26th May 2022

Tyre specialist to tree planters

Supa Quick teams up with an environmental NGO to plant trees in indigenous forests, as a contribution to restoration of

06th October 2020

The ‘broken’ Southern Cape timber industry can be fixed

The Southern Cape timber industry – once the pride of the Cape and the cornerstone of the regional economy –

07th August 2014

CMO expands its services in Forestry

The College for Machine Operators, better known in the forestry industry as ‘CMO’, has been restructured and expanded to provide

26th June 2012

NMMU lecturers go walkabout

A group of lecturers in Forestry and Wood Technology from NMMU’s George Campus went on a field trip recently to

26th June 2012

Texas University lecturers and students visit NMMU George

A group of 18 students and two lecturers from the Texas A & M University's Department of Ecosystem Science and

15th June 2012

Saasveld Forestry Association in action

 The Saasveld Forestry Association (SFA) represents 300 Forestry and 26 Wood Technology students of the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University (George

25th April 2012

Many career paths lead to forestry

A career in forestry can take many forms and paths, from business and financial management to marketing, transport and logistics,

25th April 2012

Specialist and short courses

To really get ahead in a forestry career, it is important for people to acquire specialist skills and to become

24th April 2012

NMMU lecturer benefits students and industry

Andrew McEwan, Chairperson of the SAIF and a lecturer in Forest Engineering in the Forestry and Wood Technology programmes at

27th February 2012

Forestry training stakeholders chart the road ahead

The SA Forestry Contractors Association and the Forest Industries Training Providers Association were co-organisers of the second annual Training Indaba

19th December 2011

Sustainable forestry: chasing the unicorn

A successful meeting of the International Forestry Students' Association at Saasveld highlighted issues of sustainability and the need for more

28th October 2011

Creating a culture of safety

Culture is a highly misunderstood and misused word, thus the need for an explanation: culture refers to a set of

14th September 2011

Career letters to the editor

Dear Editor We handed out your Forestry Careers booklet to each teacher who visited us to use for their schools

14th September 2011

Sappi Forests takes forestry to learners

More than 30 000 eager learners attended career days organised by the Mpumalanga Department of Education in the four major

Husband and wife team Nomthandazo Hlombe and Fisokuhle Ngcobo, NCT’s Tree Farmers of the Year 2021, demonstrate how to establish and build a sustainable tree farming operation in faraway Matimatolo, near Kranskop in the KZN midlands. By Samora Chapman. ...

The largest mangrove reforestation project in Africa has been launched by Mozambique’s Ministry of Sea, Inland Waters and Fisheries (MIMAIP) in partnership with Blue Forest, a UAE-based mangrove reforestation specialist. Read more saforestryonline.co.za.

📸 Lake St Lucia, Chris Chapman.
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The National Minimum Wage (NMW) in South Africa for 2022 has been set at R23.19 per hour, which translates to R185.52 for an eight-hour day, and R3 710.40 for a month with 20 working days. This represents a 6.9% increase over the 2021 NMW. Can employers afford it? Link in bio... #forestry #labour
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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... saforestryonline.co.za Link in bio. #trees #wood #forestry #timber #logging #forestryafrica #wattle #snow ...

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