We are the leading supplier of treated wooden poles.
Our eucalyptus poles are used for overhead transmission and telephone lines. We also supply poles for building, fencing and agricultural applications.
In the South African market we serve customers such as Electrical Contractors, Power Utility Companies, Municipalities, Retailers and Farmers. Our poles comply with relevant standards, including SANS754, SANS457-3, ESKOM DSP34-1647 & ISO9001:2015 requirements. Approximately 70% of our products are destined for export to countries such as Botswana, Mozambique, Tanzania, Kenya, Malawi, Zambia and Namibia. We have also exported to Ethiopia, Madagascar, DCR, Lesotho, Angola, Europe and the Middle East.
With our dedicated fleet of trucks we can deliver wooden transmission poles up to 22 meters in length to our local and export clients. We pride ourselves in quality service from pre-sales stage through to on time delivery.
Our timber is sourced internally from our own plantations and from external commercially grown plantations that comply to FSC standards.
Timberg is the front runner in the industry with regard to quality and service. The manufacturing, quality assurance, testing and research resources of Timberg are of a world-class standard. Timberg has been nominated several times by the Johannesburg Chamber of Commerce as Exporter of the Year for its excellent service towards development of Africa.
TRANSMISSION & UTILITY POLES
1 – 24 METRES
MINIMUM TOP DIAMETER
32 -300 MM
50 – 75
|Treatment||Creosote or CCA|
|Penetration Depth||15 mm minimum|
|Minimum depth of Sapwood||15 mm|
|Minimum depth of preservative impregnation||15 mm|
|Method of Marking||Aluminium Plate with ACT SANS logo|
|Minimum Net Preservative Retention||115kg/m³ & 20kg/m³|
|Impregnation Treatment Method||Creosote or CCA, Full Cell (Bethel)|
|Modulus of Elasticity||11000N/mm²|
|Seasoning||Kiln or Air Dry|
|Average Weight of Pole||According to size|
|Canti-lever & Mid-point Loading||As per SANS:754 and SANS:457-3|
|Gang nails||Pole Caps|
Timberg poles conform to the following standards:
|ISO9001:2015||Quality Management System-Requirements|
|SANS754||Eucalyptus Poles, Cross arms and Spacers for Power Distribution & Communication systems|
|SANS457-3||Wooden Poles, Droppers, Guardrail Posts and Spacer blocks Part 3: Hardwood species|
|SANS1288||Preservative treated timber|
|ACT||African Certification & Testing approved to wood and wood products EAC 6 NACE16, manufactured in compliance with SANS754, SANS457-3 and SANS1288|
|ESKOM DSP34-1647||National Specification for Creosote treated wooden poles, Cross-arms & Spacer blocks|
We encourage our clients to visit our factory. Certification and validation of our products and quality processes may also be done by client representatives such as SGS.
A, B & C
Does NOT Comply
E, F, G, H & I
Timberg have a dedicated fleet of Trucks (some equipped with cranes) with highly skilled Driver’s and are able to deliver poles to all destinations in South Africa as well as most destinations in Africa. Our Logistics department have trained staff who are capable of ensuring fast efficient (road or rail) cross-border deliveries as well as Shipment of poles to any destination Globally.
Please contact our Sales Team for any enquiries.