Tag: wood

11
May

ITC-SA PR representative nominated for African Construction Awards

Haas&DAS Communications, specialists in public relations for the timber construction sector and public relations representative for the Institute for Timber Construction South Africa (ITC-SA) since 2016, has been nominated for the African Construction Awards in its Media & Communications category. Jennifer Rees, Haas&DAS Communications (H&D) Director, says, “Much of the good work of the construction sector is only known through

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17
Apr

Consumers urged to empower themselves before tackling construction projects

A recent segment on South Africa’s institutional Sunday evening investigative television show, Carte Blanche, shed light on the financial and emotional devastation left in the wake of shoddy – and, by all accounts, illegal – timber frame building practices by a local contractor. The Institute for Timber Construction South Africa (ITC-SA), South Africa’s watchdog for the engineered timber construction sector,

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9
Apr

All hands on deck for inaugural Deck & Flooring Expo

From the organisers of the highly-acclaimed timber trade expo, WoodEX for Africa, a new, specialised trade expo targeted at the residential, commercial and industrial flooring and decking markets will soon make its debut. The Deck & Flooring Expo, co-located with WoodEX for Africa 2018, is set to host its inaugural instalment from 11-13 July at Gallagher Convention Centre in Midrand,

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4
Apr

KZN roofing company harnesses training to give back

[Johannesburg, 4 April 2018]: Since its humble beginnings in 2009, GWR Roofing, Pinetown-based roofing specialist in service of the commercial, residential and industrial markets, has had a markedly unique approach to employee engagement. With an ethos underpinned by skill level, work ethic, accountability and relationship building, management at GWR Roofing have initiated an on-the-job mentorship programme to give high-potential roofing

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2
Mar

Online certification programme to support skills development in roofing

[Johannesburg, 2 March 2018]: In a bid to drive its mandate of supporting skills training and development in the timber construction industry, the Institute for Timber Construction South Africa (ITC-SA), SAQA-accredited professional body and watchdog for the timber building industry, recently launched its Online Certification Programme. Designed to offer study materials and tests to improve skills in the timber roofing

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22
Feb

WoodEX for Africa: The gateway to Africa’s timber trade

As the largest timber trade exhibition on the continent, WoodEX for Africa is considered the gateway to Africa’s timber trade. From the biggest CNC machines to the smallest screws, from the loggers of the great outdoors to sleek laminated flooring, WoodEX for Africa plays host to the most specialised, yet comprehensive range of equipment, tools, machinery and wood products available

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29
Jan

Entries open for ITC-SA Timber Engineered Product Awards

The Institute for Timber Construction South Africa (ITC-SA) is proud to be hosting its highly anticipated Annual Timber Engineered Product Awards again in 2018. As an opportunity to celebrate and reward excellence in the engineered timber construction industry, all ITC-SA members are invited to enter the Awards by submitting their project portfolios to the judging committee. Important entry information You will

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25
Jan

Wood Conference 2018: Fascination Wood

The Wood Conference Cape Town has established itself as one of the most important conferences in sustainable construction. For years, hundreds of interested people from South Africa have attended this first-class networking platform for science, business, architecture, politics, engineering, standard commissions, education and the general public to expand their knowledge and inspiration for wood and sustainable building solutions. This unique

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19
Jan

‘Timber Roof Truss Designer’ awarded professional designation status

[Johannesburg, 19 January 2018]: ‘Timber Roof Truss Designer’, a working category of the Institute for Timber Construction South Africa (ITC-SA), has been registered by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) as a professional designation on the National Qualifications Framework (NQF). The registration of the professional designation officially took place on the 6th of December 2017, when the SAQA Board registered

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19
Jan

Workshop: European timber in South Africa

A workshop on selected aspects and practical experience of using European timber in South Africa will be hosted at 2pm on the 14th of February 2018 at the Hout Bay House in Cape Town. The workshop will cover sustainable building and share examples of how modern timber products have been used in South Africa and discuss future projects. Michal Popov will discuss

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