Wooden Poles

Back in 2016, the Department of Trade and Industry (the dti) saw a need to promote a wood culture society. With 1% of the South Africa’s total land area dedicated to forestry and a total investment into the industry annually of R46.7 billion (according to a report released by the South African... Continue Reading

While constructing homes out of wood is the norm in places such as the States and Scandinavia, building a wooden home in South Africa is normally revered as being ambitious, with few craftsmen having the necessary skills and knowledge to bring a home of this nature to life.

However,... Continue Reading

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

Utility poles are a common feature of our everyday landscape. They support the wires that bring electricity from the power company to our homes and enable our growing network of telephones, televisions, and computers. Though wires are often buried underground in new developments, there are still... Continue Reading

Wooden Poles and the practical uses of building with them.

R&B Timber Group 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... Continue Reading

Vineyard poles, the experts choice leading up to harvest time in September this year, it is well documented that Wooden Vineyard posts make for better wine.

Advantages of Wooden Vineyard Poles

Cape Town features some of the most beautiful scenic... Continue Reading

June 30, 2016

Wooden 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... Continue Reading

May 25, 2016

A vineyard is a plantation of grape-bearing vines, grown mainly for winemaking, but also raisins, table grapes and non-alcoholic grape juice. The science, practice and study of vineyard production is known as a vineyard is a plantation of grape-bearing vines, grown mainly for winemaking, but... Continue Reading

R&B Timber Group 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... 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