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Domestic policies alone can’t tackle wood fuel challenges

03, Apr 2020

Most of sub-Saharan Africa remains off-the-grid. As such, wood fuel is the main source of energy for cooking for over 60 percent of families, who rely on charcoal or firewood to prepare their meals and meet their nutritional needs.

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An electric chainsaw that delivers what professionals want

01, Apr 2020

The STIHL MSE 250 electric chainsaw is ideal for interior work at sawmills, for tasks such as trimming timber stacks and log ends. This quiet, emission-free model is a professional-grade machine with numerous benefits.

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Learn at Home With Discounted ITC-SA Self-Study Courses

30, Mar 2020

To support roofing professionals and individuals keen on learning more about the technical aspects of roofing, during SA's coronavirus lockdown, ITC-SA is offering its online self-study courses at specially-discounted rates.

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Rise in the National Minimum Wage

23, Mar 2020

Thulas Nxesi, the Minister of Employment and Labour, gazetted South Africa's new minimum wage which took effect from 1 March 2020. The new minimum wage of R18.68 per hour, for each ordinary hour worked...

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Businesses must support each other during Covid-19 crisis

19, Mar 2020

All South African business leaders have a responsibility to stand together to keep business moving, protect employment and the economy ticking over. According to Frank Mullen, CEO of Zinia, a leading mid-sized telecoms...

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Ramaphosa declares Covid-19 national disaster, says 61 cases confirmed in SA

16, Mar 2020

Pretoria - President Cyril Ramaphosa says there are now 61 confirmed cases of coronavirus in South Africa and has declared a national state of disaster. Initially, it was people who had travelled out of the country.

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Register now to attend WoodEX for Africa 2020 for free

02, Mar 2020

To be held at Gallagher Convention Centre in Midrand from 09 - 11 June 2020, WoodEX for Africa will be co-located with the African Construction Expo and the Deck & Flooring Expo, setting the scene for three full days...

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Structural timber: Know your standard dimensions, truss types and profiles

25, Feb 2020

South Africa's unique climate, combined with specie matching and genetic engineering conducted for over a century by local forestry and sawmilling industries, underpins the country's structural lumber products as truly...

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NRCS promises action on illegal treatment by end of March

14, Feb 2020

The National Regulator for Compulsory Specifications (NRCS) has promised to address the serious problems regarding the growing illegal timber treatment industry by the end of the first quarter of 2020.

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Welcome to Silverwood, our first Kenyan customer

14, Feb 2020

Dolphin Bay has signed an agreement with our first customer in Kenya: Silverwood, a large operation that produces utility poles for the country’s electrification programmes. Based in Eldoret, the capital of the wood-treatment...

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