Tag: timber truss


Structural timber: Know your standard dimensions, truss types and profiles

South Africa’s unique climate,  combined with specie matching and genetic engineering conducted for over a century by local forestry and sawmilling industries, underpins the country’s structural lumber products as truly world class. With that, there are critical guidelines around standard dimensions of structural timber, truss types and their profiles that must be adhered to in order to meet standard building

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ITC-SA becomes a SAQA Professional Body

The Insitute for Timber Construction (ITC-SA) has been awarded Professional Recognition by the Board of the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA). This was after a comprehensive process of evaluation by the SAQA Board to confirm that the ITC-SA meets the set Policy and Recognition Criteria as part of the SAQA mandate, and which is, inter alia, to further develop and implement the

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