When the forestry industry started to diversify into eucalypts back in the 1960s, many of us found ourselves in unknown…Read More
Winnie Ndlovu grew up around forestry, but she was discouraged from pursuing a career in the industry. Today she owns a successful timber harvesting company…
A rapid shift from planting pure species to more productive, better adapted and more pest and disease resistant hybrids is transforming the profile of both hardwood and softwood trees grown in Sappi’s South African plantations…
A recent study finds that restoration of fynbos is possible in areas where pines used to grow for up to 30 years, because there are still enough native fynbos seeds left in the soil….
Some of the earliest gold discoveries in South Africa were made in the hills surrounding Barberton in Mpumalanga. This brought…Read More
A recent study finds that restoration of fynbos is possible in areas where pines used to grow for up to…Read More
The forestry value chain runs through logistics (transport), engineering (harvesting), protection and silviculture. This is the chain from the top…Read More