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2019

December 2019

December 2019

It has been a challenging but rewarding year. This newsletter brings you our management team’s review of the year and provides some insight into the market and what we can expect in the new year.

In this issue:

• Bertus review: Rich veins of growth
• A year of greater risk, greater rewards
• Operations: Smooth sailing through the storms
• Rugby World Cup victory provides model for SA economic turnaround

We hope you enjoy the read.

September 2019

September 2019

This newsletter has a technical focus, with stories on how advice and cus-tomer service, including modifications to shorten the treatment cycle, can boost your bottom line.

In this issue:

• Agora a “hive of activity” after agreement with Dolphin Bay
• Dolphin Bay adds copper azole to product range
• How African plants could increase output by 30%
• “Friendly and knowledgeable” approach clinches deal with Kwambo
• Aid for Africa’s power reaches record high

We trust you will find it useful.

June 2019

June 2019

This newsletter covers a wide terrain, with topics ranging from fresh statistics on the South African economy to the potential impact of the shot hole borer on forestry plantations:

In this issue:

• South African GDP “much higher than reported”
• Bundu Poles signs Quality Pledge
• Eyes peeled for the shot hole borer
• Inspection bodies add value, but do not become complacent
• Open for business in Kenya

Enjoy the read.

February 2019

February 2019

This month we have purposefully written a wide-ranging newsletter, addressing topics from our future as South Africans, to technical industry updates.

In this issue:

• “Vital source of hope” for SA
• Where will I go?
• Aid for Africa’s power reaches “record high”
• Conclusion on waste disposal
• New client in Uganda

We hope you will find it useful.

November 2019

November 2019

This newsletter tackles some of the thorniest − and the most inspiring − issues in the timber industry.

In this issue:

• Dolphin Bay helps to revise Tanzanian national standards
• Illegal treaters “fearless” as authorities turn blind eye
• Coping with lengthy shipping delays
• Treated timber: greener than you think
• Planting a tree symbolises the best in us

We trust you will find it a satisfying read.

August 2019

August 2019

We enjoyed putting together this newsletter, which has a focus on the importance of service to our clients, and the characteristics that make members of our industry thrive in Africa.

In this issue:

• Green Resources signs Quality Pledge
• Concern and confusion as carbon tax kicks in
• Managing large clean-up from start to finish
• Supply agreement with Green Resources
• The spirit of business in Africa

We trust you will find it interesting.

April 2019

April 2019

Our April 2019 newsletter explores how political developments are affecting public morale in South Africa, and gives insights into our industry, including an overhaul of the timber treatment standards, and the burgeoning illegal industry.

In this issue:

• Government should harness business skills to aid turnaround
• Increased challenges created by illegal timber treaters
• SANS consolidated and simplified
• Africa’s massive variations in standards

We hope you find it useful.

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