Forestry South Africa Magazine - Issue one
22 February, 2021
is a six-issue
Found on the
the Sector, as
Meet the Women in Forestry Research
18 February, 2021
In celebration of the International
Day of Women and Girls in Science, Forestry South Africa (FSA) shines a
spotlight upon the Women in Forestry Research. Meet eighteen women, from across the Forestry Industry and its research partners, who represent
the growing body of female scientists.
The Industrial Development Corporation (“IDC”) is offering assistance to companies that are in distress.
17 February, 2021
Africa, and to
National Minimum Wage increased to R21.69 per hour
10 February, 2021
The National Minimum Wage (NMW) will increase to R21.69 per hour from 1 March. The 93c increment was announced by Employment and Labour Minister, Thulas Nxesi, on Tuesday.
Experiential Training for NMU Saasveld Students
9 February, 2021
is that time of the year when our second year forestry
students at NMU Saasveld are starting their full year
compulsory experiential training. As expected, Covid and the
associated impact it has had on our sector has affected the
placement of students.
Celebrate women in the industry!
9 February, 2021
Featuring some of the biggest influencers
in the Canadian forest products sector as
well as women who have trailblazed in
their careers, the FREE Women in Forestry
Virtual Summit offers a live panel
discussion, presentations and on-demand
Business relationship mutually beneficial
3 February, 2021
The international partnership between sawmill technology supplier Newsaw
and Italy-based biomass boilers and heating solutions provider
Uniconfort has resulted in power solutions, power independence and
cost-effective maintenance for boiler plants in Africa.
Celebrating Wetlands in South Africa and their contribution to water resource management
2 February, 2021
To gain some perspective on this important water source and the role
played by the forestry industry in South Africa, and more specifically
by Mondi South Africa (Pty) Ltd, we at Forestry Stewardship Council ®
Southern Africa spent some time in conversation with Dr David Lindley
Sappi secures sustainable forest certification in South Africa
1 February, 2021
Wood-fibre products company Sappi has achieved the Programme for the
Endorsement of Forest Certification- (PEFC-) endorsed Sustainable
African Forest Assurance Scheme (Safas) certification in South Africa. The Safas project was a successful collaboration between Sappi