FSA members sold 15 830 000 tons of timber in the 2015 financial year. This was up 330 000 tons
Local manufacturer Matriarch Equipment is making serious inroads into the forestry equipment market with the release of three new products
Illegal logging continues to have a devastating impact on some of the world’s most valuable forests, with serious environmental, social
This film shows the challenges faced by a community of small-scale plantation owners in Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa, as they look
The world's forests must be recognized as "more than trees", the XIV World Forestry Congress meeting in Durban, South Africa,
From heaven to hell and back. CHRIS CHAPMAN reports from ground zero at the 2015 Sappi Karkloof Classic MTB festival...
A street artist by the name 'r1' has used recycled wood to create a beautiful mural in Maboneng, Johannesburg, proving
With the traditional spacing for pine sawlog production, trees situated next to the roads are usually thicker (have more volume)
As you cross the border from South Africa into Swaziland, there is a subtle shift in the atmosphere that is
Time is running out for the government to find a way to implement a Cabinet decision taken six years ago
A critical look at forest certification systems and their impacts on the world's forests...
Sappi is shifting its South African timber resources into the production of dissolving wood pulp to meet growing demand for
Is it a bird? Is it a plane? Is it Superman? No, it's a camera with wings powered by a
A minimum wage for forestry workers is the subject of intense negotiation among stakeholders, seeking to find a balance between
The long-awaited auction of indigenous hardwood timber harvested from state forests was held at Buffels Rivier in the southern Cape...
Rory Mack offers some insight into the controversial topic of decent work vs wage rates... The current back and forth
Neels de Ronde tackles the controversy raging over the recent call to remove plantations from the Western Cape by suggesting that there is room for fynbos AND pine...
Efforts to persuade Transnet Freight Rail to expand their service to the forestry industry have not yielded solutions, but the
Timber growers are reeling from a wave of timber and equipment theft that is sweeping across the country. The losses
Government's 10-year-old forestry exit strategy in the Cape brings re-planting to a standstill on 45 000 ha, despite a subsequent
There are unique challenges to running a forestry operation on the edge of a major city, but Pietermaritzburg and NCT
A number of exciting new community forestry projects are taking shape in the 'Transkei' region of the Eastern Cape after