S&V African Leather Magazine Vol11 No7 July 2017

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IN THIS ISSUE:

Ostrich
Avian Influenza plunges the ostrich industry into crisis - again.

Sector Reports
Hides and wet blues:
- Brits Leathers: We should all see a red light flashing.
- Brits Leathers: African Hide news offers traders better margins.
- Midland Tannery: Leather price drop unlikely - no increase in 2018 more realistic hope.
- Okapuka Tannery: If SA hide prices don't drop, there could be another casualty.
- Leather Association of Tanzania: Government still dragging its feet over export regulations.

Merino
- African Merino Trading: Trusting skin prices will drop.

Footwear and leather goods leathers
- Rotta Leathers: Looking for another supplier.
- The East African Hub: Supporting growth through visit to Ethiopia

Furniture
- Nakara: Management change.

Crocodile
- Exotic Leather Research Centre: Crocodile farming in SA conference report.

Farming - Zambeef 'Zambia's leading home-grown multinational'.
Opinion Springhare leather: A real by-product
From columnist H. Proctor.

Technology
Clean technology in the liming process - Part1, by Dr Clive Jackson-Moss, ISTT.
Leather made from 'hides' grown in the laboratory?

Some hide and leather specifications
Compiled by the ISTT.

Safety
H2S: UNIDO offers safety video for tannery 'killer'.

Textiles
Cotton prices uncertain in 2017/18.

Finally...
The soft side of Dr Clive.


Advertisers in this Issue
BASF (4), Buckman (2), DyStar Boehme Africa (OFC), ISTT (9), Lanxess (6), Mimosa Extract Co (8), Rolfes Chemicals (10), SCOT (12).

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