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Business relationship mutually beneficial

03, Feb 2021

The international partnership between sawmill technology supplier Newsaw and Italy-based biomass boilers and heating solutions provider Uniconfort has resulted in power solutions, power independence...

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WORKSHOP: Understanding Roof Inspections

02, Feb 2021

In an effort to boost skills development in South Africa’s roofing industry, the Institute for Timber Construction South Africa (ITC-SA), the professional body for the engineered timber construction sector, will be hosting...

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Woodbois says Gabon facility running at record levels

22, Jan 2021

Woodbois Limited (LON:WBI), the Africa-based sustainable forestry and timber group, said daily sawn timber production has risen strongly this year.

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Back to basics for the timber roof truss industry

20, Jan 2021

Increasing recognition of timber's invaluable role in the built environment raises the bar for South Africa's prefabricated timber roof truss industry. Erik Söderlund, the newly appointed general manager of the Institute...

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Kenya faces timber shortage as demand for wood grows

19, Jan 2021

On both sides of the congested Ngong Road in Kenya’s capital city of Nairobi, informal carpenters known as “fundis” spend each day making beds, tables and chairs for the ever-expanding housing market.

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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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