Nov 20
forestry a climate friendly industry

FORESTRY: A CLIMATE-FRIENDLY INDUSTRY

Forestry is a carbon-neutral industry and the International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) – the body of scientists who are leading the world’s assessment of the climate change challenge – advises countries to extend their total area under afforestation. In its Fifth Assessment Report, which is its latest, the IPCC... read more →
Nov 20
MSC Nicole shipping delays

SHIPPING: INSIGHTS AND SOLUTIONS

There is widespread concern about the effect that shipping delays at Dar Es Salaam’s port could have on the production of treated timber in East Africa. Dolphin Bay understands these frustrations. In this story, we describe developments at Dar Es Salaam and advise on how best to address the challenges.... read more →
Nov 20
MTO, timber treatment operations

ADDING VALUE FOR MTO

Dolphin Bay has partnered with forestry giant the MTO Group to optimise and substantially expand its timber treatment operations. MTO, a long-standing and loyal client, wanted to ensure that its Pullscar treatment plant near White River, Mpumalanga, was producing high-quality treated timber as efficiently as possible and also to get... read more →
Nov 20
Dolphin Bay Montigny Golf Day

A DAY OF UNITY

The point was to show that regardless of position, each person is valuable and contributes to a company’s success. At times the ball was hit forwards but, to our amazement, landed just behind us. This is how things go when we try out something new and refuse to take ourselves... read more →
Aug 23
Dennis Dykes, Dolphin Bay

DENNIS DYKES ON THE PROSPECT OF GLOBAL RECESSION

The chance of a global recession in the next 18 months has risen from 15% last year to 30% this year, which means it remains a possibility rather than a probability. However, the dangers “will certainly start rising once we get into 2020,” said Nedbank Chief Economist Dennis Dykes, speaking... read more →
Aug 23
Chantell Ilbury, Dolphin Bay

ELECTIONS OFFER POSSIBLE “GREEN FLAG”, SAYS CHANTELL ILBURY

South Africa is at a strategic moment, facing the prospect of either a failed state or a more stable society. Much hinges on the outcome of the general election next year. Cyril Ramaphosa’s retention of the presidency would be a “green flag” indicating the likelihood of improvements, as his “pragmatic... read more →
Jun 20
Dolphin Bay Website

INTRODUCING OUR NEW WEBSITE

Dolphin Bay has launched a new website that conveys the personality of our company: energetic, young at heart, and values-based in all that we do. “The design and content of new site gives a clear impression of a team that is trustworthy, warm and welcoming," says Bertus. “We understand that... read more →
Jun 20
Jun 20
waste treatment

CCA WASTE REMOVAL: FINDING SOLUTIONS

Dolphin Bay has held a highly constructive meeting with the relevant hazardous waste disposal authority, to ensure that CCA waste disposal methods are affordable and achievable for our customers. This follows the authority’s rejection of some of our customers’ waste samples for allegedly containing unacceptably high levels of sulphates. As... read more →
Jun 20
Dolphin Bay

CONSCIOUS CAPITALISM: HOPE FOR OUR MODERN WORLD

Capitalism is good. We are excited to share this story on Capitalism. You may ask why we are doing so, and the answer is simple: It is because we believe it matters. Business has had an extremely bad rap in recent decades, and we are all familiar with the criticisms:... read more →