16th May 2022

Municipal plantation in safe hands

While a number of municipal plantations around KZN appear to be falling into disrepair under inexperienced and inefficient management, the

23rd February 2022

Wonderful wattle in Matimatolo

NCT’s Small-Scale Tree Farmer of the Year for 2021 demonstrates how to establish and build a sustainable tree farming operation

23rd February 2022

Agroforestry the sustainable way at Chevy Chase

An agroforestry approach is providing a rural Eastern Cape community with a chance to develop and farm their land more

31st May 2021

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

01st April 2021

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

04th December 2020

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

25th November 2020

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

20th November 2020

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

20th November 2020

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

20th October 2020

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:

18th September 2020

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’,

09th September 2020

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

02nd September 2020

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

31st August 2020

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

19th May 2020

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

27th April 2020

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

27th April 2020

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

23rd March 2020

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

23rd March 2020

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

19th November 2019

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

11th November 2019

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

28th October 2019

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

03rd October 2019

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

03rd September 2019

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

Husband and wife team Nomthandazo Hlombe and Fisokuhle Ngcobo, NCT’s Tree Farmers of the Year 2021, demonstrate how to establish and build a sustainable tree farming operation in faraway Matimatolo, near Kranskop in the KZN midlands. By Samora Chapman. ...

The largest mangrove reforestation project in Africa has been launched by Mozambique’s Ministry of Sea, Inland Waters and Fisheries (MIMAIP) in partnership with Blue Forest, a UAE-based mangrove reforestation specialist. Read more saforestryonline.co.za.

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The National Minimum Wage (NMW) in South Africa for 2022 has been set at R23.19 per hour, which translates to R185.52 for an eight-hour day, and R3 710.40 for a month with 20 working days. This represents a 6.9% increase over the 2021 NMW. Can employers afford it? Link in bio... #forestry #labour
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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 ...

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