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Taking a stand for timber construction during COVID-19

29, May 2020

The ITC-SA, the SAQA has taken several exceptional steps in supporting not only its membership, but the timber construction industry at large, as the country transitions to Level 3 of lockdown.

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Health and safety burden shifts onto firms as Level 3 opens way for big resumption of economic activity

28, May 2020

Under Level 3, most industries, from sawmilling and construction to manufacturing and retail, would be allowed to resume, with only a handful of activities still deemed too risky, owing to the difficulty of enforcing physical distancing.

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Everising and First Cut: a cutting-edge partnership delivering premium equipment, consumables and technical support to South African steel fabricators

27, May 2020

When one is striving to stay on the cutting-edge in a fabrication or manufacturing environment, getting the balance right between high-performance equipment, consumables and the accompanying technical support is crucial.

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Guidance on vulnerable employees and workplace accommodation in relation to COVID-19

26, May 2020

This document aims to provide guidance to evaluate and manage vulnerable employees in the context of the current SARS-CoV-2 pandemic as mentioned in the Regulations issued in terms of section 27(2) of the Disaster Management Act, 2002.

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First Cut: sharpening the SA supply chain with ‘proudly local’ blades and welding electrodes manufacturing

15, May 2020

As SA industry returns to work under the current Covid-19 national lockdown, companies are carefully considering how to safely optimise performance, recover lost revenue and preserve jobs.

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Submission to Government - Sector Framework: COVID-19 Risk-adjusted Strategy

10, May 2020

This submission is to urgently bring to the attention the supply/value chain associated with forestry products and to ensure that forestry, along with its downstream industries all exist in the same level of the COVID-19 Risk-adjusted Strategy.

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Pre-order your Rhino 500 Band Saw Now!

07, May 2020

Yes, Rhino has listened to its customers and is bringing a smaller band saw to market. The Rhino 500 can cut logs with a diameter of 600mm. It is powered by a 14Hp Kohler petrol engine or 7,5kW electric motor.

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Newly Launched Tamtron Timber Scale

06, May 2020

The new Tamtron Once Timber Scale specifically developed for the forestry, saw milling industry and timber truckers to increase productivity by weighing loads accurately and reliably during the lift.

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Relief For Construction Industry Available

01, May 2020

The sudden announcement of the lockdown by President Ramaphosa understandably raised serious and immediate concerns in the building industry.

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Timber industry offers its resources and solutions to Government for housing and isolation units

01, May 2020

SSA and the ITC-SA have offered the South African Government their combined resources, skills and expertise as part of their sector’s response to the Covid-19 pandemic.

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