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Local News

Coping with lengthly shipping delays
20, Nov 2019

When ports that serve as gateways into East Africa become clogged up, importing is a tricky – and very lengthy – business. Many of our customers in the region are experiencing long delays in their imports of CCA.

Dolphin Bay helps to revise Tanzanian national standards
20, Nov 2019

Dolphin Bay has played a key role in helping the Tanzanian Bureau of Standards to update its specifications governing timber preservation. Our representative was part of a group that produced draft standards at a meeting...

ITC-SA reverses dormancy resolution
28, Oct 2019

The Institute for Timber Construction South Africa (ITC-SA) reverses its resolution of dormancy following overwhelming feedback from various quarters of the structural timber industry, the full spectrum of its membership.

International News

Watch a swarm of robots build a timber tower from scratch
21, Nov 2019

Students at the University of Stuttgart in Germany have developed a system of robots that communicate to jointly construct complex timber structures.  Their paper, entitled Distributed Robotic Assembly System...

Housing crisis: Are timber industries the answer?
20, Nov 2019

A new report has highlighted the vital role timber industries can play in helping the government meet its targets for housebuilding. A report launched by the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for the Timber Industries.

Eucalyptus pulplog prices in Brazil have fallen over the past year
19, Nov 2019

Pulpmills in Brazil had some of the lowest wood fiber costs in the world in the 2Q/19, according to the WRQ. Over the past three years Eucalyptus pulplog prices have fallen while the global Hardwood Fiber Price Index (HFPI)

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