Catapu, the 25,000 hectare forestry concession and sawmill belonging to Dalmann Mozambique

 

All the turning blanks and squares exported to the UK are manufactured at Catapu.

 

This includes the felling and extraction of logs, the sawmilling of the logs, drying of the timber and breakdown for export. 

Offloading harvested timber

Offloading harvested timber

All logs are still moved by hand

All logs are still moved by hand

Pinheiro

Pinheiro

Processing section prior to kilning

Processing section prior to kilning

Post kiln processing sections

Post kiln processing sections

Loading for Transportation

Loading for Transportation

Main breakdown store

Main breakdown store

The old faithful - the Pinheiro breakdown saw - 1 of 2 units

The old faithful - the Pinheiro breakdown saw - 1 of 2 units

Pinheiro

Pinheiro

The two kilns

The two kilns

Dry yard

Dry yard

The Catapu team

The Catapu team