Logging-on’s second issue of February brings news of a full-tree training simulator from John Deere. Cut-To-Length (harvesters and forwarders) has traditionally been well covered by simulators, but this is a most interesting venture into providing the same benefits to the full-tree market (feller bunchers and skidders). We bring news of the new H8 harvester head from Ponsse. It has been designed for harsh applications and can be attached to Ponsse’s larger wheeled harvesters. Then we move to new technologies in timber transport. Volvo has introduced a new safety feature for their electric trucks and Mack has announced predictive cruise control on their highway trucks. Read more to learn about these amazing technologies. Finally, we examine the new connectivity offering for mulchers from Seppi M.
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