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Safire Insurance turns 30

22 May 2017, Posted by admin in Safire News

Safire recently celebrated its 30th anniversary by inviting its founder members to an awards event at Safire House in Pietermaritzburg. Safire Insurance, then known as the Central Timber Fire Protection Co-operative Limited, came into being on 1 May 1987 as an innovative insurance co-operative, created…

Obituary – Fred Keyser

29 Mar 2017, Posted by admin in Safire News

Above: Fred (seated), with three of his sons, from left to right, back row: Randolf, Friedel and Volley, who have continued to farm and maintain the family relationship with Safire and Brokoop. (Photograph kindly provided by NCT)   Friedrich Johannes Ludwig Keyser, known to most…

KZNFPA Report

22 Jul 2016, Posted by admin in Safire News

BACKGROUND In 1954 the Midlands FPA was established and some 30 years later later, became known as the KwaZulu- Natal Fire Protection Association.  As regional Fire Protection Associations were established and were registered by DAFF, throughout the Province, KZNFPA applied to DAFF and became the…

Shiselweni Fire Awareness Day – 7 July 2016

22 Jul 2016, Posted by admin in Safire News

On Thursday, 7 July 2016, the community of Shiselweni braved cold temperatures to convey a message: Prevent Wild Fires. The fire awareness day has become an annual event in Nhlangano (Swaziland) and is driven by local government, the local forestry companies, business and the local…

A tribute to Stuart McMurray

22 Jun 2016, Posted by admin in Safire News

Stuart with his beloved wife Colleen.   A tribute to Stuart McMurray It is with sadness that we note the passing of Stuart McMurray, a long-standing Safire board member, after a short illness.  A dedicated farmer, Stuart actively participated on many of the timber industry…

Cape Epic Release

04 May 2016, Posted by admin in Cape Epic, Safire News

Team Safire – Warren Price and Andy Davies – discuss the challenges of the Absa Cape Epic 2016 Safire Insurance proudly sponsored Team Safire, namely 2015 KZN Veteran’s Men’s MTB Champion Warren Price and his partner Andy Davies, in the daunting Absa Cape Epic, which…