23rd August 2021

STIHL bounces back

It’s a month since the unrest that saw the STIHL SA head office and its warehouse in Pietermaritzburg being totally

17th August 2021

23 060 trees planted by hand in 24 hours

A 22-year-old Canadian tree planter, Antoine Moses, has set a new world record for planting 23,060 trees by hand in

11th August 2021

CMO to market certified forest products via global trading platform

The South African-based CMO Group has secured investment from venture capital fund E4E Africa to grow its forest-based operations and establish

10th August 2021

AfrEquip moves to new premises

South African-based forestry equipment supplier AfrEquip has relocated their head office to a bigger, new facility in Pietermaritzburg. “Over the

06th August 2021

Remembering Benno Krieg

Yet another prominent figure in the forestry industry - Benno Krieg – has passed away as a result of Covid-19.

05th August 2021

Tribute to Piet van Zyl, CEO of York Timbers

Pieter “Piet” van Zyl, who passed away from Covid-19 on 17 July 2021, was CEO of solid wood products group

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

29th July 2021

BIG trees have fallen

By Chris Chapman The passing of three forestry icons within days of each other has rocked the South African forestry

21st July 2021

STIHL pledges support for subsidiary in South Africa

Safety of staff is the company’s top priority as STIHL pledges to rebuild buildings damaged by looters during the recent

09th July 2021

Illegally treated timber seized

Arch Wood Protection South Africa has praised the National Regulator for Compulsory Specification (NRCS) for seizing R1 million worth of

31st May 2021

SNOW WARNING!

With the onset of what promises to be a cold winter, this photo provides a timely reminder of what happens

02nd April 2021

Bell launches pre-owned equipment website

Bell pre-owned equipment can now be shopped online thanks to the launch of a dedicated global website, pre-owned.bellequipment.com, which is

01st April 2021

CHEP expands its forestry portfolio in SA

CHEP, one of the world’s leading sustainable logistics businesses, has expanded its forestry portfolio in South Africa to 18 pine

26th February 2021

16.1% minimum wage increase for forestry workers

The National Minimum Wage for farm workers – including forestry workers – has been set at R 21.69 per hour,

25th February 2021

John Deere unveils powerful, new bogie skidder

John Deere has expanded its skidder lineup with the release of the new 768L-II Bogie Skidder, a purpose-built machine designed

22nd February 2021

Historic wine estate unveils new arboretum

Vergelegen, the 321-year-old Somerset West wine estate, has unveiled plans to develop a 54 hectare botanical garden devoted to trees.

25th January 2021

Moveable bridge shortens long haul distance

New Zealand-based forestry company Juken NZ Ltd (JNL) has commissioned two moveable bridges that can be relocated to multiple harvest

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

25th November 2020

Subscribe to the SA Forestry 2021 Annual for just R175

Dear SA Forestry Readers, SA Forestry magazine – like most other businesses – has had to adapt to the new

25th November 2020

SA Forestry goes digital from 2021!

Download the final edition of SA forestry magazine for free or view the magazine online in the flipbook at the

25th November 2020

High profile delegation visits Sappi Saiccor Vulindlela expansion project

The Sappi Saiccor mill situated in Umkomaas, KwaZulu-Natal hosted a high-level delegation from the office of the outgoing MEC for

25th November 2020

Sounds of the Forest

Timber Festival (UK) has commissioned cutting edge musicians Erland Cooper, Hinako Omori and Jason Singh to create new music using

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

18th November 2020

Can the Forest Sector Masterplan turn the tide?

The Forestry Sector has a high level masterplan in place that is poised to revitalise the entire value chain, as

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