Timber construction: Making it work in Africa

Trade in Africa is burgeoning, and venturing across South Africa’s borders to engage with and hopefully profit from this activity is a magnetic pursuit for many individuals and companies looking for novel and lucrative business opportunities away from home. However exciting doing business in Africa can be, it can also be uniquely challenging at times.…

wood

The benefits of building with wood

A natural part of our environment, wood is a renewable resource that provides wide-ranging benefits – from habitat, employment and recreational activities to carbon sequestration. Tackling climate change with wood Forests and wood products can effectively reduce the process of climate change in several ways. Growing trees absorb carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and store…

building

Building a greener future

Twenty-first century home builders, owners and property developers are confronted with new challenges as we face the impact that our homes have on our environment. Today we have to ask ourselves, how good for my health and well-being are the building materials of my new home? How big is the carbon footprint of my new…