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Local News

Pressure Treatment Vessels: The risk of opinion-based compliance
26, Aug 2020

Treating timber by way of opinion-based decision making rather than in accordance with the law will lead to the use of unsafe and non-compliant pressure treatment vessels...

Perceptions remain a hindrance to timber industry
24, Aug 2020

The construction industry is undergoing a paradigm shift, which promises to revolutionise the way we design, engineer and build. This is according to Jamie Smily, managing director of XLAM South Africa.

Get ahead of the game in 2020
20, Aug 2020

ITC-SA is offering estimators and designers in the nail-plated timber roof truss industry access to fundamental training through its Level 1 and 2 Estimator/Designer Courses, which carry 6 ECSA CPD points each.

International News

WRI Market Insights, September 2020: The Global Forest Industry
10, Sep 2020

Sawlog prices fell in most of the major regions of the world in the 2Q/20. A strengthening US dollar, weaker log demand early in the quarter, and sufficient log supply in some markets contributed to the lower prices.

German softwood logs exports to China doubled in the first half
27, Aug 2020

In the first half of 2020, Germany exported almost half more softwood logs than in the same period of the previous year. The increased volume is largely due to deliveries to only one country: China.

EU wood furniture production sliding even before pandemic
18, Aug 2020

Newly released Eurostat data indicates that the value of EU27+UK wood furniture production was €42.5 billion in 2019, 1.4% less than the previous year.

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