The Forestry Sector Masterplan (FSM) to revitalise the forestry, pulp and paper, sawn timber, board products and utility poles, and treated products industries received the government’s stamp of approval in September 2020. The forestry sector contributes almost 25% to South Africa’s agricultural GDP, and with its contribution of 4.5% to total manufacturing, forestry products rank among the top five contributors
It is midway through the year and a good time to pause and reflect on the past six months and see whether your business is on track to achieve its mission and vision. Performance reviews form part of this process, with “professional” conduct often used as a performance descriptor. The Institute for Timber Construction South Africa (ITC-SA) is “recognised by
The Western Cape members of the Institute for Timber Construction South Africa (ITC-SA) recently enjoyed an opportunity to meet while heeding the Covid-19 safety protocols. Neil de Villiers, the ITC-SA’s newly appointed Western Cape Regional Coordinator, chaired the well-attended Regional Meeting held in Cape Town on 27 May. It was a gathering of professionals from all membership categories and role
The Institute for Timber Construction South Africa (ITC-SA) congratulates Nicky (Nandgopaul) Naidu on his appointment to the position of Regional Coordinator for KwaZulu-Natal (KZN). Nicky has extensive industry experience in the built environment and is well acquainted with being a Regional Coordinator. He held the position for two years in 2017 – 2019. Nicky entered the construction industry while
The Institute for Timber Construction is the industry co-ordinating body for, predominantly, the prefabricated timber roof truss industry in Southern Africa. The institute is looking for a suitably qualified energetic Admin Assistant for the Johannesburg (Isando) office. The following would be ideal attributes for the successful candidate: – To provide administrative support to the General Manager PREFERRED MINIMUM EDUCATION Diploma
In a media statement issued by The Department of Trade, Industry and Competition on 16 April 2020, it is noted that companies, which are registered through the Companies and Intellectual Property Commission’s (CIPC) BizPortal to perform essential services during the lockdown period, will be required to have a new certificate from the BizPortal website for the extended period, which begins
The Institute for Timber Construction South Africa (ITC-SA) joins BuildAid for a radio interview about timber roofing and construction on MixFM. Watch the interview here.
[Johannesburg, 10 August 2016]: The Annual Timber Engineered Product Awards, to be hosted by the Institute for Timber Construction (ITC-SA), aim to recognise excellence in the timber construction sector. With stringent submission requirements in various categories, an impressive panel of judges and a focus on energy efficiency, this year’s awards are set to highlight the very best in South African