Carbon tax has forestry industry fuming

The Carbon Tax came into effect on 1 June 2019, amid a flurry of confusion and controversy for the forestry,

Bell wins Exporter of the Year award

Bell Equipment won Exporter of the Year Award (Large category; turnover >R200 million) and was runner-up in the Exporter of

Sappi joins PEFC

Sappi has become an International Stake-holder member of the Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC). Said Sappi CEO

SAF Subscription Prize Winner

Congratulations to Stephen Keyser of Rosewood Farm, Eston, winner of the Canon EOS M50 camera in the SA Forestry magazine

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Ingeli Country Show 2019

The annual Ingeli Country Show, hosted by the greater Harding Community, will be held at the Harding Country Club on

Advanced training in response to wildfire mayhem

Silva Forest Services from Sedgefield, South Africa, together with a number of international fire and rescue organisations, is hosting a

Help fight Shot Hole Borer

Shot Hole Borer (PSHB) is embedding itself in South African trees. Take a walk in the forest, check your garden,

SAF subscription prize winner

Congratulations to SA Forestry reader Reg Niebuhr of Schwarzwald Farm, Paulspietersburg who collected his Stihl Advance X-Treem Forestry Harness from

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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

Tracking down tree pests and diseases

Dr Trudy Paap has been appointed to manage the field extension services of the Tree Protection Co-operative programme (TPCP), as well as

Plantation farms on auction

257HA EUCALYPTUS GRANDIS PLANTATION FARM, NELSPRUIT DISTRICT This 257.0325 Ha plantation farm is situated approximately 10km East of Nelspruit along

FSC appoints new Director for Africa

Dr Harrison Ochieng Kojwang has taken over as the new FSC Regional Director for Africa. Harrison is a Kenyan citizen

All systems go for Focus 2019

It’s all systems go for Focus on Forestry 2019, being held at the Ingwenyama Resort, near Nelspruit, Mpumalanga, from 10

R18 hour minimum wage

The implementation of the National Minimum Wage became effective from 1 January 2019.  In terms of forestry (and agricultural) workers,

Husqvarna extends its footprint in Africa

Pietermaritzburg-based Husqvarna South Africa has defied the general corporate trend of trimming its operations. Instead, it has just opened a

Ponsse voted most reputable company in Finland

Ponsse is the most reputable company in Finland in 2018, according to T-Media’s Reputation & Trust survey. Ponsse was evaluated

Three Little Pigs and Climate Change

Wood can play a crucial role in cutting down emissions when replacing more carbon-intensive materials in the construction sector. This

Southern Cape timber industry under pressure

Losses to timber resources and infrastructure resulting from the 2017 and 2018 fires has dealt a hammer blow to the

SA FSC National Forest Stewardship Standard approved

The FSC National Forest Stewardship Standard of South Africa: FSC-STD-ZAF-01-2017 V1-0 Plantation Forestry, All scales of operation EN, was approved

Chainsaw champs

Heinrich Rabe racked up a slew of awards with his Husqvarna chainsaws in the speed cutting competition at the 2nd

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Used skidders for sale

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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