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

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Treated Poles

Timber is an interesting, yet unforgiving medium that has a unique appeal in modern architecture. We are seeing the use of wood in a number of South Africa’s exciting architectural projects – be it for cladding, staircases, roofing structures or even entire tree houses.

“The versatility... Continue Reading

Chromated copper arsenate (CCA) is a wood preservative that has been used for timber treatment since the mid-1930s. It is a mix of chromium, copper and arsenic (as Copper(II) arsenate) formulated as oxides or salts, and is recognizable for the greenish tint it imparts to timber. CCA is known by... 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

When it comes to constructing a wooden fence it is important to have solid fence poles to ensure the most stable installation possible. Fence poles are the main component that are responsible for keeping your enclosure upright and straight. Installing wooden fence poles can be tricky but with... Continue Reading

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

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

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

April 30, 2015

Timber and wood are sensitive materials and thus need to be treated with preservatives to improve resistance to attacks by wood destroying fungi and insects. The treatment of timber enhances its durability to a level which is suitable for it's intended use. Furthermore treated poles should be... Continue Reading

"Clearly treated wood posts are still the most preferred and cost effective cultivation solution in the national and international vineyard industry," - Denise Conradie

Vineyard posts, or vineyard poles as they are known locally are wooden poles used in the growing of grapes used in the... 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

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