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”.
Research Results - Roadside Bundling Of Logging Residue
Research has been carried out on a prototype truck mounted logging residue bundler.
Which Bandtrack Should I Be Using?
ECO-TRACKS provide a brief overview of the application of their different bandtracks.
Valmet Becomes Komatsu
Red machines will still be working in the forest, but the Valmet brand will no longer be used.
Logging Research Results - Learning Curves Of Harvester Operators
A long term study of 32 harvester operators yielded some very interesting information.
22-26 March 2011 - ConExpo - Las Vegas, USA.
13-15 April 2011 - Expoforest 2011 (and XVI Seminar on harvesting and wood transportation) - Brazil.
3-4 June 2011 - Forestry Harvesting Demo - Forest of Ae, United Kingdom.
5-7 September 2011 - New Zealand Forest Industries 2011 Expo - Rotorua, New Zealand.
11-13 October 2011 - Austrofoma - Rein, Austria.
29-31 March 2012 - AusTimber (and conference) - Mount Gambier, South Australia.
20-22 September 2012 - Demo International - Saint-Raymond, Quebec.
5-8 June 2013 - ElmiaWood - Jonkoping, Sweden.
New Publication - Ground Based Harvesting Handbook
The South African Ground Based Harvesting Handbook will appeal to all loggers and students foresters, contractors and students.
Conference Paper - Improvements To Equipment For Harvesting Biomass
What equipment is available and what changes could be made to improve its effectiveness?
New Publication - Onboard Computer Guide For Logging Machines
CRC for Forestry in Australia have produced a guide that will assist the foresters and contractors with onboard computer selection.