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In the era of heightened concern for sustainability and conserving our planet’s resources, timber stands out as one of the few renewable construction materials, possessing the unique ability to store carbon and return to nature harmlessly upon disposal.

Dr Bruno Balboni and Prof Brand Wessels of Stellenbosch University say the advantages of wood buildings extend beyond sustainability. It energises an entire production chain, providing employment opportunities and potentially becoming a lucrative export activity that positively impacts the country’s economy.

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