keyboard_arrow_upITC-SA awards to recognise excellence in timber construction industry
keyboard_arrow_downITC-SA awards to recognise excellence in timber construction industry

The Institute for Timber Construction South Africa (ITC-SA), SAQA-accredited professional body and watchdog for South Africa’s timber construction trade, will be hosting its much-anticipated Annual Timber Engineered Product Awards in Cape Town on the 27th of July 2018.

keyboard_arrow_upAll hands on deck for inaugural Deck & Flooring Expo
keyboard_arrow_downAll hands on deck for inaugural Deck & Flooring Expo

From the organisers of the highly-acclaimed timber trade expo, WoodEX for Africa, a new, specialised trade expo targeted at the residential, commercial and industrial flooring and decking markets will soon make its debut. The Deck & Flooring Expo, co-located with WoodEX for Africa 2018, is set to host its inaugural instalment from 11-13 July at […]

keyboard_arrow_upTreated timber for different applications
keyboard_arrow_downTreated 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.

keyboard_arrow_upNew option in timber flooring
keyboard_arrow_downNew option in timber flooring

BestWood Flooring, supplier of solid timber floor boards and decking, engineered hardwood flooring and sports floor systems, has added Smoked Oak to its range of pre-finished engineered flooring. The Smoked Oak flooring uses European oak which is smoked to produce a rich, dark colour that keeps the subtle variations in tone and the natural grain of the wood intact. Like all BestWood's pre-finished engineered floor boards, the Smoked Oak product comprises three layers of solid hardwood with a 4 mm top wear layer.