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Zimbabwe: Border Timbers to Outsource Pole Plant

16, Jan 2018

Forestry and sawmilling concern Border Timbers' production volumes for the five months to November 2017 (FY2018) were 16% higher than during the same period last year...

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The year in review

14, Dec 2017

This year has been a challenging one for all of us. Nonetheless, we have seen increasing innovation within our industry, along with several positive developments that are leap-frogging the sector...

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Roof inspector training uplifts industry

13, Dec 2017

The Institute for Timber Construction South Africa (ITC-SA), SAQA-registered Professional Body for the engineered timber construction industry, hosted a Roof Inspector Training Course...

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The Global Forest Industry in the 3Q/2017

11, Dec 2017

Sawlog prices were up in most regions of the world in the 3Q/17. The price increases from the 2Q/17 were generally smaller in the local currencies than in US dollar terms because of the weakening US dollar.

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Gateway to Africa's timber trade under one roof

04, Dec 2017

As the largest timber trade exhibition on the continent, WoodEX for Africa is considered the gateway to Africa's timber trade. From the biggest CNC machines to the smallest screws from the loggers of the great outdoors to sleek...

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‘Extended’ suite of Bystronic automation solutions on for ultra-fast sheet steel processing

29, Nov 2017

Lowering the total cost-per-cut and therefore customers’ overall production costs – and increasing their return-on-investment (ROI) - is the driving imperative of the Swiss sheet metal processing...

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South African renewable energy developer gains AfDB support

24, Nov 2017

eThala Management Services has secured $990,000 from the African Development Bank (AfDB) to implement a 10MW biomass power plant in Harding, KwaZulu Natal Province. The project's source of biomass...

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Insight into the copper price

21, Nov 2017

The price of CCA is driven by the exchange rate and cost of the commodities it contains. Copper is a key element in the manufacturing of CCA, and its price has risen by up to 22% this year, augmenting a long-term trend.

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Unpacking the implications of the new waste regulations

21, Nov 2017

New regulations governing the disposal of hazardous waste are now being implemented, with tolerance of much lower concentrations than were previously accepted. The regulations were published in 2013...

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Spectroscopy can help solve your waste disposal nightmare

21, Nov 2017

We recently bought an atomic absorbent spectroscopy to help optimise our own production levels. In a stroke of serendipity, the machine has arrived at a time when many of our clients need to analyse their waste.

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