Higher wages hamper growth

By |June 8th, 2021|Wood for thought|

The National Minimum Wage for farm workers (including forestry workers) that took effect on 01 March 2021, will reverberate throughout the timber sector, including the entire supply chain and the construction industry. The new minimum [...]

SA in a catch 22

By |March 10th, 2021|Wood for thought|

South Africa has some way to go before the timber industry shows any semblance of what is happening in countries like the US, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and parts of Europe. Scandinavian countries have embraced [...]