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ITC-SA Roof Estimator/Designer Courses open for registration

22, May 2019

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

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Tekwani improves efficiencies with Wood-Mizer TITAN

03, May 2019

Tekwani is an integrated, family-owned agri-industrial group in South Africa, with operations including cattle, water-bottling, forestry and sawmilling. The sawmilling arm of the group supplies sawn timber...

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Timbercraft taking timber to new heights

26, Apr 2019

I am of the opinion that before we tackle the timber building method, we should explore the thinking around this industry, how it is embraced by the rest of the world and how we South Africans can learn.

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Klaus Körber: an ubermaster of his craft

26, Apr 2019

For the past 26 years Klaus Körber has been a master craftsman in the timber industry. Timber iQ sat down with him to find out the secret of his continued success in the industry. At the tender age of 17, Körber started...

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Sans Consolidated and Simplified

24, Apr 2019

The new versions of the standards will streamline the process for future amendments, clear up grey areas and clarify misunderstandings about the role of the National Regulator of Compulsory Specifications.

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Increased challenges created by illegal timber treaters

18, Apr 2019

Illegally treated poles can be seen for sale at hardware depots on almost every street in Limpopo, says SAWPA Executive Director Bruce Breedt.​

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First Cut and Messer – a ‘heavy-duty’ quality combination for state-of-the-art steel fabrication

16, Apr 2019

For more than 60 years, First Cut has been South Africa's foremost distributor of capital equipment and related cutting consumables; and has an enviable portfolio of international principals which are world leaders...

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ITC-SA’s SAQA accreditation renewed

16, Apr 2019

The Institute for Timber Construction South Africa (ITC-SA), South Africa’s watchdog for the engineered timber construction sector, recently received renewed recognition from the South African Qualifications Authority...

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Government should harness business skills to aid a turn around

16, Apr 2019

The problems facing the country are so vast and varied that public morale has suffered. To bring about positive chance, President Cyril Ramaphosa needs to persuade many factions that business is not the enemy.​

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New venture to set up $20mn Timber processing plant Rwanda

29, Mar 2019

Italian high-end furniture maker, Giorgio Collection has signed an agreement with Master Assets, a real estate firm to set up a $20 million timber processing plant to make furniture in Rwanda.

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