Stock market booms leave real economies behind
29 May, 2021
Reading the financial news leaves many
of us confused about the true state of our
local and the global economy and what to
expect in future.
On the one hand, ongoing massive
stimulus packages indicate that major
economies as well as those in emerging
markets are still in a quagmire.
Don't Ignore the Fire Regulations
25 May, 2021
It is important to note that the ITC-SA does not
make the regulations governing
timber construction in South Africa. Erik Söderlund,
General Manager of
the Institute explains that the objective of the organisation is
to promote and
protect the industry, all
stakeholders and the general public.
Patel says vision for R200bn in additional localisation has top-level corporate backing
24 May, 2021
Industry and Competition Minister Ebrahim Patel announced that anaccord had been reached at the National Economic Development and
Labour Council (Nedlac) to drive progressive localisation of up to
R200-billion of additional production over a five-year period.
Sappi managing biodiversity through protection of high value conservation areas
22 May, 2021
On the United Nation's International Day of
Biodiversity, celebrated on 22 May every year, the global community is called to re-examine its
relationship to the natural world. In
South Africa, where Sappi is one of the country's major landowners, the company
is proud to lay claim to this year's theme.
Scaling up tree nurseries is key to unlocking U.S. reforestation potential: Study
18 May, 2021
Restoring forests in areas where they once stood is an important step
toward halting climate change. It helps to ensure a host of other
environmental services, too, like provision of clean air and water. But
without significantly increased investment in tree nursery
International Conference on Forest Education
18 May, 2021
us for the International Conference on Forest Education, an important
event focused on forest education and knowledge at all levels. Marking
the culmination of more than a year
of effort involving international and regional partners to assess the
status and needs of forest education.
Sappi continues recovery in results for second financial quarter 2021
6 May, 2021
on the group's results, Sappi Chief Executive Officer Steve
Binnie said: "I am pleased with the steady recovery from the
ongoing challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic. EBITDA
continued to improve quarter-on-quarter from a low of US$26m
in our third quarter of 2020.
Research Associate Announcement
4 May, 2021
The ICFR is pleased to announce
the appointment of Prof Keith Little (Nelson Mandela University) and Prof Brett
Hurley (Forestry Agricultural Biotechnology Institute) as ICFR Research
Associates in recognition of their ongoing contribution to the work of the ICFR