Apr 30

QUANTUM FIELDS – THE POWER OF INFLUENCE

We live, move and work within invisible seas of energy called quantum fields. These fields are the substance of our universe at the most fundamental level that scientists have yet been able to perceive and understand – a level more detailed than that of protons, neutrons and electrons. In our... read more →
Apr 30

PLAN FOR LONGER SHIPPING LEAD TIMES

The storm damage that the port of Durban suffered in October last year, along with mounting inefficiencies at all South African ports, has resulted in even longer shipping lead times than previously. Several shipping companies are now avoiding Durban where possible, travelling instead from Cape Town and Port Elizabeth via... read more →
Apr 30

CUSTOMERS WELL PREPARED AS INSPECTOR VISIT

Most of our clients were well-prepared and could respond in a professional and confident manner when inspectors from the Department of Environmental Affairs began visiting their plants earlier this year. Dolphin Bay has helped many customers with several services to ensure their environmental compliance, including consultants’ assessments, environmental management plans,... read more →
Apr 30

FOR ADEQUATE RETENTION, TEST POLE DENSITY

To ensure adequate retention, it is important for you to know the sapwood and heartwood content of your poles, especially if you treat eucalyptus. This can be done by using a heartwood indicator. Over-treatment is an unnecessary expense and under-treatment could result in your poles being rejected by your customer.... read more →
Feb 28

OUR BEST WISHES FOR 2018

What a positive start we have had to 2018! Dramatic changes have taken place in South Africa over the past two months, to the extent that we now have a new political landscape – and a fresh sense of optimism. Investor funds are flowing into South Africa, the international markets... read more →
Feb 28

Investor funds are flowing into South Africa

OUR BEST WISHES FOR 2018 What a positive start we have had to 2018! Dramatic changes have taken place in South Africa over the past two months, to the extent that we now have a new political landscape – and a fresh sense of optimism. Investor funds are flowing into... read more →
Dec 12

THE THREE BRANCHES OF GROWTH: WORD FROM MARLIZE

Our Chief Financial Officer, Marlize Jacobs, points out that there are three aspects to growth: business growth, mental and spiritual growth, and growth in value. “I think Dolphin Bay did extremely well in retaining its valued customers and gaining exciting new business, to grow our business,” she says. “We faced... read more →
Dec 12

THE YEAR IN REVIEW

This year has been a challenging one for all of us. Nonetheless, we have seen increasing innovation within our industry, along with several positive developments that are leap-frogging the sector into an era of far greater sustainability. In this story, we will give a bird’s-eye view of developments within the... read more →
Nov 30

VISIT OUR QUALITY PLEDGE WEBSITE

Dolphin Bay has set up a Quality Pledge website, providing easy access to all the information you may need about our quality assurance programme. The user-friendly website, www.qualitypledge.co.za, outlines the six principles constituting the pledge and the process that follows your signature. It also provides a flow diagram outlining the... read more →
Nov 30

KHULANI PRAISES ‘USER-FRIENDLY, PRECISE AND TIME-SAVING” QUADRA

Quadra is a user-friendly digital treatment book requiring minimal input. It allows timber treaters to make precise calculations, store data safely and transfer it instantaneously. It also leaves managers with “more time to manage their operations”. This is some of the praise for the Dolphin Bay system from Khulani Timber... read more →