Engineering News | Forest Products http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/forest-products Tue, 17 Jul 2018 03:06:53 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Renewability driving forest and paper industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/renewability-driving-forest-and-paper-industry-2018-03-30 Victor Moolman Forest Products Fri, 30 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0200 481243 1522048526 1522360800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Lack of carton collection reduces recycling processes http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/lack-of-carton-collection-reduces-recycling-processes-2018-03-30 Victor Moolman Forest Products Fri, 30 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0200 481239 1522048526 1522360800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Safety solution provided for contractor at Sappi mill http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/safety-solution-provided-to-contractor-at-sappi-mill-2018-03-30 Victor Moolman Forest Products Fri, 30 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0200 481248 1522048526 1522360800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Paper producer to upgrade Mpumalanga mill http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/paper-producer-to-upgrade-mpumalanga-mill-2018-03-30 Victor Moolman Forest Products Fri, 30 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0200 481232 1522940405 1522360800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000714678_resized_20180316sappi1022.jpg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/73503_2018-03-16_sappi_cg_-_hd_web.mp452768736SAPPI southern Africa CEO Alex Thiel explains what the company is doing and how the paper industry has changed. Camerawork: Nicholas Boyd. Editing: Christo Greyling. SAPPI southern Africa CEO Alex Thiel explains what the company is doing and how the paper industry has changed. Camerawork: Nicholas Boyd. Editing: Christo Greyling. Governance key to boosting intra-Africa timber trade – AfDB report http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/governance-key-to-boosting-intra-africa-timber-trade-afdb-report-2018-03-23 Simone Liedtke AGRICULTURE Fri, 23 Mar 2018 10:21:00 +0200 482021 1521793373 1521793260 99999999999 Mariaan Webb 0 0 New research facility to unlock economic potential of South Africa’s biomass waste http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-research-facility-to-unlock-economic-potential-of-south-africas-biomass-waste-2018-03-20 Shirley le Guern RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT Tue, 20 Mar 2018 16:50:00 +0200 481718 1521558797 1521557400 99999999999 Mariaan Webb 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000715426_resized_bidf121022.jpg Science and Technology Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane and Biorefinery Development Facility group leader Bruce Sithole 511 287 Steinhoff sells part of stake in South Africa's KAP to help cut debt http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/steinhoff-sells-part-of-stake-in-south-africas-kap-to-help-cut-debt-2018-03-14 Reuters M&A Wed, 14 Mar 2018 11:45:00 +0200 481122 1521021019 1521020700 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Trade agreement with the EU a boost for Western Cape exports http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/trade-agreement-with-the-eu-a-boost-for-western-cape-exports-2018-03-01 Kim Cloete TRADE Thu, 01 Mar 2018 17:14:00 +0200 479939 1519976526 1519917240 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 SA pulp and paper group moves to consolidate dissolving pulp leadership http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/pulp-positive-2018-01-31 Anine Kilian PULP & PAPER Fri, 09 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 476805 1517908750 1518127200 99999999999 Terence Creamer 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000705556_resized_pulp.jpg 511 287 Zambia says miners must move 30% cargo by railway http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/zambia-says-miners-must-move-30-cargo-by-railway-2018-01-26 Reuters RAIL Fri, 26 Jan 2018 12:44:00 +0200 476472 1516964031 1516963440 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Balancing rules, safety and certification will be key to drone industry success http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/although-sa-drone-laws-best-in-world-market-potential-stunted-by-slow-certification-2017-12-15 Dylan Slater Unmanned Aviation Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 472933 1513069877 1513288800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000697863_resized_sunrise.jpg 511 287 Brown appoints executives at Denel, Safcol and Alexkor http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/brown-appoints-executives-at-denel-safcol-and-alexkor-2017-10-26 Creamer Media Reporter STATE-OWNED ENTERPRISES Thu, 26 Oct 2017 15:38:00 +0200 469133 1509026129 1509025080 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000687888_resized_zwelakhentshepe410220816duane.jpg