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Ponsse and its technology company Epec have embarked on the FORWARD’27 ecosystem programme, which targets the research and development of responsible and environmentally friendly solutions for mobile work machines. FORWARD’27 is a joint programme of Ponsse’s and Epec.
Scottish Forestry is keen to see more riparian woodland, which is essentially planting trees along rivers and streams. Riparian planting is a fantastic way to boost an area’s biodiversity and encourage nature to thrive, whilst also contributing to
Ford Expands Global truck family with the first ever Ford Ranger plug in Hybrid Ford Ranger will introduce plug-in hybrid technology to the mid-size truck segment with its first ever Ranger Plug-in Hybrid electric vehicle in early 2025
Teams across Tilhill and Maelor Forest Nurseries will compete to walk, cycle or run a total of 750 miles, following a virtual route from our Uffculme office all the way up to our Inverness office in aid of
Bald spots to dead roots: ash dieback is causing numerous, challenging operations in the field of tree felling and traffic safety. The use of SENNEBOGEN tree care handlers is proving to be a particularly environmentally friendly and efficient
GB Lubricants is the first private sector company in the UK to connect to and use the ground-breaking Gateshead District Energy scheme; part of the manufacturer’s ongoing sustainability commitment as it looks to achieve net carbon zero manufacturing
Scania’s new digital dashboard Smart Dash is opening the way to smarter, safer and better truck driving experiences for all kinds of drivers. Its modular build and latest digital solutions ensure that Scania trucks offer a secure, connected
GB Lubricants’ range of forestry oils, lubricants and greases has been specifically formulated to meet the various needs required to ensure forestry vehicles and equipment stay well-maintained and do not let you down when you need them most. Ensuring that machinery
A team of budding soccer stars from BSW Timber’s Dalbeattie site recently took part in a charity football match that raised a remarkable sum of over £800 in support of Macmillan Cancer Support. The spirited event brought together
Rototilt is continuing its latest series of product launches with a new generation of sorting grabs and multi-grabs. “This is one of the most popular products in our work tool range. Through continuous product development, we will ensure
A unique hybrid truck with a solar panel covered trailer is being tested on public roads, as a result of a two-year research collaboration involving Scania, Uppsala University, Eksjö Maskin & Truck, Midsummer, Ernsts Express, and Dalakraft. The
Chris Watson is a Woodland Resilience Advisor for the Forestry Commission. In this blog post he’ll be exploring the different threats facing our woodlands, and how woodland management can help mitigate these threats and increase the future health
An estimated 20 million birch seeds have been scattered on the hillside above the A83 thanks to the use of drone seeding technology. We’ve been working closely with Transport Scotland in this latest phase of drone seeding, which
Grant from U.K. Government’s Red Diesel Replacement Phase 2 Competition will be used to validate Danfoss’ Dextreme Max system in 30-ton electric excavator Dextreme Max is expected to generate 50% energy savings, mitigating obstacles to electrification of large
Volvo Trucks ramps up electric truck volumes and starts serial production of heavy battery electric trucks at the Ghent factory in Belgium. This means that electric Volvo trucks are now built in four factories – three in Europe
A digital representation of the complete sawmill workflow, large amounts of data and new automated processes. With its new grading mill in place and the B700 project successfully completed, Bollsta Sawmill is equipped and ready to face the
Operator for a Tigercat 855 with a LogMax 10000 harvesting head wanted An opportunity for a Tigercat 855 harvester operator has become vacant for working in the Angus and Aberdeenshire areas with Harold Taylor Timber. You will be
Road Haulage Association announced as new Working Minds partner Help is available via the free, confidential, text “BeAMate” service More needs to be done to protect Britain’s truckers from work-related stress. That’s the view of the Health and
ProSilva constantly engages in product development to refine its machines for enhanced durability, cost-effectiveness, and efficiency. In this effort, ProSilva’s customers also play a significant role, as the most significant insights for product development often come from the
We cover all aspects of the forest industry from ground preparation, road building, planting, harvesting, extraction, haulage, saw-milling, health and safety, through to the end product. We visit harvesting sites, contractors, hauliers, and timber processing plants to keep abreast of all the latest news and technology.
Spending most of my life in forestry has afforded me the opportunity to build up a network of highly experienced operators that I am able to call upon for trialing forestry equipment and accessories. Having this unique network of operators gives us the advantage of carrying out honest and unbiased trials in optimum conditions.
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