Komatsu Forest Introduces Speedshift, A New Forwarder Option
This enables operators to use the machine's full speed range without having to stop to change gear.
Fpinnovations Produces A New Guideline For Integrated Harvesting Practices
The guideline was produced for British Columbia but contains useful information for all managers interested in harvesting of conventional roundwood and biomass
Caterpillar Announces The Launch Of Two New Cat® Forest Machine Models
The 548 and the 548 LL machine platforms are versatile, purpose-built track machines that can be customized to perform a complete range of tasks for forestry operations and contractors
Interesting Information - Reduced Impact Logging Manuals
The International Tropical Timber Organisation (ITTO) in collaboration with the Tropical Forest Foundation (TFF) has produced a very useful series of technical manuals for reduced impact logging.
New Website Describes Tier Engine Emission Requirements And Technologies
This CASE website gives a clearer understanding of what the main engine emission problems are, and how the manufacturers are using technology to reach the new standards.
Roads - Low Water Stream Crossings
A selection and design guide for low water stream crossings.
Research Results - Tyre Pressure Control Systems (tpcs) Do Improve Fuel Consumption
FPInnovations has concluded research that examined the effect of TPCS in off-road applications.
Road Construction - Road Surfacing In Forestry
A paper in the NZ Journal of Forestry discusses improving forest road surfaces by using good gravel aggregate.
Forest Roads - Having Trouble Handling Your Concrete Pipes?
Kenco has developed an innovative Pipe Hook to offload and place concrete pipes.
New Research Results - Management Of Unsealed Gravel Roads
This paper investigated current practices for managing unsealed earth and aggregate roads.