Zwelakhe Ntshepe 511 287 Pretoria to host forestry industrialisation conference next month http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/forestry-industrialisation-conference-to-highlight-potential-of-wood-products-in-sa-2017-09-29 Schalk Burger Conferences Fri, 29 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 465206 1506412362 1506636000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 York's FY results negatively affected by raw material supply challenges http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/yorks-fy-results-negatively-affected-by-raw-material-supply-challenges-2017-09-26 Anine Kilian FORESTRY PRODUCTS Tue, 26 Sep 2017 15:43:00 +0200 465894 1506689148 1506433380 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 SA out of recession but growth far from NDP ambitions http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-african-economy-recovers-from-recession-in-q2-2017-09-05 African News Agency ECONOMY Tue, 05 Sep 2017 11:51:00 +0200 463752 1504614931 1504605060 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000676069_resized_economynew.jpeg 511 287 Water department proposes up to 14.6% increase in raw water tariffs for 2018/19 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/water-department-proposes-up-to-146-increase-in-raw-water-tariffs-for-201819-2017-08-25 Mia Breytenbach WATER Fri, 25 Aug 2017 16:14:00 +0200 462813 1503672023 1503670440 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000673995_resized_randwaterwaterpurificationandpumpingstationzuikerboschvereeniging210812duanecopy1022.jpg 511 287 Innovative surfactants enhance firefighting http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/innovative-surfactants-enhance-waters-fire-fighting-potential-2017-08-25 Simone Liedtke Forest Products Fri, 25 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 461435 1503384957 1503612000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000670655_resized_lourensjansenvanrensburg062017icatenvironmentalsolutions1022.jpg LOURENS JANSEN VAN RENSBURG iFire is an ideal water-treatment agent to improve the wetting capability of water which, in turn, enhances its firefighting capability 511 287 Hotel group moves to integrate bamboo products into facilities http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/hotel-group-signs-deal-to-integrate-deforestation-free-sustainable-bamboo-products-into-facilities-2017-08-25 Ilan Solomons GREEN BUILDING Fri, 25 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 461599 1503394148 1503612000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000670998_resized_bamboocharcoal1ecoplanetbamboo010820171022.jpg AIR QUALITY IMPROVER EcoPlanet Bamboo will initially supply Mantis with for use across the group’s hotel rooms to improve the quality of indoor air 511 287 Forestry sector joins forces to mitigate impact of wildfires on plantations http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/forestry-sector-joins-forces-to-mitigate-impact-of-wildfires-on-plantations-2017-07-04 Megan van Wyngaardt AGROPROCESSING Tue, 04 Jul 2017 14:34:00 +0200 457477 1499174469 1499171640 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000661586_resized_sappingodwanamillwoodpaper1310220614duane.jpg 511 287 South African timber industry could become net importer amid supply pressures http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-african-timber-industry-could-become-net-importer-in-mid-term-2017-06-16 David Oliveira TIMBER Fri, 16 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 454388 1497253649 1497564000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Amended Forest Sector Code gazetted http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/amended-forest-sector-code-gazetted-2017-05-02 Natasha Odendaal LEGISLATION Tue, 02 May 2017 12:40:00 +0200 450966 1493722006 1493721600 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Success abounds in paper recycling and recovery http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/success-abounds-in-paper-recycling-and-recovery-2017-03-31 Tasneem Bulbulia Forest Products Fri, 31 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 446604 1490623747 1490911200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Sustainable industry dispels misconceptions http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sustainable-industry-dispels-misconceptions-2017-03-31 Tasneem Bulbulia Forest Products Fri, 31 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 446614 1490623747 1490911200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 York H1 profit dips as revenue rises http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/york-h1-profit-dips-as-revenue-rises-2017-03-16 Natasha Odendaal FINANCIAL RESULTS Thu, 16 Mar 2017 10:24:00 +0200 446639 1489653381 1489652640 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000634431_resized_yorktimberduane.jpg 511 287 Sawmilling sector’s resource shortages need urgent attention http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sawmilling-sectors-resource-shortages-need-urgent-attention-2017-03-03 