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SA kept 3.9 million cubic metres of paper out of landfill in 2018
19 September, 2019
PAMSA
In 2018, South Africa recovered 1.285 million tonnes of recyclable paper products, putting the country's paper recovery rate at 71.7%. This is according to Anele Sololo, general manager of the country's paper recycling association, RecyclePaperZA. read more
South African Forestry Sector Makes Chainsaw Training Safer With Virtual Reality
11 September, 2019
FSA
In a world first, trainee chainsaw operators will soon be able to use a virtual reality (VR) application to test their theoretical knowledge and hone their skill in a simulated timber plantation. Developed by Forestry South Africa (FSA), the Fibre Processing and Manufacturing Sector Education. read more
Forestry South Africa launches new infographic for Arbor Month
4 September, 2019
Forestry South Africa
New infographic shows how forestry plays a role in sustaining the planet, its people and their prosperity read more
Registration of Higher Education Qualifications on the National Qualifications Framework
2 September, 2019
Nelson Mandela University
The Advanced Diploma Forestry and Advanced Diploma Wood Technology have been accepted and are now on the NMU system. test read more
PSHB in the media
27 August, 2019
FABI
You might have seen the following and similar articles in the news or on social media, Finally A solution to get rid of the beetle that is killing SA's trees. A more accurate representation of our views are presented in the TimesLive article read more
Kwanalu: Land Desk Vacancy
21 August, 2019
Kwanalu
The KwaZulu-Natal Agricultural Union (Kwanalu), which represents commercial and emerging farmers, and commodity organisations in KZN, is seeking to employ a young, self-driven and dynamic individual to fulfil a position in a newly created role relating to its Land Desk. read more
Forestry South Africa celebrates women in forestry with its profile series
9 August, 2019
FSA
This month, Forestry South Africa(FSA) is celebrating women in forestry. Over the next few weeks, FSA will benpublishing the stories of 24 women in a series of profiles on www.forestryexplained.co.za. With more than 320 years experience among them in a variety of roles. read more
The spirit of doing business in Africa
8 August, 2019
Dolphin Bay
We live in a world of the quick fix and instant gratification. Yet our industry, by its very nature, requires long-term investment. Forestry companies must plant large tracts of trees and nurture them over decades. Treatment plants must ensure a long-term supply of timber... read more
Concerns and confusion as carbon tax kicks in
6 August, 2019
Dolphin Bay
The Carbon Tax came into effect on 01 June 2019, amid a flurry of confusion and controversy for the forestry, sawmilling, and timber-treatment industries. "The National Treasury has done this incorrectly," says Michael Peter of Forestry South Africa. read more
FSC Chain of Custody Pioneers of Innovation
6 August, 2019
FSC
E&C Charcoal and York Timbers are celebrating over 20 years of FSC CoC certification. Both companies were among the first in Africa, and the world, to obtain this certification. What on Earth could a lump of charcoal and a smooth sheet of plywood have in common. read more

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