Timber Transport Research Results - Using Carbon To Carry Carbon?
Large amounts of carbon are stored in timber products. However, transporting the timber from the forest to the mill involves the combustion of fossil fuels. How much do these emissions reduce the net carbon sequestration value of the timber?
Interesting Products - Awassos Md 60c Cable Mini-skidder
The Awassos MD 60C articulated mini-skidder is ideal for low impact forestry and selective cutting (thinning) operations.
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.
Muck-truck - Your Motorised Wheel Barrow!
If you need a small vehicle to do some work around your road construction site, look no further!
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.
Safety In Forestry Harvesting And Haulage
This WorkSafe Victoria publication provides practical information on safety risk management.
Forest Engineering / Logging Handbook - A Must Read For The Forester
An updated handbook is on the market, titled “An introduction to forest operations and technology”.
Alternative In-forest Vehicles
JST Services has come up with a few innovative ways of collecting logs from difficult areas.
Good Practice Guide - Production Of Wood Fuel From Forest Landings
This guide covers the recovery of logging residues from landings.