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Local News

Ready to raise your roofing game?
17, Sep 2019

In a bid for greater clarity and understanding of building regulations as they apply to timber roof trusses, the Institute for Timber Construction South Africa (ITC-SA), in partnership with local roof truss fabricator...

First Cut ‘strikes a new arc’ with the local manufacture of Messer welding electrodes
05, Sep 2019

Recently First Cut, South Africa’s foremost distributor and manufacturer of cutting consumables and importer of leading-edge capital equipment for steel processing concluded an agreement with leading...

Cape Construction Expo
29, Aug 2019

The 7th Cape Construction Expo will be taking place from 11 to 12 September 2019 at Sun Exhibits, GrandWest in Cape Town. As the only event dedicated exclusively to the building and construction industry in the Western Cape.

International News

The Global Forest Industry in the 2Q/2019
19, Sep 2019
The Global Sawlog Price Index (GSPI) declined for the fifth consecutive quarter in the 2Q/19, reaching a two-year low. Log prices were down on all continents, with the biggest declines occurring in Europe.

Global Dissolving Wood Pulp Market 2019 - China Stil Dominates the Market, Despite a Trade War a Softer Economy
19, Sep 2019

he global dissolving wood pulp market revenue amounted to $9.3B in 2018, jumping by 6.5% against the previous year. This figure reflects the total revenues of producers and importers.

With more competitive sawlog costs in Germany, the lumber industry has expanded its export sales in 2019
11, Sep 2019

Large volumes of storm and insect damaged trees in Germany have resulted in an oversupply of logs and declining sawlog prices in 2018 and 2019, reports the WRQ. Sawmills have ramped up production, and export sales...

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