Why Do You Need to Rent a Wood Grinder

Why Do You Need to Rent a Wood Grinder

The usage of a wood grinder has grown exponentially ever since its first use. Invented by Peter Jensen from Maasbüll, Germany, in 1884, the “Marke Angeln” wood grinders was the first of its kind and very quickly became a core feature of wood-working shops and land-clearing businesses everywhere. No longer a machine used by carpenters…

RSG “Doen Jou Eie Ding” Radio Interview with Willem van der Merwe

RSG “Doen Jou Eie Ding” Radio Interview with Willem van der Merwe

On 26 September 2017 Willem van der Merwe was interviewed by RSG radio journalist Ryk van Niekerk, during a broadcast of the program “Doen Jou Eie Ding”  (Do Your Own Thing). The following is a transcript of the interview: Good morning and welcome to “Doen Jou Eie Ding”.  My name is Ryk van Niekerk and…

Some facts you need to know about mulch

Some facts you need to know about mulch

A question that does very few people ask is, what exactly is mulch? Why do environmental friendly farmers smile proudly when you mention it, and commercial farmers frown but nod understandingly? We’ve gone ahead and done a little digging and bring to you at least somewhat a form of clarity. Mulch has been a standard…

Wood Chipper Rental – Questions To Ask Yourself

Wood Chipper Rental – Questions To Ask Yourself

There are many wood chipper rental options available, which is a two-edged sword. It’s good that we have variety, but it can also sometimes confuse people. If you are feeling a little lost, you have come to the right place. In this article, we will discuss a few common questions and provide you with valuable…

A Tribute to Rudolph “Versadig” Marais

A Tribute to Rudolph “Versadig” Marais

With great sadness, we announce that Rudolph “Versadig” Marais, our Eastern Cape Area Manager, unexpectedly passed away due to a heart attack on Saturday, 2 September 2017. He is survived by his wife, Maridé, and their two small children, Philip and Mia. Our hearts go out to them and they are in our prayers. A…

Bandit Industries partners with ABC to service Southern Africa

Bandit Industries partners with ABC to service Southern Africa

Africa Biomass Company (ABC) is proud to announce that it is the agent for the USA’s heavy-duty tree and wood waste processing equipment manufacturer, Bandit Industries, in Southern Africa. ABC’s Willem van der Merwe explains that in September 2016 Bandit Industries approached his company to represent the entire range of Bandit equipment. “We are Bandit’s…

Safety Tips and Techniques For Successful Tree Felling

Safety Tips and Techniques For Successful Tree Felling

Proper techniques and safety measures are vital when felling trees. These do not only ensure that you establish a safe working environment, but also contribute towards effective operation and post tree felling clean up. It is especially important when using a chainsaw. First of all, check whether there are any major obstacles such as buildings,…

The Importance of Wood Chips and Biofuel

The Importance of Wood Chips and Biofuel

Worldwide, biofuel is currently a hot topic, because it could possibly replace fossil fuels in future. Considering the rate at which we are consuming it, we will run out of fossil fuels at some point. A good example of biofuel is the wood chips that result from deforestation. These chips can be utilised in a…