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Lessons from timber sector in China

28, Feb 2018

AROUND late January and early February 2018, I was privileged to be part of a Zambian delegation comprising of the government and the private sector in the timber industries which was sponsored by the International Institute...

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Kenyan government suspends timber harvesting as water shortage bites

27, Feb 2018

The Government has temporarily suspended timber harvesting for 90 days in all forests over the acute water shortage witnessed across the country. During the 90-day moratorium, the state plans to review...

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Potential of timber construction top of mind at annual Wood Conference

27, Feb 2018

The 8th annual Wood Conference, well-respected knowledge platform for architects, engineers, quantity surveyors and timber experts, took place on the 15th of February at the Cape Town International Convention Centre.

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NitraLife nitrogen generators: In for the ‘long haul’ with Jabula Plant Hire

26, Feb 2018

f all the components on a commercial vehicle, tyres are one of the more critical items, as their reliability affects not only the vehicle’s performance but its safety as well. National heavy duty transporter Jabula Plant Hire...

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No ‘brakes’ on innovation: First Cut brings Bystronic’s award-winning Xpert 40 press brake/Mobile Bending Cell combination to South Africa

14, Feb 2018

Great innovation deserves to be rewarded. In the case of the foremost Swiss OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) Bystronic - a leading global provider of high-quality solutions for the sheet-metal processing industry

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House Memel: A house for all seasons

29, Jan 2018

Situated on a cattle farm just outside Memel in the Free State, House Memel is a retirement dream brought to life with timber frame construction. With difficult building terrain underpinned by heavy clay conditions...

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In 2017, EU’s timber imports slumped due to lower exports from Cameroon, Gabon and Congo

23, Jan 2018

During the first nine months of 2017, the slowdown of logging activities in Cameroon, Gabon and Congo, three of the six member countries of the Central African Economic and Monetary Community (CEMAC)

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‘Timber industry can grow economy’

23, Jan 2018

THE Zambia Association of Timber and Forestry Based Industries says the timber industry has the potential to contribute to economic growth and create more than five million jobs if well managed.

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EIA's 'Rosewood Racket' Report Prompts International Probe into Nigeria-China Timber Trafficking

23, Jan 2018

This week, in response to the dire rosewood crisis in West Africa and particularly in Nigeria, the Secretariat of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES)

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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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