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Andrew King to be appointed Mondi Group Chief Executive Officer
20 February, 2020
Mondi
Mondi plc (Mondi or the Group) announces that Andrew King, Group Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and a director of Mondi plc, will be appointed as Group Chief Executive Officer (CEO) with effect from 1 April 2020. Andrew will succeed Peter Oswald. read more
Forestry and Forest Products Industry Outlook for 2020
10 February, 2020
Forestry South Africa
The South African economy has significantly underperformed its peers for at least a decade. Low GDP growth rates, increasing unemployment, low levels of investment, burgeoning Government debt, the fall out from the State Capture project and the increasing likelihood of a further ratings downgrade.. read more
10th Wood Conference
10 February, 2020
10th Wood Conference
The first WOOD CONFERENCE took place in 2010 and saw a modest attendance of 70 local and international delegates. After nine years of positive reactions the success story of the WOOD CONFERENCE continues the 26 February 2020 at the CTICC, Cape Town. read more
A call for compliant wood-packaging material in international trade
4 February, 2020
A call for compliant wood-packaging material in international trade
In the context of ensuring fair and safe trade as well as observing the International Year of Plant Health 2020, the Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development (DALRRD) is making a clarion call to the exporters, importers and all other role players involved... read more
Plan now to get to Knysna for new look Timber Festival
31 January, 2020
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Knysna - the destination you come to when you're looking for rare, bespoke, hand-crafted furniture - will hold its annual showcase of timbercraft during the 8th Knysna Timber Festival, which will take place in March, 2020. The Festival programme will include the launch of a new brand identity for Knysna Timber read more
FSCĀ® - a valuable tool for implementing the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals
30 January, 2020
FSC
The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development Goals, also referred to as the Sustainable Development Goals are a universal commitment to ending poverty, protecting the planet and ensuring human well-being. At the core of this agenda are 17 Goals with 169 targets. read more
Forestry South Africa launches new corporate website
29 January, 2020
FSA
Forestry South Africa (FSA) has launched a new corporate website. FSA, the country's largest forestry organisation representing timber growers, has enhanced its web presence under www.forestrysouthafrica.co.za. read more
Secure your space now for the 6th edition of WoodEX for Africa
16 January, 2020
WoodEX for Africa 2020
WoodEX for Africa, long established as the gateway to Africa's timber trade, is presenting the ultimate machinery, tools and supplies gathering in Africa in 2020. read more
Travel treasure troves in the trees
10 December, 2019
Forestry South Africa
Let Forestry South Africa's recreational map help you plan your breaks in 2020. South Africa is home to 1.2 million hectares of sustainably managed commercial timber plantations. As the source of a number of everyday products, these plantations are also home to the unexpected. read more
Amendment of Section 25 and Expropriation Bill
10 December, 2019
Forestry South Africa
Expropriation Bill together with notes drafted by Annelise Crosby of Agri SA on the Nedlac meeting to discuss the Bill held on 5 December 2019. read more