Elk harvesting in Lapland

The 17 000th PONSSE forest machine has rolled off the production line at the company’s manufacturing facility at Vieremä in

CMO to market certified forest products via global trading platform

The South African-based CMO Group has secured investment from venture capital fund E4E Africa to grow its forest-based operations and establish

Tribute to Dr Jaap Steenkamp

By Fanie Viljoen – CEO, Novelquip Forestry The South African forestry industry has lost a stalwart in Dr Jacob Cornelus

STIHL pledges support for subsidiary in South Africa

Safety of staff is the company’s top priority as STIHL pledges to rebuild buildings damaged by looters during the recent

Logset forestry equipment makes its South African debut

The Logset TH75 Eucalyptus Head made its South African debut in the KwaZulu-Natal Drakensberg recently. The head, developed in South

Wood is King

Chris Chapman urges packaging manufacturers and consumers to kick oil-based plastic and welcome in a new world of beautiful, sustainable,

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

Beast of a mulcher made in RSA

A call from sunny Pretoria – the land of the Blue Bulls and Mamelodi Sundowns – sent the SA Forestry

Paraquat or not?

Paraquat - widely used in South African forestry to prepare tracer belts before burning firebreaks - is facing world-wide bans,

Sawdust fires and the law

Despite the fact that sawdust piles are fire hazards, they are very unlikely to spontaneously combust as a result of

Mulching a game changer in SA forestry

Mulching of harvest residues is rapidly gaining ground in South African forestry, and is proving to be a game changer

Top ranked risks faced by small scale tree farmers

It’s that time of year when we set new challenges for the year ahead. Except this year is different. We

First PEFC endorsed certification in South Africa

Sustainable forestry in South Africa has received a massive boost with the awarding of the first Sustainable African Forest Assurance

Pioneering aerial drone spraying in forestry

An innovative silviculture contractor in Mpumalanga, South Africa is pushing the technology envelope, utilising drones to do pre-planting sprays. This

The power of wood keeps growing

Wood grown in South Africa’s plantations is increasingly being used not only in the built environment and to make paper

Subscribe to the SA Forestry 2021 Annual for just R175

Dear SA Forestry Readers, SA Forestry magazine – like most other businesses – has had to adapt to the new

SA Forestry goes digital from 2021!

Download the final edition of SA forestry magazine for free or view the magazine online in the flipbook at the

Much more than a simple box ticking exercise

Meeting the requirements of FSC’s new pesticide policy may be tough going, but with the right approach it will improve

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

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

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'

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

None but ourselves – Manguzi forestry on the rise

A story about the Manguzi timber growers by forester-at-large, JUSTIN NYAKUDANGA I recently visited Manguzi town on a forestry cruising

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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