08th August 2023

Showcasing women in forestry

In celebration of Women’s Day in South Africa, She Is Forestry SA has launched the first four videos in a

31st May 2023

Top NMU forestry & wood tech students applauded

A special awards ceremony was held at the Nelson Mandela George campus recently to acknowledge the top achievers in Forestry,

14th October 2022

Key forestry skills programmes & qualifications approved

 The approval of six new skills programmes and two qualifications is great news for workers and employers in the forestry

22nd September 2022

NMU students representing Africa at international conference

Two Forestry and Wood Technology students from Nelson Mandela University (George Campus) recently attended the 50th International Forestry Student's Symposium

14th April 2022

NMU’s top students in Forestry, Wood Technology & Veld Fire Management

A special awards ceremony was held on April 7 at the Nelson Mandela University George campus to recognise the top

29th July 2021

Tribute to Dr Jaap Steenkamp

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

22nd April 2021

International collaboration boosts forestry education

Five South African universities have partnered with local and international stakeholders to introduce cutting edge, climate-smart forestry and entrepreneurship to

16th December 2020

New offerings boost productivity development in SA

The Stellenbosch University Forest Operation Research and Forest Productivity team recently launched an on-line Time and Productivity Development short course

16th December 2020

Advanced Diploma in Forestry Management

Fort Cox Agriculture and Forestry Training Institute (formerly known as Fort Cox College of Agriculture and Forestry) has added an

24th November 2020

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

02nd October 2020

Silviculture webinar coming up

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

30th July 2020

Forestry students coping with Covid

There is no doubt that this pandemic stretched our limits in many ways. Even though forestry is considered essential services,

03rd September 2019

Training initiative supports economic development in rural KZN

The establishment of a training academy at a remote rural village in southern KwaZulu-Natal is set to unlock the human

19th June 2019

Forestry students gather for regional meeting

SARM to see continent’s Forestry students, stakeholders converge at Mandela University in George... The Student Forestry Association from Mandela University

19th June 2019

SAFCA celebrates 30 years

The SA Forestry Contractors Association (SAFCA) is the second oldest association in forestry in South Africa after Forestry South Africa

15th March 2019

MTO’s skills programme turns people on to forestry

A group of young people from eMbonisweni and Hazyview in the White River region of Mpumalanga have recently completed MTO’s

14th August 2018

Advanced forestry valuation course

Stellenbosch University, in collaboration with Margules Groome Consulting from Australia, will present an Advanced Forest Valuation course from 14 to

25th July 2018

Bumper graduation at NMU George

Nelson Mandela University’s graduation season commenced on a high note with a record number of students successfully completing their studies.

19th March 2018

Development of forestry qualifications on track

Forestry Sector and training stakeholders met in Pietermaritzburg in January to review progress in the development of forestry qualifications. The

06th September 2017

International Forestry Students Symposium 2017

International forestry students get an overview of forestry in SA... By Zamadlamini Dlamini, NMU forestry student. Photos by Ambani Tshidzumba,

16th December 2016

Looking to develop your business skills?

A comprehensive business management training programme to be delivered in Piet Retief and Hilton (KwaZulu-Natal) is now open for applications.

02nd November 2016

Biomass harvesting short courses

CMO will be presenting two short courses on ‘Biomass Harvesting for Energy’ in Mpumalanga during November. Two international experts in

19th August 2016

Skills development through wood

This year the Working with Wood Show, held in partnership with the Association of Woodturners South Africa (AWSA), is to

02nd August 2016

NMMU Veldfire Management course going strong

The Higher Certificate in Veldfire Management – the only course of its kind in the country – has been going

linkedin facebook pinterest youtube rss twitter instagram facebook-blank rss-blank linkedin-blank pinterest youtube twitter instagram