SAWPA is an industry association which promotes the use of treated timber and treated timber products. Understanding Timber Preservation A general introduction to the subject of wood technology and wood preservation. Knowledge of these fundamental factors can be of considerable assistance in gaining an appreciation of the value and importance of timber preservation and the selection of the most appropriate method of treatment.
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Well known for leading brands such as Tanalith, Antiblu, Wolmanized, Vacsol, Weatherwood and Tanalised, Lonza Wood Protection is the world leader in wood protection products.
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today21 Aug 2018
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SAWPA | Timber Decking Substructure Regulations and Preservative Treatment

This Guidance Note addresses the importance of the use of properly preservative treated timber in the  construction of substructures for timber decks and its compliance with the requirements as stipulated in the Building Regulations and relevant SANS Standards.
today21 Aug 2018
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SAWPA | Preservatives for Pressure Treatment of Wood

Preservatives for pressure treatment of wood guidance note
today23 Jun 2017
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Lonza | Pressure Treated Wood: Tanalised™ C

Tanalised C Pressure Treated Wood has stood the test of the time. Treated with our well known wood preservative Tanalith C (CCA), this treated wood has provided peace of mind for more than seven decades. Applications for Tanalised C pressure tested wood are wide ranging from roof trusses, to thatch roof and lapa poles, to walkways and decking, fencing, agricultural and vineyard posts, trellises and utility poles.
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today24 Oct 2016

11 years of fibre cement success

House Brink, beautifully transformed by timber construction company, Logo Homes, and clad in UCO Sedartex Plank from UFCC, won the Gold Award in the Alterations & Additions category in the 2015 Institute for Timber Construction Awards. United Fibre Cement Company (UFCC), supplier of asbestos-free cellulose fibre cement products to the construction, renovation and landscaping markets in South Africa, is proud to mark 11 years of successful business since its inception in 2005.
today6 Jan 2013

Treated timber for different applications

Timber structures can be protected from fungal decay, termites and weathering if the correct wood preservation treatment is applied from the outset. Lonza Wood Protection, a leading supplier of wood preservation chemicals in South Africa, offers three packaged Tanalised™ wood preservative treatment options. Tanalised™C (CCA), Tanalised™ Weatherwood™ (CCA plus a special water repellent) and Tanalised™E (Copper Azole treatment), collectively branded under the Tanapole™ name, meet all the stringent requirements of wood preservation, particularly for agricultural, fencing and building poles.
today3 Aug 2011

Tanalised E treatment for timber export products

South African wood treaters and timber product manufacturers can compete on the world stage, in terms of both quality and variety. This is evidenced by the success of Timba Garden Products, a company based in White River, Mpumalanga, which specialises in the manufacture of niche products such as fencing and garden furniture. Over the past five years, it has successfully exported its fencing and wooden dustbins, among other products, to markets in Europe.
today4 Feb 2014
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Capturing a spirit of adventure

A spirit of adventure is felt at Camp Discovery, where both humans and wildlife embrace the beauty of the natural surroundings of this 270-hectare game farm. However, when the wildlife began to pose a problem by roaming onto the sports field, Camp Discovery approached Khulani Timber Industries, who provided a solution by installing Tanapole™ ranch fencing around the perimeter of the field to alleviate the problem.
today28 Jun 2016

Tzaneng Group and Arch Wood Protection collaborate

Two key industry players, Tzaneng Group and Arch Wood Protection, have teamed up to introduce a new distribution platform for the globally recognised Tanalised® C wood preservative. This move sees the appointment of Arch Wood as Tzaneng Group’s recognised partner in order to expand their product offering and satisfy the growing market demand for CCA treated products.