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CAT® 330 and 330 GC next generation excavators deliver increased efficiency and lower operating costs
30 November, 2018
CAT
The Next Generation 30-ton size class excavators from Caterpillar - the 330 and 330 GC increase operating efficiency, lower fuel and maintenance costs, and improve operator comfort compared to previous models. The new excavators offer unique combinations of features. read more
John Deere Adds Stump Shredder to Worksite Pro™ Attachments Lineup
23 November, 2018
John Deere
John Deere continues to expand its Worksite ProTM attachments lineup with the addition of the SS30 model Stump Shredder. Ideal for landscaping and construction job sites, the new shredder removes stumps from 203 mm (8 inches) to 711 mm (28 inches) in one pass. read more
Waratah Forestry Equipment celebrates 45th anniversary
23 November, 2018
Waratah
Waratah Forestry Equipment is proudly celebrating 45 years of innovation and serving customers in the forestry industry. The company pioneered mechanized harvesting with first-class products paired with unparalleled customer support. read more
New technology to remotely assess individual trees
21 November, 2018
New technology to remotely assess individual trees
While foresters don't necessarily have to abandon their diameter tapes and vertex hypsometers, there is no denying that rapidly-evolving remote sensing technologies are revolutionising forest management practices. Field-based inventory methods and sampling designs... read more
Near real time forestry monitoring innovation
31 October, 2018
Near real time forestry monitoring innovation
We recently covered two stories on remote sensing for forestry applications. Below is information linked to a new service being supplied by a South African company, Swift Geospatial who will be presenting at the Australian leg of the upcoming ForestTECH 2018 series on 20-21 November. read more
Bandit truck carrier lineup built with the operator in mind
26 October, 2018
Bandit
Bandit Industries has improved its lineup of track carriers and forestry mowers on virtually every facet of the previous forestry mower line. The result is a completely new machine designed around the operator first. The BTC-300 and the BTC-150 feature powerful... read more
Rayco Introduces New Stump Cutter Models, Trailer
26 October, 2018
Morbark
Rayco Manufacturing is pleased to announce the debut of two stump cutter models - the RG55 and RG80 - as well as the new TRG stump cutter trailer. These are the first new product introductions for Rayco since the company was acquired by Morbark, LLC, in November 2017. read more
Ponsse is the most reputable country in Finland
18 October, 2018
Ponsse
According to T-Media's Reputation&Trust survey, Ponsse is the most reputable company in Finland in 2018. Ponsse received a higher score in the survey than any company ever before. Ponsse was evaluated to be excellent in all eight dimensions of reputation. read more
New, light to top handle chainsaw with
15 October, 2018
Husqvarna
Husqvarna - one of the world's leading producers of forest, park and garden products - introduces a new top handle chainsaw for arborists, which is one of the lightest on the market, designed for tree care professionals who want maximum productivity with minimum downtime.  read more
Monitoring forest health from afar
27 September, 2018
Monitoring forest health from afar
UAV multispectral imagery and satellite data can be used to monitor physiological stress in trees. Researchers from Crown research institute Scion treated selected Pinus radiata with herbicide to stress the trees. The colour of the pine needles changed as the herbicide took effect. read more

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