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Kwanalu: Land Desk Vacancy
21 August, 2019
Kwanalu
The KwaZulu-Natal Agricultural Union (Kwanalu), which represents commercial and emerging farmers, and commodity organisations in KZN, is seeking to employ a young, self-driven and dynamic individual to fulfil a position in a newly created role relating to its Land Desk. read more
Forestry South Africa celebrates women in forestry with its profile series
9 August, 2019
FSA
This month, Forestry South Africa(FSA) is celebrating women in forestry. Over the next few weeks, FSA will benpublishing the stories of 24 women in a series of profiles on www.forestryexplained.co.za. With more than 320 years experience among them in a variety of roles. read more
The spirit of doing business in Africa
8 August, 2019
Dolphin Bay
We live in a world of the quick fix and instant gratification. Yet our industry, by its very nature, requires long-term investment. Forestry companies must plant large tracts of trees and nurture them over decades. Treatment plants must ensure a long-term supply of timber... read more
Concerns and confusion as carbon tax kicks in
6 August, 2019
Dolphin Bay
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 of Forestry South Africa. read more
FSC Chain of Custody Pioneers of Innovation
6 August, 2019
FSC
E&C Charcoal and York Timbers are celebrating over 20 years of FSC CoC certification. Both companies were among the first in Africa, and the world, to obtain this certification. What on Earth could a lump of charcoal and a smooth sheet of plywood have in common. read more
Latest developments regarding expropriation without compensation
1 August, 2019
Agri SA
On Sunday 28 July, the Minister of Agriculture, Land Reform & Rural Development, Thoko Didiza, released the Report produced by the Presidential Advisory Panel on Land Reform and Agriculture to the public. An article that appeared in yesterday's Business Day (29 July 2019) read more
Confirmation on SETA Landscape for the period 1 April 2020 to 31 March 2030
1 August, 2019
FSA
Please find below part 1 of Government Gazette No. 42589, dated 22 July 2019, in which details pertaining to the scope of coverage of SETAs in terms of the Forestry and Forest Products Industries. On 22 August 2018, the Department of Higher Educastion and Training Gazetted a proposal... read more
Evowood (formerly known as Masonite) placed in voluntary liquidation
24 July, 2019
Evowood
Engineered wood producer Evowood (formerly known as Masonite), has been placed in voluntary liquidation by the Companies and Intellectual Property Commission (CIPC). Nkosinathi Nhlangulela, a director of Evowood, confirmed this week that the Estcourt based mill ceased operations. read more
Flaim Trainer U-Tube videos from Skillstrain Distribution
17 July, 2019
Skills Train
Flaim Trainer in Southern Africa offered by SkillsTrain Distribution. read more
Agriculture scores a hit against fracking
16 July, 2019
Agri SA
Agri SA is ecstatic about the decision by the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) in favour of Agri Eastern Cape and other stakeholders, that no fracking shall be allowed for the time being. The SCA found that the current regulations regarding shale gas development... read more

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