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.
Research Results - Tree Optimisation - Man Versus Machine!
Can a harvester head optimise a tree as well as it can be done manually?
Harvester Control Systems - New Maxixplorer Control System For Excavators
Komatsu has developed a control system for harvester heads being used with simple excavators.
Harvesting And Storage Of Short Rotation Coppice Willow
COFORD has supplied us with ideas on how to harvest coppiced willow, and store the product to meet customer requirements.
New European Project Commissioned To Generate Machine Operator Training Material
The project is financed by the European Commission under the Lifelong learning programme.
Tips For Safe Feller Buncher Operation
Feller bunchers, like many other logging machines, are safe machines if maintained and operated correctly.
Stihl Releases Their New Ms 261 C-m Chainsaw With M-tronic
The MS 261 C-M is a 50.2 cm3 chainsaw aimed at professional loggers.
Komatsu Releases Their New S132 Harvester Head
The S132 has been designed for demanding conditions such as crooked trees and difficult trunk shapes.
Caterpillar And Torc Robotics Launch Remote Control System For Certain Cat Machines
The applicable machines are the skid steer, multi terrain and compact track loaders.
Komatsu America Introduces The New Pc210lci-11 Intelligent Machine Control Excavator
The excavator now has machine-control-joystick functionality