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Zimbabwe timber exports are expected to grow 19 percent this year despite most of the products being fairly expensive on regional markets. Zimbabwe is expected to earn $25 million in export revenue from timber and pole sales from about $21 million last year, chief executive of Timber Producers... Continue Reading

    Tree pests and diseases pose the biggest threat to timber plantation productivity. Controlling pests and diseases in over a million hectares of plantations is no small task, and every year in South Africa, the industry spends tens of millions of Rands on... Continue Reading
Wooden Poles and the practical uses of building with them.

World Hardwood supplies wooden poles in varying grades, lengths and diameters. All our poles under go either a CCA or Creosote treatment, and then they are quality inspected. Treated timber poles can be used for various situations or use... Continue Reading

Natural forests cover around a third of all land on Earth. They are our planet's "lungs", taking in carbon dioxide (CO2), a major greenhouse gas, and storing the carbon while releasing oxygen for all living organisms to live and thrive.

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Utility Poles consist of wooden poles used to support overhead power lines and various other public utilities, such as cables, fiber optic cables, and related equipment such as transformers and street lights.   "Electrical cable is routed overhead on utility poles as an inexpensive way to keep... Continue Reading

The report sheds some light on the nature of the challenges that agriculture and food systems are facing now and throughout the 21st century and provides some insights as to what is at stake and what needs to be done. What emerges is that "business as usual" is no longer an option but calls for... Continue Reading

National Mitigation Actions in Agriculture That Will Benefit Food Security and Climate Change

The infographic demonstrates that agriculture sectors' mitigation potential is recognized by 86% countries in their Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs). Therefore, climate change... Continue Reading

SA forestry and forest products, dating back from 1960 to 2016, reveals the constant evolution of the forestry industry. Follow this link to a look at the facts: SA Forestry & Forest Products Industry Facts 1980 - 2016 Source Here are a few more interesting facts.

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Utility Poles or transmission poles as they are sometimes known, are the cause of a common question.

How is the placement of utility poles down a road determined?

To answer this question, World Hardwood has gathered some content from around the web... Continue Reading


Technology-based Solutions to Manage Integrated Harvesting and Transport Operations

We are listening to the voice of the customer and slightly realigning our summer school approach:

Inclusion of technology-based solutions - every delegate is... Continue Reading