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Local News

No ‘brakes’ on innovation: First Cut brings Bystronic’s award-winning Xpert 40 press brake/Mobile Bending Cell combination to South Africa
14, Feb 2018

Great innovation deserves to be rewarded. In the case of the foremost Swiss OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) Bystronic - a leading global provider of high-quality solutions for the sheet-metal processing industry

House Memel: A house for all seasons
29, Jan 2018

Situated on a cattle farm just outside Memel in the Free State, House Memel is a retirement dream brought to life with timber frame construction. With difficult building terrain underpinned by heavy clay conditions...

In 2017, EU’s timber imports slumped due to lower exports from Cameroon, Gabon and Congo
23, Jan 2018

During the first nine months of 2017, the slowdown of logging activities in Cameroon, Gabon and Congo, three of the six member countries of the Central African Economic and Monetary Community (CEMAC)

International News

Timber prices continue to strengthen
23, Jan 2018

UK timber prices continue to strengthen with returns fast approaching those already available in mainland Europe. This trend reflects the many uses to which forestry products can now be put.

IKD has pioneered hardwood cross-laminated timber
23, Jan 2018

Thanks to a two-year, $250,000 Wood Innovations Grant from the United States Forest Service, and with further support from the National Hardwood Lumber Association, Indiana Hardwood Lumberman’s Association.

How mass timber can help architects rethink “basic services”
23, Jan 2018

How mass timber can help architects rethink "basic services." An image from the forthcoming book Wood Urbanism: From the Molecular to the Territorial (Actar, 2018). A diagram explaining the systems and processes...

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