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Forests play an important role for many ecosystems and are home to many organisms. They also play an important role in climate change. A forest is a large area of land covered with trees or other woody vegetation. Forests are the dominant terrestrial ecosystem on Earth, and are distributed... Continue Reading

Sustainable forests are carefully managed so that as trees are felled they are replaced with seedlings that eventually grow into mature trees. This is a carefully and skilfully managed system. The forest is a working environment, producing wood products such as wood pulp for the paper / card... Continue Reading

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

Building poles are an essential part of the construction world, whether for supporting cables, building or landscaping. Pole building design was pioneered in the 1930s in the United States originally using utility poles for horse barns and agricultural buildings. They provide both vertical and... Continue Reading

February 19, 2015

The process of creosote involves the drying, grading, treating,vacuuming and inspection of wooden poles. Coal-tar creosote is the most widely used wood treatment today; both industrially, processed into wood using pressure methods such as "full-cell process" or "empty-cell process."

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February 11, 2015

The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) is an international not for-profit, multi-stakeholder organization established in 1993 to promote responsible management of the world's forests. It includes:

Protecting fragile ecosystems Respecting native cultures and economies Preventing illegal logging... 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... Continue Reading

Electricity is one of the most important gifts that science has given to mankind. It is something that has become incorporated into every modern humans lifestyle. Everything we do now days; cooking, work, activities, communication, lighting and more... Continue Reading

Wood has been used for thousands of years for both fuel and as a construction material. Using timber throughout a building is a good choice as timber is natural, renewable, low in production energy, a very good insulator and more. Below are 8 benefits of building with timber.

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We are now half way through January. It's never to late to begin new habits that will be of benefit to our planet. R&B Timbers has shared the following article from The Frog Blog about five easy ideas for a happy and healthy new year for all.

1.  Eat... Continue Reading