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Timber poachers fined

26, Oct 2018

AT  least 26 people from Chipinge district last week paid a cumulative $2 800 in fines for breaching the Forests Act. The 26 offenders were nabbed during an operation code-named Osalama...

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‘Finish’ first: Timesavers' new deburring and grinding equipment on show at Euroblech 2018

24, Oct 2018

Euroblech is arguably the world's ultimate trade exhibition for all those involved in steel processing. This year, leading abrasive finishing solutions provider Timesavers is showcasing a number of new machines...

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Tertiary institutions urged to embrace timber construction in engineering

16, Oct 2018

The Institute for Timber Construction South Africa (ITC-SA), SAQA-accredited professional body for the engineered timber construction industry, has noted a decline in familiarity with timber as a building material...

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Logging ban hurting furniture business, investor says

12, Oct 2018

A foreign investor has decried the ban on logging, saying it is hurting their furniture business. PG Bison South Africa, which has more than 16 years of history in Kenya, wants the government to relook the policy.

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Seeing the ‘Good in Wood!’

04, Oct 2018

In a joint article by Forestry South Africa and Sawmilling South Africa, Impact Magazine explores the ‘Good in Wood' and the benefits that come from using wood. Some of these are obvious: like the job creation...

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President highlights importance of Infrastructure development

26, Sep 2018

On Friday, President Cyril Ramaphosa announced his plan to establish a public-private infrastructure fund as part of the nation’s recovery plan in an effort to revive the nation’s sluggish economy after the country entered...

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Agriculture & Forestry Expo Bursary Opportunity

26, Sep 2018

There are four exciting bursary opportunities available, sponsored by Agricolleges International, prestige sponsor of Agfo2018. Study in your own time and pace using computers, tablets and mobile devices.

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SA consortium to create value chains from biomass

26, Sep 2018

The South African Department of Science and Technology (DST) has established a biorefinery research consortium (BRC) to create new value chains from waste biomass. The consortium is a partnership between...

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Agriculture & Forestry Expo: White River, Mpumalanga: 8 - 10 November

25, Sep 2018

AGFO Expo 2018 will again this year take place at Casterbridge Lifestyle Centre, White River, Mpumalanga from Thursday 8 to Saturday 10 November 2018.

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Roof Inspection Training bridging gaps

14, Sep 2018

Due to popular demand, the Institute for Timber Construction South Africa (ITC-SA), the professional body for the engineered timber construction sector, will be hosting another CPD-accredited Roof Inspection

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