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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...

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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.

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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.

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Myths about timber construction: Setting the record straight

15, Aug 2019

While timber construction has a relatively small footprint in South Africa, with its host of environmental & performance benefits, the building material is enjoying increasing popularity & interest among the general public.

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Workshop: Understanding Roof Inspections coming to Cape Town and Johannesburg in October

13, Aug 2019

In an effort to boost skills development in South Africa’s roofing industry, the Institute for Timber Construction South Africa (ITC-SA), the professional body for the engineered timber construction sector, will be hosting...

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Managing a large clean up from start to finish

08, Aug 2019

It has become customary for companies to use service as a marketing tactic, promising to solve their customers’ problems but rarely following through. The Dolphin Bay team invests time and effort in our clients’ operations...

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Concerns and confusion as carbon tax kicks in

06, Aug 2019

The Carbon Tax came into effect on 01 June 2019, amid a flurry of confusion and controversy for the forestry, sawmilling, and timber-treatment industries. "The National Treasury has done this incorrectly," says Michael Peter...

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4IR top of mind at upcoming STEM Conference & Career Expo

01, Aug 2019

As South Africa faces a critical shortage of skills in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), and youth unemployment is at an all-time high, closing this gap has become a vital imperative.

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Small scale timber operations

25, Jul 2019

The South Africa 2017/18 Yearbook estimates that approximately 158 400 people are employed by the forestry industry in South Africa. The timber industry falls within the forestry industry and has different sectors...

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Opportunities in timber value chain in Rwanda and East Africa

25, Jul 2019

In Rwanda, the sourcing of materials for structures, furniture, fuel and the need for arable land are all interlinked, reflecting a complex relationship between the holistic economic value of agricultural and other market pressures.

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