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All hands on deck for inaugural Deck & Flooring Expo

23, Mar 2018

From the organisers of the highly-acclaimed timber trade expo, WoodEX for Africa, a new, specialised trade expo targeted at the residential, commercial and industrial flooring and decking markets...

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Wood-Mizer expands and introduces new equipment

19, Mar 2018

Wood-Mizer has acquired the Swedish company, MOReTENs AB, placing a full range of popular 4-sided planer/moulders, table saws, spindle moulders, and CNC routers into Wood-Mizer's globally available product range.

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Zambia exports confiscated logs in controversial timber ban

17, Mar 2018

LUSAKA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Zambian authorities have begun exporting timber confiscated from illegal loggers who continue to fell trees despite a nationwide ban to protect the country’s dwindling forests.

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Global wood machining brands on show at WoodEX for Africa

13, Mar 2018

Preparations for WoodEX for Africa, the largest timber trade exhibition in Africa, are well under way. With less than 5 months to go, a number of well-respected global brands have committed to showcasing...

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Online certification programme to support skills development in roofing

11, Mar 2018

In an effort to support skills training and development in the timber construction industry, the Institute for Timber Construction South Africa (ITC-SA), SAQA-accredited professional body and watchdog...

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Lessons from timber sector in China

28, Feb 2018

AROUND late January and early February 2018, I was privileged to be part of a Zambian delegation comprising of the government and the private sector in the timber industries which was sponsored by the International Institute...

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Kenyan government suspends timber harvesting as water shortage bites

27, Feb 2018

The Government has temporarily suspended timber harvesting for 90 days in all forests over the acute water shortage witnessed across the country. During the 90-day moratorium, the state plans to review...

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Potential of timber construction top of mind at annual Wood Conference

27, Feb 2018

The 8th annual Wood Conference, well-respected knowledge platform for architects, engineers, quantity surveyors and timber experts, took place on the 15th of February at the Cape Town International Convention Centre.

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NitraLife nitrogen generators: In for the ‘long haul’ with Jabula Plant Hire

26, Feb 2018

f all the components on a commercial vehicle, tyres are one of the more critical items, as their reliability affects not only the vehicle’s performance but its safety as well. National heavy duty transporter Jabula Plant Hire...

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No ‘brakes’ on innovation: First Cut brings Bystronic’s award-winning Xpert 40 press brake/Mobile Bending Cell combination to South Africa

14, Feb 2018

Great innovation deserves to be rewarded. In the case of the foremost Swiss OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) Bystronic - a leading global provider of high-quality solutions for the sheet-metal processing industry

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