The following opinion piece by Metals CEO Nick Collins appeared in NBR-15 June
Making Sense of Wood First
Minister Nash – what were you thinking?
On Friday 10 June, Forestry Minister Stuart Nash announced a timber first strategy for government buildings – stating that “there is nothing you can do with steel and concrete that you can’t do with timber”.
Is the Minister proposing that the new pedestrian / cycling bridge over Auckland harbour will be built from timber?