Sharing data for improved forest protection and monitoring
17 October, 2019
Although the mapping of aboveground biomass is now possible with
satellite remote sensing, these maps still have to be calibrated and
validated using on-site data gathered by researchers across the world.
IIASA contributed to the establishment of a new global database...
John Deere Announces New Forestry Swing Machine Options
16 October, 2019
Utilizing invaluable customer feedback, John Deere is rolling out increased options on its G-Series forestry swing machines,
to help lower daily operating costs, boost productivity, and increase
uptime. New updates, including improvements to the machine design...
Tigercat releases 1165 wheel harvester
16 October, 2019
The 1165 is a mid-sized harvester well suited for thinning, selective
cut and final fell applications. With strong swing and leveling
capabilities that exceed the competition, the 1165 is well suited for
steep slopes. The machine is available in both six-wheel and eight-wheel
3D-printing breakthrough for printing wooden products
1 October, 2019
Several years ago, we heard how scientists from Sweden's Chalmers University had created a 3D-printing medium made from wood fibre.
Now, they've developed a new method of printing with it, producing
solid material with the structure and qualities of natural wood.
The New Little
29 August, 2019
The new Axtor 4510 rounds out the proven Axtor series at the bottom end.
Like its big brothers the Axtor 6010 and 8012, this new machine can
shred as well as chip, and is designed for wood and green cuttings. In
shredder mode with free-swinging teeth it makes composting material.
New John Deere 910G and 1010G Forwarders Offer Maximum Power In A Compact Size
18 July, 2019
Agile and versatile, the new John Deere 910G and 1010G Forwarders
provide loggers with a reliable solution designed with their needs in
mind. Equipped with ultra-comfortable cabs and available with a variety
of boom, load space, axle and cabin options.
HPE Africa attended 2019 Focus on Forestry Conference in conjunction with HinTech Manufacturing
3 July, 2019
HPE Africa showcased a Hyundai R220LC-9S excavator - converted by
Hintech Manufacturing into a versatile HT shovel yarder - at the 2019
Focus on Forestry Conference, held in White River recently."This tough machine, known for safe and efficient operation in applications with steep terrain.
MaxiVision Take production planning to a whole new level
2 July, 2019
MaxiVision helps you to visualise the state and conditions of the
forest, both today and tomorrow. Different map views provide you with
data about ground conditions and the rest of the team's production
enabling you to plan your work as efficiently as possible and with
minimal forest impact.
KESLA’s most popular head for thinning, 18RH-II, renewed
2 July, 2019
The extensive KESLA range covers both roller and stroke harvester heads
for profession-als, from small thinning heads up to heavy-duty heads for
clear cuttings and processing at landings. On SkogsElmia, KESLA
displays the 18RH-II, 25RH-II, 27RH-II and 30RH-II roller models.
Continued demand for TAKRAF Africa’s range of technologies from across the commodity spectrum
26 June, 2019
Key equipment supplier, TAKRAF Africa, part of the global Tenova
TAKRAF group, is handing over a complete woodchip conveying package as part of
an expansion to a specialized cellulose production facility in South