22, Mar 2018 -

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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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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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