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Proudly Sponsoring Early Childhood Development

August 3, 2021

Thuthugani Contractors – A Proud Partner in Sponsoring Early Childhood Development (ECD) Initiatives On the 7th of September 2019, Thuthugani Contractors (represented by Mr. Nicky Gwende) attended the launch of the Toy Library held at Luneburg Clinic. Thuthugani Contractors sponsored the Toy Library to the tune of R114 000. Ms. Nomagugu Simelane-Zulu (MEC Health KwaZulu-Natal) […]

Celebrating the end of a tough year

December 12, 2016

It’s the perfect way to de-stress – three days of fun in the sun at Bivane Dam in Louwsburg, relaxing with fishing rods and boat rides. The short camping trip brought together the teams from Thuthugani Paulpietersburg and its client Mondi Forests, to celebrate the end of a busy year and to cement the excellent […]

An innovative clearing method for our forestry clients

November 16, 2016

At Arbor-care we are constantly assessing how we can introduce smarter, more effective working methods to make our clients’ lives easier. The introduction of a tractor-drawn flail to clear plantations of weeds is a prime example. In forestry the area between rows of trees, commonly referred to as the interrow, should be kept relatively free […]

Environmentally sensitive project for Idube Landscaping

October 26, 2016

Working within an environmentally sensitive and protected natural area has proved to be an intensive project for Idube Landscaping, which was contracted to design and install the landscaping for the grounds of the new Cape Morgan Conference Centre at Kei Mouth in the Eastern Cape. The conference centre is set within the Cape Morgan Nature […]

Arbor-care silviculture training

September 15, 2016

Thuthugani Contractors, part of the Arbor-care group, are recognised as experts in the field of silviculture and fire protection services specifically for the South African forestry industry. While not a training company, Thuthugani has been asked to assist with educating individuals keen to enter the forestry sector. Two students, Thamsanqa Shongwe and Mncedisi Cebekhulu from […]

Arbor-care takes to the skies

August 5, 2016

Arbor-care has invested in drone technology to assist with its operations. Willem Hattingh, Arbor-care’s Professional Services Manager, has to go through stringent training and clearance processes to achieve his Remote Pilot Licence, including passing a seven day theoretical course and examination and English language proficiency certification, as well as obtaining a radio operator certificate, undertaking […]

Sharing forestry knowledge

July 29, 2016

While on a recent trip exploring forestry opportunities in Angola, the Arbor-care team came across local farmers who had formed a small-scale forestry initiative. Gum and pine plantations were being established, largely for the farmers’ own needs. There was an on-site mill owned by one farmer that he used to produce planks for building. The […]

Idube Landscaping introduces indigenous greening at Izinga Ridge

June 30, 2016

Idube Landscaping, part of the Arbor-care group, is busy with the introduction of indigenous plants and trees and the removal of alien vegetation from Izinga Ridge Phase 2A. This six-phase, 2000 unit upmarket residential development by Tongaat-Hulett is situated on the hills above Umhlanga and boasts spectacular views. Three of the phases are already sold […]