Richmond timber gone missing

‘We want our land back, jobs and economic opportunities’ … a case of timber gone missing at Richmond Municipality. By

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The ‘Beast’ gets muddy

World Cancer Day saw one of our national heroes get downright muddy for all the right reasons. Headlining this year’s

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

New minimum wage: R18.68/hour

The national Minimum Wage for farm workers – including forestry workers – has been increased to R18.68 per hour, which

Chainsaw guru celebrates 42 years' service

There’s nothing that Innocent Sefolo doesn’t know about Husqvarna chainsaws. He has been employed by Husqvarna in Pietermaritzburg for 42

MTO gets behind food gardens initiative

A Community Food Gardens initiative was officially launched in Tsitsikamma by MTO CEO Greg Woodbridge recently, bringing together community members,

Take a walk with 'Humans of the Forests'

PEFC created this cinematic and beautifully crafted short documentary about people who work in certified forests around the world –

Land claim settlement favours landowners

Agri SA is elated about the outcome of the Melmoth land claim case in favour of the landowners. The outcome

FSA updates Environmental Guidelines

Forestry South Africa (FSA) has released the 2019 edition and third revision of the Environmental Guidelines for Commercial Forestry Plantations

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Celebrating all things wood at Knysna Timber Festival 2020

The Knysna Timber Festival will be celebrating its 8th annual showcase of local excellence across the value chain, in the

Predicting the movement of wildfires and prescribed burns

Watch in awe as the US Forest Service executes a massive prescribed burn in Utah’s Fishlake National Forest. The fire

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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

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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,

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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... 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.

#SavithiMulching #forestry #timber #wood #tigercat

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