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Local News

South African industry has new Infrastructure opportunities in Sub-Saharan Africa if they take long-term view
10, Aug 2018

In the face of growing international competition in Sub-Saharan Africa, South African-based companies need to take a long-term strategic view of the region and how best to take advantage of the opportunities...

Wikus and First Cut: cutting steel – and costs – with superior band saw blade technology
08, Aug 2018

Since its founding in 1958 in Spangenberg in Germany, Wikus, a world-leading band saw blade manufacturer, has built up an enviable reputation for products which offer maximum precision combined with top quality.

CPD-accredited roof inspector training to boost skills in the construction industry
08, Aug 2018

The Institute for Timber Construction South Africa (ITC-SA), the professional body for the engineered timber construction sector, will be hosting a CPD-accredited Roof Inspector Training Course....

International News

Wood supply has been tight for sawmills and pulpmills in Sweden in 2018
10, Aug 2018

The forest industry in Sweden has been running at high operating rates for over a year, resulting in increased importation of wood raw-material and higher domestic prices for sawlogs and pulplogs...

The US and Canadian Pellet Feedstock Price Indices (PFPI's) increased in early 2018
10, Aug 2018

The pellet feedstock price indices for North America, launched by WRI in 2013, have trended upward in Canada during most of 2017 and early 2018 but declined in the US during the same period.

Tariffs now hit China's woodworking machinery
17, Jul 2018

Tariffs of 25 percent were levied on Chinese-manufactured woodworking machinery and panel processing equipment beginning Friday 6 July. It’s part of a trade battle being waged on several fronts by the Trump Administration.

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