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Local News

Ensuring your timber endures for many years to come
19, Jun 2019

Timber is the most sustainable of all materials available for construction whether you’re building a home, farm fence, bridge or shopping mall. Timber from pine and eucalyptus trees – the species most commonly used...

On the cutting edge for more than 80 years
19, Jun 2019

Since 1934, Harris Sawing Equipment (HSE) has manufactured a variety of saws for various applications including saw milling. Today – more than eight decades later – this family-owned business is one of the leading saw...

Highlands Sawmill prospers with Wood-Mizer
19, Jun 2019

A Wood-Mizer MP360 Planer Moulder combine forces with two Wood-Mizer sawmilling lines at Highlands Sawmill in KwaZulu-Natal – to drive profitability up even more. The road to Harding in KwaZulu-Natal where Highlands...

International News

Pulpwood prices in North America were 5-10% higher in the 1Q/19 than the 1Q/18
19, Jun 2019

The winter weather impacted availability and costs for pulplogs and wood chips in both Canada and the US in late 2018 and early 2019, according to the North American Wood Fiber Review. Slowing lumber production throughout...

Over 22 million tons of wood pellets were shipped globally in 2018
12, Jun 2019

Europe continues to be the major destination for globally traded wood pellets. However, Asia has increased its importation of pellets over the past three years, with Japan and South Korea importing a record volume...

As mass timber takes off, how green is this new building material?
23, May 2019

The eight-story Carbon 12 building in Portland, Oregon is the tallest commercial structure in the United States to be built from something called mass timber. If the many fervent boosters of this new construction material are right...

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