keyboard_arrow_upLonza hits the road
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Lonza’s national 2017 road show, ‘Overcoming Industry Hurdles’, proved to be a successful two-week journey around the country.  The road show kicked off in Limpopo and then moved to Mpumulanga, KwaZulu-Natal and concluded in the Western and Eastern Cape. Judging by the positive feedback and compliments received, the topics presented provided valuable insight to all […]

keyboard_arrow_upCombatting wood rot with the right treatment
keyboard_arrow_downCombatting wood rot with the right treatment

Wood rot is a phenomenon that can affect any type of timber irrespective of where it is used. Recent heavy rains in some of South Africa’s provinces have raised the threat of wood rot. According to Arch Wood Protection, a leading supplier of timber treatment products, there are different types of fungi that may attack wood. Staining fungi will result in discoloration of the timber but the damage is only superficial – the strength of the timber is not affected. However, where timber appearance is important, its value can be significantly reduced by this kind of attack.