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Local News

Sans Consolidated and Simplified
24, Apr 2019

The new versions of the standards will streamline the process for future amendments, clear up grey areas and clarify misunderstandings about the role of the National Regulator of Compulsory Specifications.

Increased challenges created by illegal timber treaters
18, Apr 2019

Illegally treated poles can be seen for sale at hardware depots on almost every street in Limpopo, says SAWPA Executive Director Bruce Breedt.​

ITC-SA’s SAQA accreditation renewed
16, Apr 2019
The Institute for Timber Construction South Africa (ITC-SA), South Africa’s watchdog for the engineered timber construction sector, recently received renewed recognition from the South African Qualifications Authority...

International News

Replacing 1300-year old timber challenging
18, Apr 2019

Some 400 firefighters rushed to save one of Europe's great historical and architectural symbols. The blaze, the cause of which remains unknown, raged for 12 hours, toppling Notre Dame's 13th Century center.

Sawmilling global tech series, September 2019
18, Apr 2019

Mark the dates into your diary – if you’re a sawmiller. Two years ago – over two weeks – the WoodTECH conference series run by the Forest Industry Engineering Association (FIEA) achieved a record turnout.

Log imports to China reached another record high in 2018
16, Apr 2019

China is continuously exploring new sources of softwood logs around the world. Minor log exporters, such as Japan, Poland, Chile and South Africa all expanded their shipments to China in 2018, reports the WRQ.

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