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Local News

ITC-SA Roof Estimator/Designer Courses open for registration
22, May 2019

The Institute for Timber Construction South Africa (ITC-SA), South Africa’s engineered timber construction industry body, offers estimators and designers in the nail-plated timber roof truss industry access to fundamental...

Tekwani improves efficiencies with Wood-Mizer TITAN
03, May 2019

Tekwani is an integrated, family-owned agri-industrial group in South Africa, with operations including cattle, water-bottling, forestry and sawmilling. The sawmilling arm of the group supplies sawn timber...

Timbercraft taking timber to new heights
26, Apr 2019

I am of the opinion that before we tackle the timber building method, we should explore the thinking around this industry, how it is embraced by the rest of the world and how we South Africans can learn.

International News

Timber mill's $10-million biomass boiler turns excess sawdust into energy, reducing gas bill
21, May 2019

Korean-owned lumber company Dongwha Australia has constructed a $10-million boiler to turn sawdust into bioenergy at its Bombala softwood mill. Sawdust is an inevitable part of the milling process...

AI in action: A case study on intelligent lumber grading
21, May 2019

Using deep learning artificial intelligence, Lucidyne introduced Perceptive Sight Intelligent Grading to the lumber industry. Hampton Lumber embraced this technology at three of its sawmills in Oregon and is ready to share the results.

US Softwood Lumber Demand is Forecast to Increase by 2030
16, May 2019

The purpose of this 2018 study is to evaluate how US demand for softwood lumber could be met as the supply dynamics of North America change and off-shore supply and production economics evolve over the next decade.

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