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Privatisation comes to African Ports

Privatisation comes to African Ports Operations at Africa’s ports are becoming increasingly privatised, a move that many commentators hope will bring increasingly better efficiencies. This …

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PSP Timbers: The power of family

PSP Timbers: The power of family The South African timber treatment trade often feels like an extended family, where everybody knows everybody else and competitors …

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Commissioning our Sabie Factory

Dolphin Bay commissioned its second fully automated factory, in Sabie, just two weeks ago. And what an experience it was! The installation process was like …

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Understanding (and operating) in a weird economy

The economy is weird. We don’t say that lightly: economists and commentators from the New York Times to the Washington Post have used the same word – weird – to describe …

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Forward-thinking Komaza partners with Dolphin Bay

Our new client Komaza is the latest signatory to the Dolphin Bay Quality Pledge – and the Kenyan company sees the pledge as confirmation that …

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Welcome to our modern, automated Sabie Factory

Welcome to our modern, automated Sabie Factory

The modernisation of our Sabie factory is close to complete. This is another substantial capital investment, following the modernisation of our Mossel Bay factory. “It …

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“Bending Over Backwards” For Miro's Upgrade

“Bending Over Backwards” For Miro’s Upgrade

Dolphin Bay upgraded Miro Forestry and Timber’s treatment plant in Sierra Leone last month, “bending over backwards” to make sure it was the best possible …

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Business must rekindle its can do spirit

Business must rekindle its can-do spirit

Stand against pessimism There is a growing current of pessimism and cynicism among South African businesspeople. We mustn’t let it develop any further. It is …

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Drawing on Our History of Resilience

Drawing on Our History of Resilience

A rocky ride  Dolphin Bay continued on its growth trajectory this year, gaining several new customers and increasing our sales volumes. We attribute this growth …

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Weathering the Port Strike

Weathering the Port Strike

Dolphin Bay’s forward planning protected us from the shipping delays that affected many companies when Transnet workers in South Africa went on a two-week strike …

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Rich Veins of Growth

Dolphin Bay was encouraged to see rich veins of growth for our industry this year through infrastructure development in some African countries, agricultural development and …

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Illegal treaters “fearless” as authorities turn blind eye

The illegal treatment industry in South Africa is becoming increasingly bold, stealing drums of CCA in broad daylight and even starting to conduct armed robberies, …

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Dolphin Bay adds copper azole to product range

Dolphin Bay has added copper azole to its range of wood preservative products, offering customers an even broader choice and increasing their opportunities to export. …

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How African plants could increase output by 30 percent

Wood treatment processing plants across Africa can increase their efficiency – and turnover – by 30% or more, by implementing a cost-effective modification. In much …

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The spirit of doing business in Africa

The spirit of doing business in Africa

Embracing Contradictions  We live in a world of the quick fix and instant gratification. Yet our industry, by its very nature, requires long-term investment. Forestry …

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Supply Agreement with Green Resources

Dolphin Bay has signed a three-year sole-supplier agreement with the Norway-based Green Resources AS group, cementing a long-standing relationship. We have been supplying Green Resources’ …

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South African GDP "much higher than reported"

South African GDP “much higher than reported”

The government is underestimating South Africa’s gross domestic product (GDP) by at least 10%, or as much as 20%. This means that our GDP, the …

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Sans Consolidated and Simplified

Our industry has been consolidating, simplifying, and updating the specifications governing wood treatment, in a massive undertaking expected to be finished by the end of …

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Increased challenges created by illegal timber treaters

Illegal timber treaters are becoming increasingly blatant and fearless, even advertising their poles on social media, as the authorities continue to fail to take action …

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Government should harness business skills to aid a turn around

Government should harness business skills to aid a turn around

It is vital that government sees private business, with its good management skills, as a friend and not an enemy, in order to address the …

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"Vital source of hope" for SA

“Vital source of hope” for SA

There is a large dose of weariness in our society, but the majority of South Africans are peace-loving and rational, and our economy is resourceful …

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Concerns and confusion as carbon tax kicks in

Concerns and confusion as carbon tax kicks in

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 …

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Shining light on our economy

Shining light on our economy

In this story, leading economist Dr Azar Jammine, Director and Chief Economist of Econometrix, gives the Dolphin Bay Brief insights into the major factors that …

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Forestry: A Climate Friendly Industry

Forestry: A Climate Friendly Industry

Forestry is a carbon-neutral industry and the International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) – the body of scientists who are leading the world’s assessment of …

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