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The following article was shared by The R&B Timber Group from Mother Nature Network

If you have not as yet, read part 1 of this post here. 




11. They keep dirt in its place

A forest's root network stabilizes huge amounts of soil, bracing the... Continue Reading

The following article was shared by The R&B Timber Group from Mother Nature Network 




Sunlight filters through a forest in Union Wood near Ballygawley, Ireland. (Photo: Mark Carthy/Shutterstock)    

Forests cover a third of all land on Earth, providing... Continue Reading

March 29, 2016

The following extract on CCA was shared by World Hardwood from Elictric Light & Power.

Copper chromated arsenate (CCA) treated timber poles are commonplace, especially since the rising costs of oilborne systems have made a waterborne treatment more attractive economically. Some... Continue Reading

The following infographic was shared by World Hardwood from WBCSD.

WBCSD's new Infographic on Forests highlights the importance of ALL forests - the Forest Continuum - and sustainable forest management in meeting the increasing demand for wood, fiber, fuel and food. With the... Continue Reading

World Hardwood shared the following article on Sustainable forest management from ITTO. ITTO defines sustainable forest management (sometimes abbreviated to SFM) as:

The process of managing forest to achieve one or more clearly specified objectives of management with... Continue Reading

The market for treated poles is predominantly split into two sectors- the building & fencing market and then the utility pole market. The two markets work hand in hand as we are able to sell the full range of sizes from small poles to really big poles. The future growth however is in utility... Continue Reading

February 29, 2016
How do you choose quality in fence poles?

Fences may be used to protect or divide property, to improve its appearance, to confine animals, or to exclude animals. Whatever its purpose, one should plan a fence carefully. This is especially important on farms where fences represent a... Continue Reading

World Hardwood shared the following infographic on how "Wood Reduces the Environmental Impact of Buildings" from SlideShare.

When evaluating building materials, it is important to consider their environmental impact across their life cycle. This infographic highlights the benefits of... Continue Reading

The R&B TimberGroup shared the following article on Sustainable Forestry from Technology Student. A sustainable forest is a forest that is 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... 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