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Local News

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Structural timber supply in South Africa
12, Jul 2019

The Institute for Timber Construction South Africa (ITC-SA), the South African timber engineering industry’s professional body, wishes to reiterate the importance of using reputable timber suppliers or merchants whose timber...

First Cut as ‘sharp’ as ever, with continued customer success and new agencies
12, Jul 2019

First Cut has, quite literally, been at the cutting edge of South African industry for the past 63 years. As a proudly South African blade manufacturer, supplier of cutting equipment consumables and importer of cutting...

Consumers urged to steer clear of unregistered contractors
05, Jul 2019

The Institute for Timber Construction South Africa (ITC-SA), South Africa’s professional body for the engineered timber construction industry, urges consumers to do due diligence when embarking on construction...

International News

Survey shows growth in timber as a construction material
23, Jul 2019

There has been a definite increase in the specification of timber as a construction material in the UK, according to a recent survey conducted by Södra Wood. 63% of respondents say they believe timber is growing...

The Global Sawlog Price Index fell 1.8% in the 1Q to its lowest level in two years.
23, Jul 2019

Worldwide trade of softwood logs has gone up 52% in the past decade reaching an all-time-high in 2018. The increase in trade has to a large degree been driven by higher demand for forest products in China.

Woodchip price in Australia through the roof thanks to Asian demand
12, Jul 2019

Forestry companies around Australia are enjoying record high woodchip prices, with demand from Asia — especially China — pushing the price for premium chips beyond $260 per bone-dry tonne. Australia's largest...

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