  • Commitment to an annual expansion program.
  • Network of contractors – site preparation and land management, planting, silviculture, harvesting and transport of logs for processing.
  • Active member of Southern Tree Breeders Association – develop tree quality and management technology.
  • Active participation as a CFA Forest Industry Brigade with trained AKD employees and AKD owned appliances maintained for deployment under the CFA structure.

Featured News

NSW Sawmilling Acquisitions

AKD Softwoods today finalised the purchase of Carter Holt Harvey’s (CHH) New South Wales sawmilling business.

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Caboolture Sawmill Expansion

With a joint (AKD/federal government) investment of over $50 million, the project will add 100 fulltime positions...

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Yarram joins AKD

AKD Proudly announces the acquisition of the Yarram Sawmill in Victoria.

The Yarram operation...

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