Tractive Systems For Harvesting - Tracks Versus Wheels?
This table provides a comparison of these two tractive methods for harvesting equipment.
Log Transport - Extra Long Log Haulage Rig Tested Successfully
A 30 metre (98 ft), 66 tonne payload log truck can deliver 20% improved fuel consumption.
Wheeled Harvesters: What Were The Design Reasons Behind Parts Of The Nordic Harvester?
A research publication from the late 1990’s supplies valuable information on Cut-To-Length logging systems.
Logging Costs - Calculate Your Machine And System Rates
The USDA Forest Service has three machine and system costing models free for download from the web.
Log Transport - New Long Lasting Steering Tyres From Michelin
The new Michelin XZA3 steering tyre guarantees at least 30% more mileage.
Logging Safety - Timber Harvesting Safety Manual
This manual provides valuable information for the safe operation of ground-based logging systems.
Log Transport - Heavy Vehicle Configurations And Resource Roads
This technical note provides information on the suitability of certain vehicle configurations for forestry roads.
Interesting Information - Reduce Your Diesel Consumption And Sell The Carbon Offset!
The Carbon Offset Aggregation Cooperative (COAC) will assist machine owners reduce fuel consumption, and then sell the resultant carbon offsets.
Fuel Consumption Of Log Haulage Versus General Freight
This COFORD Connects publication sheds some light on how log transport fuel consumption compares to general haulage.
Comparing The Costs Of Different Systems To Transport Stump Wood
A research bulletin produced as part of the Forest Power project examined stump wood transport.