News

26
Mar

Global roof truss report and forecast 2020-2027

  The Wood Truss Market’s latest issue – Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2020 – 2027 is now available. The study offers a comprehensive analysis of the strategies, business models, and market shares of selected international participants. It is an in-depth report that captures all the facets of the evolving roof truss market The market classification

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26
Mar

Welcome back, Nicky Naidu

  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

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26
Mar

The ITC-SA is a significant player in the process of solving the housing crisis

  The Institute for Timber Construction South Africa (ITC-SA’s) crucial role in solving the country’s housing crisis is often overlooked by government and civil society. There is a tendency to assume that building houses and communities is a “numbers only” exercise about the number of keys handed over without regard for the safety, sturdiness, liveability, and longevity of the structures.

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17
Feb

ITC-SA appoints two Regional Coordinators

  The Institute for Timber Construction South Africa (ITC-SA)is pleased to announce the appointment of two Regional Coordinators to assist its General Manager, Erik Söderlund to focus on the Institute’s core function of self-regulating engineered roof trusses. ITC-SA member Ian Keeveyis the new Regional Coordinator responsible for the Southern Cape and Eastern Cape. He joins member Neil de Villiers who

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17
Feb

ECSA approves ITC-SA as CPD Licensed Body

  Timber Construction (ITC-SA) welcomes the decision by the Engineering Council of South Africa (ECSA) to recognise the Institute as aVoluntary Association authorised to be a Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Licensed Body. CPD stands for Continuing Professional Development (CPD) and is the term used to describe the learning activities professionals engage in to develop and enhance their abilities. It enables

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5
Nov

Vacant position: ITC-SA – Admin assistant

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

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17
Oct

ITC-SA Partners With PRAWA & SAICE to Boost Industry Standards & Training

In a bid to ensure the standards and training of the timber roof truss industry in South Africa, the Institute for Timber Construction South Africa (ITC-SA) has entered into a memorandum of agreement with both the Professional Roof Repair and Waterproofing Association (PRAWA) and the South African Institution of Civil Engineering (SAICE), respectively.  These partnerships were established to build on

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17
Oct

New General Manager for ITC-SA

The Institute for Timber Construction South Africa (ITC-SA), a South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) accredited Professional Body, is pleased to announce the appointment of Erik Söderlund as General Manager. Mr Söderlund comes with an educational background in Wood Science, Accounting, and Economics, and has been in the service of wood and timber processing sector since 1994. As such, he has

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29
May

Taking a stand for timber construction during COVID-19

The Institute for Timber Construction South Africa (ITC-SA), the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) accredited Professional Body safeguarding the local timber construction industry for over 45 years, has taken several exceptional steps in supporting not only its membership, but the timber construction industry at large, as the country transitions to Level 3 of lockdown. Having seen its first confirmed local

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17
Apr

DTI Media Release: CIPC Certification Process for Essential Services Businesses During Extended Lockdown

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

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