Associations express need for collaboration and coordination after Cape forest fires

Following a recent meeting with the forestry and sawmilling stakeholders in the fire-ravaged Southern and Eastern Cape areas, Forestry South Africa (FSA) and Sawmilling South Africa (SSA) have emphasised the need for intensive collaboration and careful coordination between government and industry during the recovery operations. The two associations, the government departments of Agriculture, Forestry and […]

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National Building Regulations workshop to focus on roofing

The Institute for Timber Construction South Africa (ITC-SA), SAQA-registered Professional Body for the engineered timber construction industry, will be hosting a free CPD-accredited workshop in Pietermaritzburg on the 31st of August with the assistance of the South African Local Government Association (SALGA) on the practical and legal aspects of the National Building Regulations with specific reference […]

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Visit the annual Agriculture and Forestry Expo (AGFO)

The annual Agriculture and Forestry Expo (AGFO) 2017 takes place at the Casterbridge Lifestyle Centre in White River, Mpumalanga, from 14 to 16 September 2017. The AGFO Expo, the preferred trade platform for the agriculture and forestry sectors, proved extremely successful last year and, with the number of sponsors and exhibitors that have already come […]

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Invitation to comment on SA National Forestry Certification standard

South Africa is in the process of developing a South African National Forestry Certification standard as part of the South African Forestry Assurance Scheme (SAFAS), which will seek endorsement by the Programme for Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC).  This standard is based on the National Principles, Criteria, Indicators and Standards Framework (PCI&S). Interested parties are […]

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