DEMARO – Combining vision and precision to create premium tools
2 May, 2016
Facing retrenchment when the international tooling import
company they worked for pulled out of the country, Warren Gamble and Chris
Kostopoulos were determined to swim rather than sink - and have come out the
other side with flying colours.
Savannahian's invention will help logging trucks, forestry industry
19 April, 2016
Phloem, which is a mobile app that McCraw designed to
increase efficiency of both log trucks and mills by allowing improved truck
unloading data for sustainable forestry certifications, took home the winning
spot Tuesday night during the Savannah Startup Day pitch competition. The event was sponsored by the Advanced Technology
Development Center (ATDC)...
Our industry reaches adulthood
12 April, 2016
Our industry has made huge leaps in just a few years and we are now launching the wood treatment sector into its "adulthood".
Contraction of paper industry unlikely despite challenges
5 April, 2016
Despite the difficult economic climate, Paper Manufacturers
Association of South Africa (Pamsa) executive director Jane Molony believes that
it is unlikely that there will be significant contraction in the paper industry
The paper manufacturing
industry has been affected by a number of challenges, including the cost of
electricity and transport, water insecurity and a volatile...
Heartfelt welcome to Usutu
4 April, 2016
Dolphin Bay is delighted to have secured a major supply agreement with Swazi timber company Usutu Forest Products (owned by Montigny) after helping the company to solve serious design challenges at a large treatment plant. Montigny is the largest privately owned, integrated timber company in Southern Africa, owning plantations and sawmills as well as treatment plants...