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Waratah introduces new H212 harvesting and processing head

Waratah, wood harvesting, machine

Waratah Forestry Equipment introduces the new H212 harvesting and processing head. Waratah’s smallest harvesting head, designed for 8-16 metric ton tracked carriers or 16-18 metric ton wheeled carriers, provides enhanced productivity for early thinning operations. The multi-purpose head can handle mixed hardwood and softwood stands as well …

John Deere introduces new H219 harvesting head

John Deere, new machinery, harvester head

John Deere introduces new H219 harvesting head for large harvesters and big timber. The two-wheel-drive H219 harvester head has dual-speed feed motors. Its feed force and speed automatically adjust to the size of the timber being processed. Long knives and large roller openings make it easy to grab the tree for fell cutting. The combined …

OneFortyOne fully compliant with Australian Standard® for Sustainable Forest Management

OneFortyOne, Australia, harvesting right, softwood plantation, Green Triangle region, Australian Standard for Sustainable Forest Management

OneFortyOne confirms that independent forestry auditors have once again found the company and its forests to be fully compliant with the globally endorsed Australian Standard® for Sustainable Forest Management. OneFortyOne’s Planning & Compliance Manager, Janeth Mackenzie said: “Our forests offer vital answers for Australian …

Swedish Forest Agency: Increase in harvesting expected in 2019

Swedish wood, Swedish Forest Agency, gross felling, sawn wood, pulp, round wood, wood chips, harvest

Harvesting in Sweden is expected to increase this year, showing a forecast from the Swedish Forest Agency. If the forecast stands, it is the highest figure since 2007. Gross felling in 2019 is estimated to be 94 million forest cubic metres, slightly more than 2018 when preliminary gross felling was less than 93.5 million cubic metres. There are …

Sabah Chief Conservator defends log export ban

Malaysia, logging, harvesting, timber

Chief Conservator of Forests, Mashor Mohd Jaini, said the State Government’s log export ban should spur the development of the wood-based industry in the State. He said the aim of the State government was to see the production of a wide range of high value wood products to support economic development and the creation employment …

MTE confirms private sector to be contracted for logging

MTE, Myanmar, harvesting

The private sector will be contracted to undertake log harvesting and transport this year, according to the Deputy General Manager of the Extraction Department in the Myanmar Timber Enterprise (MTE) MTE may rent out heavy machinery and elephants to contractors. Previously harvesting was suspended for a year, but will resume in fiscal year 2017-18 …

Myanmar's deliberation over harvesting ban

harvest ban, Myanmar

Former Director Genaral of the Forestry Department, Dr. Kyaw Tint, explained his latest research on how the Myanmar Selection System (MSS) could be modified in light of the decision to restrict harvesting during a workshop. Dr Kyaw’s conclusion was that a total harvesting ban could create as many problems for the forestry sector as it is …

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