Ligna 2019

This year’s Agriculture and Forestry (AGFO) Expo offers significant networking opportunities for the agriculture, forestry and farming sectors, while giving members of the public a chance to enjoy some active, outdoor fun. The AGFO Expo, which takes place at the Casterbridge Lifestyle Centre in White River from 8 to 10 November 2018, this year incorporates […]

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Shot Hole Borer Projects Launched In Forests Of The Southern Cape

During the past week, Prof. Wilhelm de Beer of FABI and Prof. Francois Roets from Stellenbosch University, visited the southern Cape to launch two research projects on the impact of the Polyphagous Shot Hole Borer (PSHB) on native trees in the area. It was discovered last year that the beetle and its fungus infest native trees in the gardens of George […]

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INTERPRINT: “Why we need to make changes”

Up to now, the leading décor printing company Interprint, has presented the industry’s latest trends and developments in a format known as ‘Furniture Days’. This however is no more, as in 2018, the team introduced the HUB Interior Festival With the new Interior Festival, along with over 600 guests from 250 companies, Interprint presented the […]

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Focus on Forestry 2019

Intro Registrations are now open for Focus on Forestry 2019, being held at the Ingwenyama Resort, situated between Nelspruit and Mbombela (White River), taking place from 10 to 12 April 2019. Focus on Forestry is organised by CMO, Nelson Mandela University and Forestry South Africa. As per tradition, Focus is concentrated on forest managers and contractors, although […]

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World’s most comfortable shoe now made from South African tree fibres

Allbirds, the footwear-maker of choice among tech workers in Silicon Valley and self-proclaimed makers of the world’s most comfortable shoe, turned to South Africa for its latest product. The $95 (roughly R1,100) Tree Runners were released by Allbirds on Thursday. It uses eucalyptus fibres sourced from South African farms to create a “light and breezy” running […]

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Stanley Black & Decker moves into its stylish new South African home

fter seven years back in South Africa, one-tool company Stanley Black & Decker is confirming its place in the high-end tooling trade with a move to a permanent new home in Gosforth Park, Germiston, Johannesburg. The trendy new space located at 10 Silverstone Street at Raceway Industrial Park acts as the new regional distribution warehouse […]

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Global machine market responding to increased business confidence

The signs are all around us. The global economy is slowly but surely responding to more favourable conditions and increased business confidence in the last year. This is clearly visible if one looks at the figures achieved by the Italian machine manufacturing market in 2017. The Italian Woodworking Machinery and Tools Manufacturers’ Association (Acimall) has, during a recent […]

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