NMU gets showcase CLT building

After almost 150 years of concrete and steel, the world is returning to wood. This time around it is Cross

NCT Forestry recognises Top Tree Farmers

NCT Forestry has chosen its Top Tree Farmers for 2020. This is an annual award that recognises members for sound

TWK Agri and Sunshine Seedlings join forces

Sunshine Seedlings Services (SSS) has partnered with TWK Agri, one of South Africa’s leading agricultural service providers. TWK Agri acquired

Annual Report highlights Forest Sector transformation progress

  The 2019/20 Annual Status of Transformation Report marks the 11th report produced by the Forest Sector Charter Council (FSCC),

Can the Forest Sector Masterplan turn the tide?

The Forestry Sector has a high level masterplan in place that is poised to revitalise the entire value chain, as

The Treemes story

“If you can’t measure something, then you can’t understand it, control it nor improve it” – Dr H.J. Harrington Mensuration:

Hot Forestry Tips

Another reason to retain forest floor litter Forest floor litter is widely regarded as a fire hazard and is often

Silviculture webinar coming up

‘Towards Modernised Silviculture’ is the focus of a free webinar presented by the Forestry Department of Nelson Mandela University on

Support Responsible Forestry

For more than 25 years FSC has been working to take care of the world’s forests for future generations. On September 25,

New grapple saw with Total Tree Control

GMT Equipment, which is distributed and supported in South Africa by AfrEquip, has introduced a new, versatile grapple saw with

Prime plantation farm on auction

PRIME PLANTATION FARM – 4 300 HA – BARBERTON AREA ON AUCTION... VANS MPUMALANGA AUCTIONEERS will auction four farm portions

York funds research in timber structural engineering innovation

PRETORIA – Forestry company York Timbers, the largest solid wood processor in South Africa, has signed a funding agreement with

Fuel-efficient new STIHL chainsaw

The STIHL MS 382 is the enhanced version of the legendary MS 381, until now the top selling chainsaw in

Ramping up the planting of endangered pepper-bark trees

To help celebrate Arbor Week as well as the arrival of spring, Sappi, in conjunction with the SANPARKS Skukuza Nursery,

Husqvarna Heroes video featuring ‘Beast’ Mtawarira

Husqvarna has partnered with Sharks and Springbok rugby icon Tendai ‘Beast’ Mtawarira to spice up their brand image. The ‘Beast’,

A long and winding road - NTE Centenary

A brief history of NTE from the pioneering days to the present … NTE Company (Pty) Ltd is celebrating its

FSC certification breakthrough for small-scale growers

While most of South Africa was still living and working under Level 3 lockdown due to the Coronavirus pandemic sweeping

Download the latest SA Forestry magazine

Download SA forestry magazine July edition for free and read Chris Chapman's editorial for all the highlights of the 'comeback'

MTS Parts turning Ponsse into a powerhouse in SA

Ponsse, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of cut-to-length logging equipment, has been working hard to enlarge their footprint in

New leadership at Sappi Forests

Sappi Southern Africa has announced the appointment of Duane Roothman as Vice President Sappi Forests. He takes over this position

Vital mangrove forests under threat

Mangroves are disappearing at an alarming rate, with conservationists across the world striving to save them from local extinction. These

Fire – ever-present risk in mulching operations

Unlike most engine compartment fires in traditional mobile yellow machines (which start due to mechanical failure of a hose or

SAFAS – Making forest certification effective for all scales of forestry

By Steven Germishuizen, Craig Norris and David Everard SAFAS (Sustainable African Forest Assurance Scheme) has taken great strides during this

Blue Sky Awards call for submissions

The deadline for entries in the local leg of the Blue Sky Young Researchers Innovation Award is Monday 24th August.

With the onset of what promises to be a cold winter, this photo provides a timely reminder of what happens to wattle trees when it snows. No! It’s not a good idea to plant wattle if snow is a possibility. The only thing you could use these broken trees for is firewood. The photo was taken near Weza a few years ago. Find out more about trees and snow... saforestryonline.co.za Link in bio. #trees #wood #forestry #timber #logging #forestryafrica #wattle #snow ...

Mulching of harvest residues is rapidly gaining ground in South African forestry, and is proving to be a game changer. Link in bio. Image courtesy of Savithi Mulching.

#SavithiMulching #forestry #timber #wood #tigercat
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