14 January 2016
By Theo Stehle
Sanity has prevailed in the corridors of power as the process of bringing 22 500 ha of forestry land in the Western Cape back into timber production has commenced – after years of indecision and delay.
Stakeholders in the timber industry in the province will heave a sigh of relief that the Cabinet decision taken in 2008 is being implemented at last. This will boost the long term sawlog production in the Western Cape, which is the lifeblood of sawmills and downstream processing industries.
Read the full article from SA Forestry online.