AFRICA’S MOST TRUSTED SUPPLIER
OF TREATED WOODEN POLES
AFRICA’S MOST TRUSTED
SUPPLIER OF TREATED
WOODEN POLES

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October 29, 2015

World Hardwood is a timber business that harvests, processes and pressure treats wooden poles for the domestic and international markets. The company has grown considerably over the years to the extent that we now own two treating plants, situated in Harding and Richmond, in the province of... Continue Reading

  Best practice is needed for impact investing in sustainable forestry

98% of investors recognize the importance of standardized impact metrics for their investment decision making. However, to date non of such metrics adapted to the forestry context were... Continue Reading

October 13, 2015

Utility Poles, also known as transmission poles, support overhead power lines and various other public utilities, such as cable, fibre optic cable, and related equipment such as transformers and street lights. It can be referred to as a transmission pole, telephone pole, telecommunication pole,... Continue Reading

World Hardwood has shared the following infographic and article originally published by CGIAR. The information below is no longer at the CGIAR website.

Although often ignored, forest genetic resources matter for everything from food, to the environment and adapting to... Continue Reading

September 28, 2015

Creosote is added to timber under pressure to provide long-term protection against a wide range of biological and environmental agents of deterioration and degradation, including decay fungi, wood boring insects and termites. Creosote preservative was... Continue Reading

Vineyard posts, or vineyard poles as they are known locally are wooden poles used in the growing of grapes used in the production of wine, are part of the R&B Timber Group product mix. Treated posts have an expected service life of 25-40 years and combine strength and durability with... Continue Reading

Forests cover a third of all land on Earth, providing vital organic infrastructure for some of the planet's densest, most diverse collections of life. They support countless species as well as 1.6 billion human livelihoods, yet humans are also responsible for 32 million acres of deforestation... Continue Reading

The following article and infographic was shared from TwoSides The wise use of the world's forests is critical to our survival and a healthy environment. Forests are vital in maintaining life as we know it, as they:

cover one third of the earth's land and absorb massive amounts of carbon... Continue Reading
August 17, 2015

Wooden Poles known as utility Poles or transmission poles, support overhead power lines and various other public utilities, such as cable, fibre optic cable, and related equipment such as transformers and street lights. It can be referred to as a transmission pole, telephone pole,... Continue Reading

World Hardwood has shared the following infographic from Urban Nature on Five Things You Can Make With Recycled Wood.

According to GreenBusinessWatch:

"We live in a world of diminishing natural resources, over-forestation and environmental concerns. Using reclaimed wood helps to... Continue Reading

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