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Local News

Taking a stand for timber construction during COVID-19
29, May 2020

The ITC-SA, the SAQA has taken several exceptional steps in supporting not only its membership, but the timber construction industry at large, as the country transitions to Level 3 of lockdown.

Health and safety burden shifts onto firms as Level 3 opens way for big resumption of economic activity
28, May 2020

Under Level 3, most industries, from sawmilling and construction to manufacturing and retail, would be allowed to resume, with only a handful of activities still deemed too risky, owing to the difficulty of enforcing physical distancing.

Everising and First Cut: a cutting-edge partnership delivering premium equipment, consumables and technical support to South African steel fabricators
27, May 2020

When one is striving to stay on the cutting-edge in a fabrication or manufacturing environment, getting the balance right between high-performance equipment, consumables and the accompanying technical support is crucial.

International News

The Coronavirus Has Not Stopped the Global Trade of Forest Products
27, May 2020

The Coronavirus Epidemic has negatively impacted the supply chains for numerous industry sectors worldwide the past few months.

Global Sawmill Market with Coronavirus (Covid-19) Effect Analysis
25, May 2020

Global Sawmill Industry Competitive Analysis – Forecast and Historical Market Analysis by Key Market Segments

Sharp drop in Chinese tropical log imports
08, May 2020

Tropical log imports in the first two months of 2020 amounted 1.30 million cubic metres, down 26% year on year and accounted for 17% of the national total.

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