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New west coast contract promotes timber transport by sea

A new £2.6 million contract to move thousands of tonnes of timber by sea, instead of by road, aims to continue the Scottish Government’s commitment to help decarbonise the forestry sector. Scottish Forestry has signed a three year

Perkins Engines: Celebrating 90 Years of Innovation

Perkins Engines: Celebrating 90 Years of Innovation It’s nothing short of amazing that a company founded by two out-of-work engineers has become one of the world’s most recognizable engine brands. With a history stretching back to 1932, Perkins is a

Tubex to demonstrate the future of tree protection at APF 2022

Tubex to demonstrate the future of tree protection at APF 2022 Tubex, which is sponsoring the show, will be showcasing its sustainable tree protection solutions including Tubex Nature, a bio-based and biodegradable tree shelter ideal for planting in


The largest integrated timber and forestry business in the UK, and a member of Binderholz, BSW Group has entered a joint venture with Power Sheds.  BSW has acquired a stake in the Yorkshire business, which has become a

CollectiveCrunch Focuses on Growth, Hires Petri Itkonen as Sales Director

CollectiveCrunch is an AI leader in the forestry industry. It collects climate, geo and process data and crunches this information into AI models for better prediction of forest inventories and the monitoring of carbon storage in forests for

John Deere Enhances Knuckleboom Loader Visibility With Cab Upgrades

Today, John Deere introduced the latest updates to its Knuckleboom Loader lineup including design adjustments to the 437E and 337E models. The 2022 model-year upgrades also feature a new hood profile, offering enhanced visibility. John Deere introduces the

A Mammoth Task

PONSSE unveiled their latest solutions for improving productivity in responsible forestry at their product launch earlier this year. The new Scorpion Giant, was one of the stars of the event along with a new 25 tonne capacity Mammoth

Major expansion of woodlands for communities across England

Millions of trees are set to be planted nationwide, thanks to £44.2 million in funding for Community Forests and woodland creation partners. Communities all across England will see millions more trees planted thanks to Government investment to expand

Tigercat 6900 Grinder

Tigercat officially introduces the 6900 grinder, the first regular production offering in Tigercat’s material processing category. The 6900 is the first production grinder designed and built by Tigercat. The 6900 is a heavy-duty upswing grinder made for high

Used Forestry Equipment For Sale

Bateson 3543 Trailer, 1990 Ponsse S15 Ergo 6WD Forwarder, Genmac Combiplus 7900 RE Generator, Reipal Tree Jack & wheel chains for sale. 1990 Ponsse S15 Ergo 6WD Forwarder.In good straight condition.Good, strong, fast crane. Control cards recently serviced

Komatsu’s Smart Construction Retrofit kits are an easy, affordable way to update your fleet

Easily installed 3D guidance kit offers access to design and payload data Looking for an easy way to improve your grading performance? Now, with Komatsu’s easy and affordable Smart Construction Retrofit kits, your conventional Komatsu excavators can be

Giant Sequoia trees need emergency action

Emergency fuels reduction treatments needed to provide for the long-term survival of Giant Sequoia groves The US Department of Agriculture’s Forest Service is initiating emergency fuels reduction treatments to provide for the long-term survival of Giant Sequoia groves

Senior Instructor – Agricultural Engineer

Senior Instructor – Agricultural Engineer x 2 positions £28,626 – £30,684 per annum Full Time, Permanent Dumfries                                           Ref: ASWF/ILM/026/21 and ASWF/ILM/008/22 SRUC is unique in Scotland and one of the largest organisations of its kind in Europe.  Our

A.S Engineering and Fabrication

A.S Engineering and Fabrication Adam Scott, the proprietor of A.S Engineering and Fabrication, is a forestry engineer and designer based in Dumfries and Galloway. His workshop is easy to find and is based just outside the village of

Used Stump Grinder & Chippers For Sale

Used Stump Grinder For Sale Used Bandit 2100SP Stump Grinder – £7,300 + VATBandit 2100SP200529hp Lombardini dieselRadio remoteGreenteethExtendable tongueBelt drive Used Farmi CH27 DMR Chipper – £7,500 + VAT FIND US ON Used Carlton SP4012 Stump Grinder –

Volvo Trucks showcases new zero-emissions truck

Imagine a truck that only emits water vapour, produces its own electricity onboard and has a range of up to 1,000 km. It’s possible with fuel cells powered by hydrogen, and Volvo Trucks has started to test vehicles

Vehicle operator licensing: moving away from paper

In this latest joint blog from the Traffic Commissioners for Great Britain and the Department for Infrastructure in Northern Ireland, we find out about the latest developments to online operator licensing services for major applications. There are approaching

TMK 300 Tree Shear For Sale

TMK 300 Tree Shear For Sale TMK 300 tree shear fitted with tilt and headstock, was on a Merlo but would fit on any machine with a flow of 80 – 150 LPM  Pressure 180 -220 Bar £8500 ono Text

Used Equipment For Sale

Used Equipment For Sale Used Equipment For Sale – HSM 208F Timber Forwarder, Hyundai R125LCR-9A excavator, John Deere 1270g Harvester, Valtra T174 4WD Tractor, Ponsse Wisent and a Scania G450 Tractor Unit c/w self-propelled Jenz HEM 561 chipper

Palms 410 Timber Grapple For Sale

Palms 410 Timber Grapple For Sale Palms 410 Timber Grapple approximately 6 years old, in good condition, hardly used. £6,000 or nearest offer. Contact Wendy at for more details. FIND US ON Contact Wendy at for
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