15, Dec 2019 -

Local News

Smooth Sailing Through the Storm
10, Dec 2019
This year was one of smooth sailing regarding our operations, says our Chief Operations Officer Thinus Ferreira.

Triple the value with three new blades from Julia – ‘cutting edge’ at its best!
26, Nov 2019

The Italian company, Julia Utensili SPA, has, since its inception, been involved in manufacturing high-speed steel blading, explains First Cut Director Gary Willis. However, in terms of tungsten carbide tipped (TCT) blades...

Coping with lengthly shipping delays
20, Nov 2019

When ports that serve as gateways into East Africa become clogged up, importing is a tricky – and very lengthy – business. Many of our customers in the region are experiencing long delays in their imports of CCA.

International News

Watch a swarm of robots build a timber tower from scratch
21, Nov 2019

Students at the University of Stuttgart in Germany have developed a system of robots that communicate to jointly construct complex timber structures.  Their paper, entitled Distributed Robotic Assembly System...

Housing crisis: Are timber industries the answer?
20, Nov 2019

A new report has highlighted the vital role timber industries can play in helping the government meet its targets for housebuilding. A report launched by the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for the Timber Industries.

Eucalyptus pulplog prices in Brazil have fallen over the past year
19, Nov 2019

Pulpmills in Brazil had some of the lowest wood fiber costs in the world in the 2Q/19, according to the WRQ. Over the past three years Eucalyptus pulplog prices have fallen while the global Hardwood Fiber Price Index (HFPI)

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