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NRCS promises action on illegal treatment by end of March

14, Feb 2020

The National Regulator for Compulsory Specifications (NRCS) has promised to address the serious problems regarding the growing illegal timber treatment industry by the end of the first quarter of 2020.

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Welcome to Silverwood, our first Kenyan customer

14, Feb 2020

Dolphin Bay has signed an agreement with our first customer in Kenya: Silverwood, a large operation that produces utility poles for the country’s electrification programmes. Based in Eldoret, the capital of the wood-treatment...

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First Cut’s Bremsaw acquisition a springboard to the Mpumalanga sawmilling and timber industry

14, Feb 2020

Mpumalanga, and its capital Mbombela, is the centre of South Africa’s sawmilling and timber industry. When the cutting equipment supplier and blade sharpener Bremsaw was up for sale, First Cut saw this as an ideal opportunity

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WORKSHOP: Understanding Roof Inspections

12, Feb 2020

In an effort to boost skills development in South Africa's roofing industry, the Institute for Timber Construction South Africa(ITC-SA), the professional body for the engineered timber construction sector...

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Roof inspection workshops come to JHB & CT in May

10, Feb 2020

The Institute for Timber Construction South Africa, the SAQA accredited Professional Body safeguarding the local timber construction industry for over 45 years, will be hosting CPD-accredited workshops...

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A call for compliant wood-packaging material in international trade

05, Feb 2020

In the context of ensuring fair and safe trade as well as observing the International Year of Plant Health 2020, the Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development (DALRRD) is making a clarion call to the exporters.

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Construction Sector Braces For A Stormy Year

03, Feb 2020

South Africa’s distressed construction sector is facing a host of risks and challenges this year. These include the continuing shortage of major projects, non-payment by government and other state entities.

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Wood-Mizer and Peterson Portable Sawmills Reach Strrategic Agreement

30, Jan 2020

With Peterson joining forces with Wood-Mizer in Africa, sawmillers on the continent can now look forward to even more choice and better service.

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Plan now to get to Knysna for new look Timber Festival

30, Jan 2020

Knysna - the destination you come to when you’re looking for rare, bespoke, hand-crafted furniture - will hold its annual showcase of timbercraft during the 8th Knysna Timber Festival, which will take place in March, 2020.

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Registrations open for ITC-SA’s 2020 Estimator/Designer Courses

23, Jan 2020

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

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