Creamer Media Reporter SAWMILLING Fri, 03 Mar 2017 10:22:00 +0200 445199 1488531720 1488529320 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Mondi appoints new CEO as Hathorn announces retirement http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mondi-appoints-new-ceo-as-hathorn-announces-retirement-2017-02-01 Creamer Media Reporter PACKAGING AND PAPER Wed, 01 Feb 2017 09:40:00 +0200 441531 1485936015 1485934800 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000622267_resized_davidhathornceomondigroup1022.jpg Outgoing Mondi CEO David Hathorn 511 287 Sappi declares first dividend in 8 years http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sappi-declares-first-dividend-in-eight-years-2016-11-10 Megan van Wyngaardt ECONOMY Thu, 10 Nov 2016 11:01:00 +0200 435016 1478779135 1478768460 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000605509_resized_sappingodwanamillwoodpaper1310220614duane.jpg 511 287 Jacobs Capital, partner invest R300m in recapitalising KZN hardboard manufacturer http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/jacobs-capital-partner-invest-r300m-in-recapitalising-kzn-hardboard-manufacturer-2016-09-26 Shirley le Guern MANUFACTURING Mon, 26 Sep 2016 12:02:00 +0200 429205 1474884336 1474884120 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000591496_resized_masonite58021022.jpg 511 287 Agriculture entrepreneurs innovate to take awards http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/agriculture-entrepreneurs-triumph-at-awards-2016-09-01 Megan van Wyngaardt ECONOMY Thu, 01 Sep 2016 12:43:00 +0200 426287 1472729308 1472726580 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000584332_resized_eoy21022.jpg Agricon owner Johan Eksteen 511 287 Mondi reports solid H1 earnings, despite difficult trading environment http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mondi-reports-solid-h1-earnings-despite-difficult-trading-environment-2016-08-04 Megan van Wyngaardt PAPER & PULP Thu, 04 Aug 2016 16:07:00 +0200 422998 1470319734 1470319620 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 France, South Africa to foster pulp, paper industry relationships http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/france-south-africa-to-foster-paper-pulp-industry-relationships-2016-07-29 Mia Breytenbach PULP & PAPER Fri, 29 Jul 2016 00:00:00 +0200 420449 1469456235 1469743200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000569694_resized_sappingodwanamillwoodpaper30614duanedaws1022.jpg IMPARTING EXPERIENCE Key industry players shared expertise, case studies and solutions at the French South African Technical Symposium for the pulp and paper industry 511 287 Eastern Cape development agencies’ R113m forestry project nets 2 700 ha new afforestation http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eastern-cape-development-agencies-r113m-forestry-project-nets-2-700-ha-new-afforestation-2016-05-09 Creamer Media Reporter FORESTRY Mon, 09 May 2016 14:36:00 +0200 411174 1462798220 1462797360 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000545193_resized_ecdcceobuhledlulanepatmdinginothobilecwecweandecrdceothozigwanya1022.jpg 511 287 CompComm raids particleboard manufacturers in collusion investigation http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/compcomm-raids-particleboard-manufacturers-in-collusion-investigation-2016-03-31 Samantha Herbst LEGISLATION Thu, 31 Mar 2016 12:30:00 +0200 406637 1459436785 1459420200 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000531350_resized_legislationlegallaw110220915duane.jpg 511 287 Contraction of paper industry unlikely despite challenges http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/contraction-for-paper-industry-unlikely-despite-challenges-2016-03-25 Robyn Wilkinson Forest Products Fri, 25 Mar 2016 00:00:00 +0200 403824 1458291430 1458856800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000523309_resized_forestry31022.jpg FORESTRY The paper industry aims to stimulate rural development and improve timber yield through forestry initiatives 511 287 York expects lower H1 earnings http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/york-expects-lower-h1-earnings-2016-02-24 Anine Kilian CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS Wed, 24 Feb 2016 12:23:00 +0200 402359 1456318230 1456309380 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000518932_resized_yorktimberduane.jpeg 511 287 Mindanao to lead Philippine rubber production http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mindanao-to-lead-philippine-rubber-production-2016-02-12 Kimberley Smuts Forest Products Fri, 12 Feb 2016 00:00:00 +0200 399254 1454941508 1455228000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Bayer commits to sustainable farming in S Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/bayer-commits-to-sustainable-farming-in-s-africa-2016-02-04 Anine Kilian AGRICULTURE Thu, 04 Feb 2016 12:56:00 +0200 400080 1454583672 1454583360 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000511882_resized_agriculturefarminggamtooseasterncape210221214duane.jpg 511 287