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Investment in three loggers pays dividends

THE delicate balance of investing today to save in the long term certainly holds true for the forward-thinking management of the Timbadola Sawmill, Bell...

Responsible forestry can be part of a plastic pollution solution

WHILE life without plastic might be hard to imagine, there is a renewable, recyclable and sustainable alternative to single-use plastics and many other fossil...

Mandini demo plant produces bioethanol

A PIONEERING solution has been developed to convert cellulose fibre-rich waste from pulp and paper mill operations into ethanol using a specialised fermentation process. Ethanol...

Tugela Mill awarded certification for lignin-based product production

SAPPI Southern Africa has achieved GMP+ Feed Safety Assurance (FSA) 2020 certification for Pelletin, one of its lignin-based products used as an additive in...

Wood treatment specialist drives safety first

THE responsibility of the wood preservation industry to comply with safety standards was recently highlighted during discussions between the South African Wood Preservers Association...

Sustainable practices score global company two ‘A’s

MONDI, a leading global packaging and paper manufacturer, has successfully maintained its top ‘A’ scores for forestry and water security in CDP’s 2023 disclosures....

Local operations contribute to global P&P company’s ‘solid’ results

SAPPI Limited presented results for the quarter ending in December 2023 in early February 2024. Sappi Limited CEO Steve Binnie said that he was...

Date set for premier wood and woodworking expo

WOODEX for Africa 2024, the subcontinent's premier timber trade exhibition, will take place from June 4 to 6 at Gallagher Convention Centre in Midrand....

Forestry initiative scoops coveted CSI award

THE prestigious Trialogue Strategic CSI Award for 2023 was scooped by Sappi Khulisa, the company’s flagship programme for emerging timber farmers. The award celebrates...

Strategic corporate social investment programme wins prestigious accolade

SAPPI Southern Africa has been awarded the Trialogue Strategic CSI Award in recognition of its 40-year-old flagship Khulisa Enterprise Supplier Development programme. The prestigious...

Finance and ESD collab sets new transport venture on the road to prosperity

A KwaZulu-Natal-based transport company received a tremendous boost thanks to an enterprise and supplier development partnership MOU signed in 2022 between Sappi Southern Africa...

Clean-up and investigations start after Richards Bay wood chip fires

THE fires are for all intents and purposes out, NCT posted on a video update this morning, October 11. The timber marketing co-operative has...

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Slurry sucker system puts WWT back on track

DEVELOPED by local pump and dredging expert IPR, the SlurrySucker dredging system recently provided the ideal solution for getting the emergency water dams at...

Straddle carriers enhance container handling safety

AS the wellbeing of workers on site becomes increasingly critical in all sectors, industries that operate container handling equipment are taking a closer look...

Supplier partnership ensures construction contractor’s quality

TAKING an unconventional route into the construction sector, EB Construction’s Ben Wagner has built a solid contracting business that serves residential, commercial and industrial...

Crushing and screening customers supported

IN an environment where crushing and screening operations attach great importance to equipment uptime and productivity, an extensive footprint of 11 Sandvik entities in...