The CRC for Forestry has discovered that acoustics can be used to accurately measure certain wood quality parameters, with little effect on harvester productivity.
The TreeKing is a multi-stem stroke processing head that dangles from an excavator boom.
Two multi-tree harvesting systems were compared with a single-tree system in first thinning of Scots pine.
Can a harvester head optimise a tree as well as it can be done manually?
The Keto 873 processor is designed for processing larger trees in demanding conditions.
Three semi-mechanised and one mechanised system were examined, with the focus on tree size, form and bark adhesion.
New Zealand researchers set out to determine the optimal number of log assortments.
Ground-based logging systems are continually being used on steeper slopes. Australian researcher’s investigated one of these logging machines.