Wood SA & Timber Times Magazine

Wood Southern Africa & Timber Times is the only monthly magazine that focuses on the forestry, timber transport, sawmilling, woodworking and furniture manufacturing industries in southern Africa.

Established in 1975, the magazine serves as the mouthpiece of the timber industry. Its contents include: Latest industry developments; association and institute news; infield reporting; environmental issues; training updates; investigative features and face-to-face interviews with key players.

4 500 copies of the magazine are printed and distributed monthly throughout sub-Saharan Africa, ie South Africa, Swaziland, Namibia, Botswana, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Malawi, Tanzania, Ivory Coast, Lesotho, Ghana, Kenya, Uganda, Angola, Cameroon, Gabon, Democratic Republic of Congo and Madagascar. Wood Southern Africa & Timber Times boasts a readership of 35 000.

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Wood SA & Timber Times publishes two invaluable industry reference manuals: Timber & Allied Trades Buyer’s Guide and Forestry & Sawmilling Directory.

Timber & Allied Trades Buyers Guide
The Timber & Allied Trades Buyers Guide is a comprehensive guide directed at the furniture, joinery, kitchen and peripheral timber products industries. This exclusive guide contains detailed information on all machinery, power and pneumatic tools and related services.

Suppliers to these industries are featured in company profiles and a full address listing. A detailed product index serves as a true directory of products and services available.

Hard- and softwoods, board products and consumables, together with furniture fittings and finishes, complete the information contained in the Guide, making it an indispensable tool to the user.

Forestry & Sawmilling Directory
This comprehensive buyers’ guide for the assessment and evaluation of forestry, timber transport, and sawmilling equipment, products and services is published in September each year.

The directory has become an established authority on international and local products and suppliers to the industry. It features free listings of suppliers (including company and branch details), products, specifications, and technical drawings (where applicable) under the following headings:

  • forestry management services
  • silviculture
  • forest road construction and maintenance
  • fire prevention and fighting
  • harvesting – felling
  • harvesting – extraction
  • timber transport on- and off-road
  • timber treatment and preservation
  • biomass and cogeneration
  • portable equipment
  • log yard and merchandising yard equipment
  • wet mill including waste disposal and recovery equipment
  • drying
  • dry mill machines and equipment for value-adding
  • tool maintenance
  • consumables

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