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Laser power first: First Cut delivers first fibre laser ever imported to Zimbabwe for customer Sawpower

14, Dec 2018

The delivery of a Bystronic Bysprint 3015 by First Cut to its customer Sawpower in Zimbabwe, was a milestone moment for both the customer and the country. In a major technological advance...

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Letter to the CEO Ms. Felleng Yende

14, Dec 2018

Letter of Congratulations to the CEO on her Appointment as Chief Executive Officer of the FP&M SETA. Below is a letter received from the FP&M related to the above.

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Unauthorised use of ITC-SA logo strongly discouraged

13, Dec 2018

It has come to the attention of the Institute for Timber Construction South Africa (ITC-SA), South Africa's professional body for the engineered timber construction sector, that its trademark and logo have been used...

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Southern Cape forest fires pose serious risk to sustainability of regional timber industry

13, Dec 2018

A total of 7 643 hectares of predominantly pine plantations belonging to private timber growers in the Southern Cape region have either been totally or partially destroyed in the fires that raged in the Outeniqua...

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CPD-accredited Roof Inspection Training kicks off in May 2019

11, Dec 2018

The Institute for Timber Construction South Africa (ITC-SA), South Africa’s professional body for the engineered timber construction sector, will be kicking off the year’s CPD-accredited Roof Inspection...

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Calling all teachers: Show our forests some love and win a trip to Rome!

05, Dec 2018

Trees are very important as they provide our planet with essential environmental services while also giving us jobs, products and fun. To celebrate the many fantastic things about forests.

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First Cut's Bystronic fibre lasers assist National Stainless Steel Centre in the provision of precision, ‘stainless’ service to customers

28, Nov 2018

In challenging economic times, entrepreneurial flair, innovative technology investment and optimising productivity ensure ahead-of-the-curve success. This is very much the case with one of South Africa's...

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Shipping: Insights and Solutions

22, Nov 2018

There is widespread concern about the effect that shipping delays at Dar Es Salaam’s port could have on the production of treated timber in East Africa. Dolphin Bay understands these frustrations.

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Annual loss of R285-M in sawn timber

16, Nov 2018

Michael Peter, executive director of Forestry South Africa, said the extent of damage to plantations caused by the current fires must still be assessed. Peter said in last year's fires in the Southern Cape, 17 600 hectares...

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Timber poachers fined

26, Oct 2018

AT  least 26 people from Chipinge district last week paid a cumulative $2 800 in fines for breaching the Forests Act. The 26 offenders were nabbed during an operation code-named Osalama...

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