Mining engineer makes a go of timber contracting

How does a qualified mining engineer who rose to the level of a general manager change tack and get into

CHEP expands its forestry portfolio in SA

CHEP, one of the world’s leading sustainable logistics businesses, has expanded its forestry portfolio in South Africa to 18 pine

Mulching operations bring benefits for growers

Enviro-Mulch is a mechanized silviculture contractor that provides safe and organised mulching services in South Africa. The company currently has

High profile delegation visits Sappi Saiccor Vulindlela expansion project

The Sappi Saiccor mill situated in Umkomaas, KwaZulu-Natal hosted a high-level delegation from the office of the outgoing MEC for

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

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:

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

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

Use lockdown time to strengthen CPAs

The outbreak of the coronavirus and the implementation of the nationwide lockdown may have deferred the land reform programme as

ICFR forest research update

Following their re-structuring in 2018, and the appointment of a new Board and CEO, the Institute for Commercial Forestry Research

AfrEquip celebrates 15 years in business

AfrEquip was established in South Africa in 2005 by Allen Rutherfoord in partnership with Latin Equipment, a leading South American

Amandla Emvelo CPA steps up a gear

Amandla Emvelo CPA, a community owned and managed tree farming enterprise based in Hermannsburg, KZN, has recently upgraded its forestry

R220m upgrade at Sonae Arauco board plant

Wood-based panel manufacturer Sonae Arauco has invested R220 million in upgrading its White River, Mpumalanga facility to include an integrated

60 years of chainsaw innovation

Husqvarna is celebrating 60 years in the Chainsaw business. Chainsaws have come a long way from humble beginnings to the

Siyawisa Hlathi at the leading edge of mechanised harvesting

An enterprising spirit, enduring perseverance and an ability to change with the times have seen an emerging timber harvesting contractor

New loader in the forest

A brand new, South African manufactured three-wheel loader has entered the local market, and it’s sky blue. The ProLoader is

How the humble pallet became indispensable to the global supply chain

The humble pallet is not something you normally notice. It’s just there, doing its simple job of moving all kinds

Tigercat’s ‘tough as nails’ forwarder fit for SA conditions

It’s big, it’s tough and it has been customised and adapted to South African conditions by the AfrEquip team working

Small-scale wattle farmer maximises productivity

The NCT Tree Farmer of the Year is an award that was initiated in 2000 to recognise NCT members who

NCT’s Commercial Tree Farmer of the Year 2019

The NCT Tree Farmer of the Year is an award that was initiated in 2000 to recognise NCT members who

Green Projects puts Ponsse on the map in South Africa

Ponsse – one of the leading global brands in timber harvesting – is making its presence felt in the South

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.

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