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Mozambique issues new rules for exploration and export of timber

16, Apr 2018

The Mozambican government has issued new rules for the exploration and export of six species of wood in the country. People of Mozambique will not be allowed to export timber from three of the Mozambican...

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KZN roofing company harnesses training to give back

10, Apr 2018

Since its humble beginnings in 2009, GWR Roofing, Pinetown-based roofing specialist in service of the commercial, residential and industrial markets, has had a markedly unique approach to employee engagement.

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Obtala exceeds production and sales records in Q1 update

09, Apr 2018

The Group has enjoyed a positive start to 2018, with further operational milestones achieved on the path to our most pressing objective, to become cash-flow positive, and towards our longer-term...

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Leaflet on sawmill recovery,

26, Mar 2018

The objective of a Sawmill is to cut the longest and greatest number of sawn boards from a sawlog, whilst at the same time matching the products produced to the market requirement, thereby achieving the highest value.

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Bystronic’s ByStar fiber laser and ByTrans loader from First Cut offers warp-speed productivity combination

25, Mar 2018

The developments of sheet metal cutting technology over the past 30 years have been remarkable. The latest developments in fiber laser technology are taking sheet steel component production...

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All hands on deck for inaugural Deck & Flooring Expo

23, Mar 2018

From the organisers of the highly-acclaimed timber trade expo, WoodEX for Africa, a new, specialised trade expo targeted at the residential, commercial and industrial flooring and decking markets...

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Wood-Mizer expands and introduces new equipment

19, Mar 2018

Wood-Mizer has acquired the Swedish company, MOReTENs AB, placing a full range of popular 4-sided planer/moulders, table saws, spindle moulders, and CNC routers into Wood-Mizer's globally available product range.

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Zambia exports confiscated logs in controversial timber ban

17, Mar 2018

LUSAKA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Zambian authorities have begun exporting timber confiscated from illegal loggers who continue to fell trees despite a nationwide ban to protect the country’s dwindling forests.

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Global wood machining brands on show at WoodEX for Africa

13, Mar 2018

Preparations for WoodEX for Africa, the largest timber trade exhibition in Africa, are well under way. With less than 5 months to go, a number of well-respected global brands have committed to showcasing...

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Online certification programme to support skills development in roofing

11, Mar 2018

In an effort to support skills training and development in the timber construction industry, the Institute for Timber Construction South Africa (ITC-SA), SAQA-accredited professional body and watchdog...

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