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Local News

First Cut ‘strikes a new arc’ with the local manufacture of Messer welding electrodes
05, Sep 2019

Recently First Cut, South Africa’s foremost distributor and manufacturer of cutting consumables and importer of leading-edge capital equipment for steel processing concluded an agreement with leading...

Cape Construction Expo
29, Aug 2019

The 7th Cape Construction Expo will be taking place from 11 to 12 September 2019 at Sun Exhibits, GrandWest in Cape Town. As the only event dedicated exclusively to the building and construction industry in the Western Cape.

First Cut ‘cuts’ a vibrant new profile in Mpumalanga
22, Aug 2019

First Cut is developing an exciting new profile in the Lowveld at Mbombela (formerly Nelspruit). Their presence builds on the foundation of an existing company, Bremsaw, which is a well-known local saw doctor business.

International News

With more competitive sawlog costs in Germany, the lumber industry has expanded its export sales in 2019
11, Sep 2019

Large volumes of storm and insect damaged trees in Germany have resulted in an oversupply of logs and declining sawlog prices in 2018 and 2019, reports the WRQ. Sawmills have ramped up production, and export sales...

MDF Market in China - Key Insights
11, Sep 2019

IndexBox has just published a new report, the China - MDF - Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends and Insights. Here is a summary of the report's key findings. The revenue of the mdf market in China amounted to $19B...

Wood fiber costs declined for many North American pulpmills during the first half of 2019
10, Sep 2019

Lower prices for pulp, improved weather for logging and healthy production levels at many sawmills in the US were all factors which resulted in lower wood fiber costs in most regions throughout Canada and the US...

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