New Zealand Pine (Pinus Radiata) logs, between 300mm and 700mm dia, cut to 5.8m length Sourced from private farms with an average age of 50-70 years.
These trees are medium density hardwood due to their age. They are loaded into a 20’ container within 3 days of felling
MAF inspected and certified, fumigated, all certificates issued and sea freight paid to Kandla, Kolkata, or Shanghai US$3980.00/ 20’ container.
Average loading is 22.5 tonnes per container (due to larger diameter logs then normal).Cost of timber and sea freight per JAS = US$176.88/JASm3.
These large logs arrive in pristine condition having been hand-picked and stored in a sealed container within 3 days of felling.
Radiata pine is one of the world's most widely planted plantation species and has the ability to grow to a large diameter faster than almost any other tree species.
In New Zealand, both the ideal climatic and soil conditions and forest management techniques mean that trees not only grow faster, they are also of the highest quality. New Zealand has the most developed plantation management and management aids in the world.
Radiata pine grown in New Zealand is an advanced wood product that has superior yield and consistent characteristics, due to genetic improvement and advanced forest management. It is also strong, comparing favorably with most other timber used in construction.
Radiata pine is medium-density softwood. Radiata pine is free of defects such as knots, holes or other blemishes. The high quality of New Zealand Radiata pine, it can be used both exterior and interior applications. For interior uses it is kiln dried and for exterior uses it is treated with preservatives.
There are many uses of New Zealand Radiata pine including domestic and commercial construction, furniture, panels (such as veneer, plywood, particleboard, and fiberboard), landscaping and pulp and paper.
Radiata pine's botanical name is Pinus radiata - it is also known as Monterey pine and New Zealand pine. Radiata pine was introduced into New Zealand in the 19th century. It actually grows faster in New Zealand than in its original home.
NEW ZEALAND MACROCARPA (Monterey Cypress). Cut timber suitable for furniture making and as a finishing grade timber. Macrocarpa is low-to medium-density softwood that looks and works like kauri. Macrocarpa has a fine grain and machines and sands well to give a high-quality finish.The heartwood is golden brown and has a speckled lustre, which is rare in timber.
Cut to your size and specifications this is a top quality finishing timber with a limited supply. The trees we are presently milling are 70 years of age, and once formed a shelter belt