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FSA Office Christmas Shutdown
18 December, 2017
Forestry South Africa
FSA office closure dates- Friday 22 December to Tuesday 9 Janaury 2018 read more
Those who grow alone, die alone: why transformation is strategic for the MTO Group
14 December, 2017
MTO
At a time where other businesses are drawing down shutters and withdrawing where they can, the MTO Group... read more
New release from Skillstrain Wildland and Swift Water coming 2018
13 December, 2017
Skillstrain distribution
Water rescue and wildland firefighter courses from Skills Distribution available from January 2018. read more
International Newsview all
UK announces coast to coast forest
UK's Prime Minister Theresa May has announced plans for a new Northern Forest as part of the Government's... read more
China to create new forests covering area size of Ireland: China Daily
China will plant new forests covering an area roughly the size of Ireland this year as it aims to increase... read more
China sets forestry development goals for 2050
China's forestry authority has made a plan to boost the domestic forestry industry and increase its forest... read more
Global sawlog prices were higher throughout the world in the 3Q/17 and are likely to trend upward
The Global Sawlog Price Index (GSPI) was up 5.1% from the 2Q/17 to the 3Q/17, with the biggest price... read more
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Transportview all
Rand Drives Fuel Down
17 January, 2018
Rand Drives Fuel Down
Fuel prices are set for a hefty drop after the Rand's strong performance against the US dollar,... read more
Nokian Heavy Tyres to increase its production capacity by 50%, investing EUR 70 million in Nokia
17 January, 2018
Nokian tyres
Nokian Heavy Tyres Ltd, part of the Nokian Tyres group, is increasing its production capacity... read more
New battery system provides better driver comfort and more reliable starts
17 January, 2018
UD Trucks
Volvo Trucks is introducing a new battery system for Volvo FH and Volvo FM, which provides... read more
Forest Engineeringview all
HPE Africa and HinTech Manufacturing Convert Hyundai R220LC-9S Excavator for Logging Operations
16 January, 2018
Hintech
Zama Forestry Services has invested in a tracked Hyundai R220LC-9S... read more
John Deere Introduces Popular Intelligent Boom Control to Harvesters as a Category-First
16 January, 2018
John Deere
As of today John Deere now offers Intelligent Boom Control(IBC) on its... read more
Tigercat releases E-Series 855
16 January, 2018
Tigercat
Tigercat continues to evolve the purpose-built 855 forestry carrier platform... read more
Value Addingview all
Cascade utilisation is also positive for wood
17 January, 2018
Cascade utilisation is also positive for wood
Another ten years - that is approximately how long sustainable forestry will be able to satisfy... read more
Biomass shows promise for indirect industry growth
16 January, 2018
biomass
The South African manufacturing industries are taking big steps in adopting innovative models... read more
2018 Lumber Outlook
16 January, 2018
Lumber outlook
After the currency-driven global lumber price slump in 2015, market demand and prices both... read more
Environmentview all
Why ‘sustainable forest management’ does not make wood a good climate alternative to fossil fuels
17 January, 2018
Why ‘sustainable forest management’ does not make wood a good climate alternative to fossil fuels
Net forest growth is now holding down the rate of climate change, making forests an invaluable... read more
As ash borer barrels through North American forests, scientists and tribes team up to make a stand
16 January, 2018
Ash Borer
When Butch Jacobs steps into the woods in search of basket making materials, he does not have a... read more
Threats to Congo peat forests put people, wildlife and climate goals at risk
16 January, 2018
Threats to congo
Looming potential infrastructure projects pose a serious threat to the forested peatlands of... read more
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