Interesting Information - Tips For Using Harvesters And Processors More Efficiently - Part 1
Here are some simple techniques to increase productivity, reduce fuel consumption and minimise wear and tear on the carrier and processing equipment.
Interesting Information - Tips For Using Harvesters And Processors More Efficiently - Part 2
This follows on from the January issue, where simple techniques to increase productivity, reduce fuel consumption and minimise wear and tear on the carrier and processing equipment are highlighted.
Steep Slope Harvesting - Ponsse Alpine Buffalo
Ponsse and Herzog have made use of a winch on a forwarder to increase its terrain handling capabilities.
Research - Steep Slope Harvesting In New Zealand
Improved productivity, no worker on the slope and no hand on the chainsaw? What is this all about?
New Products - Morbark 5500 Chain Flail Delimber/debarker
Morbark has introduced a new stand-alone, portable chain flail delimber/debarker.
Research Results - Low-investment Fully Mechanised Thinning
This research investigated a potential cost effective system for small sized pine thinning.
Newsflash - What's Happening In Forest Engineering?
BPW – Reduced weight of the Airtight II air suspension
John Deere – D Series Knuckleboom loaders
Mecanil – Wireless control for EG250 energy grapple
Oregon – Replaceable Sprocket Nose (RSN) bars for harvesters
14-18 July 2010 - INTERFORST Trade Fair for Forestry Technology - Munich, Germany.
19-22 August 2010 - Maderexpo - Montevideo, Uruguay.
24-27 August 2010 - Tra and Teknik: Wood Products and Technology - Göteborg, Sweden.
2-4 September 2010 - FinnMETKO - Finland.
7-9 October 2010 - Sabie Forest Fair - Sabie, South Africa.
15 November 2010 - Expocorma - Santiago, Chile.
13-15 April 2011 - Expoforest 2011 (and XVI Seminar on harvesting and wood transportation) - Brazil.
29-31 March 2012 - AusTimber (and conference) - Mount Gambier, South Australia.
5-8 June 2013 - ElmiaWood - Jonkoping, Sweden.
Research - Guidance On Site Selection For Brash Removal
This publication by the Forestry Commission focuses on slash removal after harvesting.
Research - Training Improves Harvester And Forwarder Productivity And Fuel Consumption
Skogforsk shows how method training can affect harvester and forwarder productivity and fuel consumption.