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Wow, can wood really make that?

18, Dec 2020

For millennia, trees have provided mankind with fuel, food, fibre and medicine from their fruit, flowers, roots, wood, leaves and branches. In fact, many things we use daily are connected to wood.

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New DG appointed for environment dept

18, Dec 2020

During a virtual meeting of Cabinet on December 2, Nomfundo Tshabalala was appointed Department of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries (DEFF) director-general.

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Restarting the Largest Wood Pellet Export Plant in Africa

30, Nov 2020

Biomass processing and wood pelletisation plant for cleaner energy to be refurbished and recommissioned in Port Elizabeth, South Africa

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How to Optimise your Timber Treatment Plant

27, Nov 2020

Dolphin Bay has completed scores of plant refurbishments and engineered many new plants. This story summarises our top tips.

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Southern hemisphere's largest charcoal factory under construction

25, Nov 2020

Construction of the largest charcoal production facility in the southern hemisphere will begin in mid-September near the Swartland town of Wellington in the Western Cape. The Toronto Group's first-of-a-kind...

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NMU's focus on CLT will be a gamechanger for the construction industry

19, Nov 2020

The George Campus of Nelson Mandela University (NMU) is investing millions of rands in a Cross Laminated Timber (CLT) Engagement Unit to advance transdisciplinary CLT knowledge, research and skills in South Africa

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Get ahead of the game in 2021

19, Nov 2020

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...

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New General Manager for ITC-SA

11, Nov 2020

The Institute for Timber Construction South Africa (ITC-SA), a South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) accredited Professional Body, is pleased to announce the appointment of Erik Söderlund as General Manager...

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Rhino Band Sawmills achieved new heights

30, Oct 2020

Midst the chaos that Covid 19 caused it didn’t stop us from manufacturing a spectacular sawmill. The new Rhino 950 HD Platinum.

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Revised Timber Treatment Standards Published

28, Oct 2020

The revised standards governing timber treatment in South Africa have been published, and certification bodies will now verify treatment plants against the new standards.

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