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The State Government says it is most interested in salvaging the 3000ha of pine trees on Kangaroo Island that are proposed to be razed. Picture: KIPT
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State Govt now on mission to save Kangaroo Island timber from bonfire

SA’s Primary Industries Minister will send staff to Kangaroo Island to assess what timber stocks can be salvaged in the wake of a company’s “crazy”  decision to burn thousands of hectares of plantation forests – a move prompted by the Planning Minister axing its proposed timber port.

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Sawmill's bid to chop timber shortages

In part four of InDaily’s special report on the national timber shortage, a Mid North sawmill operator aims to build a second facility closer to Adelaide to cut structural timber and capitalise on fire-affected wood from Kangaroo Island if he can secure government support.