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  • The German woodworking industry expects to see a rebound. Photo by Timber Industry News

German woodworking industry expects growth

February 24th, 2021|

First published by Timber Industry News Despite the second lockdown and the associated restrictions, the German Woodworking Machinery Association anticipates a rebound in demand and has started 2021 with optimism. […]

  • Furniture and home décor design will be in the spotlight at the CIFF in March. Photo by CIFF

47th CIFF go ahead despite Covid-19   

February 23rd, 2021|

While the rest of the world has been struggling to contain surging Covid-19 infections, the China International Furniture Fair (CIFF) announced that it will hold its 47th edition in March this year.     […]

ECSA approves ITC-SA as CPD licensed body 

February 22nd, 2021|

The Institute for Timber Construction (ITC-SA) welcomes the decision by the Engineering Council of South Africa (ECSA) to recognise the Institute as a Voluntary Association authorised to be a Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Licensed Body. [...]

  • Environment, Forestry and Fisheries Minister, Barbara Creecy, has appointed a new director-general recently. Photo by South African Government

New DEFF director-general

February 19th, 2021|

During a virtual meeting of Cabinet on December 2, Nomfundo Tshabalala was appointed Department of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries (DEFF) director-general. Former director-general Nosipho Ngcaba had retired in June. […]

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