S&V African Leather Magazine Vol11 No1 January 2017

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IN THIS ISSUE:

Sector Reports
Feedlots
Weather alone will determine slaughter figures says SA Feedlot Association.
Karan predicts 8% drop in cattle slaughter.

Dorper pickles/Bovine wet blues/Bovine & kudu upholstery
Good rains for part of the country, says Leather & Allied Industries Association of Namibia


Dorper pickles
Pick-up expected ‘in a few months’ time’
Goat and bovine wet blues
Little demand for low grades of skins, hides says Leather Association of Tanzania

Game skins and hair-on bovine
3 EU delegations to assess venison industry shortly, says Game Abattoir & Meat Exporters of SA.
New taxidermy, game skin association to invite members – SA Taxidermy & Tannery Association.

Crocodile/Alligator
Globally, the luxury market is stressed, says Le Croc.

Opinion – Can spectrophotometry help you?
Colour matching is complicated because, well, it’s complicated, says columnist H. Procter.

Technology
Clean processing technology and sustainable production in the tanning industry
Reducing Salt in Tannery Wastewater – Part 8, from Dr Clive Jackson-Moss.

Some hide and leather specifications
Compiled by the ISTT.

Culture & History
Ongoing series on the Museum of Leathercraft in Northampton.

Fairs
Première Vision Leather ‘to stress links with other sectors’.
India’s Council for Leather Exports offers tickets to Cape Town show.


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