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Inside Mt Gambier Prison: Education and work in jail

source: http://www.abc.net.au/news/2015-07-20/mount-gambier-prison-education-and-work-programs/6629116 Just beyond the shadow of the tall perimeter fence is a man at a table, quietly strumming a guitar. The tune is familiar — Johnny Cash’s Folsom Prison Blues. Catering for low and medium-security inmates, prison director Glenn Ahern said most inmates were involved in […]

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Rörvik Timber invests SKR90m in Linghem sawmill

Rörvik Timber invests SKR90m in Linghem sawmill

Source: http://www.euwid-wood-products.com/news/roundwoodsawnwood/single/archive/2015/june/Artikel/roervik-timber-invests-roughly-skr90m-in-linghem-sawmill.html The Swedish company Rörvik Timber is to invest roughly SKR90m in the small-diameter sawmill at its site in Linghem. With the installation of a new sawing line, the mill’s existing annual capacity is to be increased considerably from almost 60,000 m³ to roughly 130,000 m³ […]

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The challenges of rebuilding Nepal with Timber

The challenges of rebuilding Nepal with Timber

Source: The Spanish Timber lovers In the collapsed village of Sankhu, 12 miles east of Kathmandu, most residents sleep in tents but ignore police warnings and enter caved-in brick buildings that lean precariously over mounds of rubble. As rescue teams wielded shovels recently to remove the last […]

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