Zim timber firm in Botswana

source: Mmegi

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HARARE: A Zimbabwean timber processing company, Border Timbers Limited, is positioning itself to profit from growing demand for wood products in Botswana.

Rising demand for timber in Botswana has over the years seen Zimbabwe’s biggest timber grower and processor, Allied Timber Holdings, formerly Forestry Company of Zimbabwe, setting up Altim City Botswana in Gaborone.

Now, Border Timbers is following suit. In the company’s financial report for last year, Border Timbers said the group was waiting to be awarded tenders in Botswana and Mozambique for transmission poles. “Demand for light poles in Botswana was expected to remain strong as farmers continued to fence off farms to comply with a government directive,” said the company.

Border Timbers has three divisions – forestry, manufacturing and sawmilling.
The forestry division manages more than 47,000 hectares of pine and eucalyptus plantations on five estates – [continue reading]


  1. wilfredy chiiimba

    i am looking for a company that can but some timber in form of gum poles or baby gum poles ,we have a plantation ready to havest ,also we have trucks you can hire to transport your timber to gabz from any part of zimbabwe

    • we can buy your poles.

      we are known as Multivision International timbers and are based in Harare.

      Where is your plantation, so that we can visit you and talk.

      my email address is kmanyengavana@yahoo.co.uk.

      mobile no is 0912670691

      Kudzai

    • Emmanuel

      I infact has a brother who has requested me to Assist him in starting a small Saw-Milling and Timber Business. One of the questions I have asked him is if he has a Forest. He has one but I have an investor who requires him to have even more hectarage.
      If there a way you can assist given it seems like you are in the industry.

  2. tinashe samuriwo

    my plantation is in mvurwi,i have 60 cubic meters of already harvested gumpoles;you can contact me on 0912377999

  3. Josephine

    I am looking for a company that can supply timber(sligna and pine).This timber is needed to manufacturer pallets in Lobatse,Botswana.

    • Thatayaone Tladi

      We can transport them for you from Zim but you must make arrangements for their purchase.We will just be transporters

    • tebogo

      We have a plantation here in mpumalanga, we have lots of gum poles. If interested call. 0827685360

  4. John Gwese

    We trust that the governments of both Botswana and Mozambique are in a position to award tenders to upcoming local Zimbabwean sawmillers not just for supplying timber but to harvest especially in Moza.






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