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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

PEFC endorsement 
good news for SA

The Programme for Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC) has announced its endorsement of the South African Forestry Accreditation Scheme (SAFAS),

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Subscribe or re-subscribe to SA Forestry magazine HERE and you could win a Husqvarna 143R-II brushcutter. The Husqvarna 143R-II brushcutter

1,3 million tonnes paper recycled in 2017

Last year the paper recycling industry along with conscientious consumers and thousands of collectors kept 1,3 million tonnes of paper,

Don’t miss AGFO Expo 2018

Don’t miss the 2018 Agriculture and Forestry Expo (AGFO) which takes place at the Casterbridge Lifestyle Centre in White River,

Forestry Training Indaba

The Forest Industries Training Providers Association will host the 7th Forestry Industry Training Indaba in Pietermaritzburg on 5 October 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

Forest Engineering Summer School

Registrations are now open for the International Forest Engineering Summer School 2018, being held near George from 19 November to

Positive outlook for timber

The timber and forestry industry remains one of the more consistent and better performing commodities in the Agri sector. It

Fire Management Symposium draws fire experts to Southern Cape

The School of Natural Resource Management of the Nelson Mandela University is hosting a Fire Management Symposium at the George

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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