Sappi Southern Africa
Sustainability Report

OUR
OPERATIONS

DISSOLVING WOOD PULP (DWP)

NGODWANA MILL
250,000 tpa
DWP
SAICCOR MILL
800,000 tpa
DWP



Saiccor Mill is the world's largest single manufacturing site for dissolving wood pulp.

PACKAGING AND
SPECIALITY PAPERS

TUGELA MILL
200,000 tpa
corrugating medium
150,000 tpa neutral sulphite

semi-chemical pulp (NSSC)

for own consumption

Also produces lignosulphonate

STANGER MILL
60,000 tpa

bleached bagasse pulp for own consumption

110,000 tpa

office paper and tissue paper

NGODWANA MILL
210,000 tpa

unbleached chemical pulp for own consumption

240,000 tpa kraft linerboard

PRINTING AND WRITING PAPERS

NGODWANA MILL
110,000 tpa

mechanical pulp for own consumption

140,000 tpa

newsprint

FORESTS
(OWN AND OUTGROWERS)

  • We own and lease 387,000 hectares of plantations, of which approximately one third is managed for biodiversity conservation.
  • There are approximately 27,588 million tons of standing timber on our land.
  • Contracted supply covers about 129,000 hectares.
  • Approximately 56 million seedlings were supplied from our own nurseries in 2018.
  • Sappi Khulisa, our enterprise and supplier development scheme, incorporates community tree-farming in KwaZulu-Natal and the Eastern Cape. The total area currently managed under this programme amounts to 27,080 hectares. In FY2018, under the programme, 483,359 tons (2017: 448,221 tons; 2016: 395,232 tons), worth approximately ZAR387 million was delivered to our operations. Since 1995, a total volume of 3,796,940 tons, to the value of ZAR2.1 billion, has been purchased from small growers under this programme.
  • Lomati Mill produces 102,000 m³ of sawn timber.



Approximately one-third of our owned and leased land is managed for biodiversity conservation.