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John Deere Introduces New FR27 Disc Saw Felling Head

The new FR27 Disc Saw Felling Head offers increased cut and accumulation capacity compared to previous models.The FR27 is now standard on the 953M and 959M models and is available as an optional enhancement on the 853M, 859M,

Stora Enso and EcoTelligent partner to advance sustainable wood-based telecom towers

Within the partnership, Stora Enso and EcoTelligent Oy will establish mass timber as the material of choice for telecommunication support structures. The collaboration is set to provide an alternative that will reduce the dependency on steel and concrete

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 £7000 ono Text

Healthy Forests: ‘It’s Never About Cutting an Individual Tree’

Singer-songwriter Carole King’s opinion piece in The New York Times, “It Costs Nothing to Leave Our Trees as They Are” elevated a national and international conversation about the health of forests, logging, deforestation, and climate change. At the heart of

Next Generation Harvesting Head Control

The Tigercat D7 control system combines a solid and field proven hardware and bucking control system with a Tigercat developed head control and user interface. The system offers powerful functionality, simplicity and intuitive operator navigation. There are two

Harvester or Forwarder Operator Required

Harold Taylor Timber Require a harvester or forwarder operator Harvester or Forwarder Operator required for Tigercat tracked harvester or forwarder. Our work is generally based around Perthshire, Angus and Aberdeenshire. Experience preferred but candidates with experience on farming

Trailer For Sale NOW SOLD

Trailer For Sale 2017 24′ Marshall bale trailer for sale, converted with 100 by 100 pins to take 12 tonnes logs ( 2 by 3 m. sections). Ladder added to protect Tractor. Tyres in good condition, minimal use.

TimberPro is expanding its forestry manufacturing operation

Adding 48,765 square feet will help increase production capacity To further contribute to the economy of northern Wisconsin,TimberPro, a manufacturer of forestry equipment, is making a significant expansion to its current operation in Shawano, Wisconsin, U.S. Working with

A Selection of Photos From APF 2022

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APF Exhibition 2022 – Second Day

The sun made an appearance on the second day of the APF Exhibition 2022. The first car park was already half full by 8.45 am and a long queue formed ready for the gates opening at 9.00 am.

BSW GROUP CONTINUES DRIVE TO EDUCATE AND INSPIRE INDUSTRY

The UK’s largest integrated timber and forestry business, BSW Group, is gearing up for a busy end to 2022, with its commitment to supporting STEM development continuing as students return to school. Throughout the 2021-22 academic year, BSW

Crofters invited to Highland tree growing event

Crofters and farmers in the west Highlands who are considering growing trees as part of their business are being invited to a ‘Walking and Talking Trees’ event in Ardgour, near Fort William.  The free event is part of

Virgin Money Supporting Multi Million Pound Sustainable Forestry and Carbon Reduction Measures

Virgin Money is pleased to announce that it has signed a new three-year agreement with Foresight Sustainable Forestry Company Plc (“FSF” or “the Fund”), under which it has provided a committed Revolving Credit Facility (“RCF”) of £30 million and an

GB Lubricants & Sami Bowler at APF 2022

GB Lubricants is delighted to announce the appointment of transport industry trailblazer and racing driver Sami Bowler as its first official brand ambassador. We caught up with Sami and the GB Lubricants team at the 22nd APF Exhibition

Funded forestry programme launches call for woodland owners and innovators

A new three-year programme has launched today, 22nd September, to bring more woodland into active management in the North East and Yorkshire by working with woodland owners and forestry innovators. Northwoods, a programme funded by the Forestry Commission

Svevia paves with climate-smart lignin-based asphalt in Håbo, Sweden

Swedish road and infrastructure operator Svevia continues collaboration with Stora Enso in paving with lignin-based asphalt. The stretch, which is 1,7 kilometers long, is the longest stretch in Sweden that is paved with a climate-smart asphalt, where part

New report – High pressure on the transport industry to shift to electric

Road transport is the most prioritized area to reduce CO2 emissions, according to leading e-commerce and manufacturing companies in Europe. A new report carried out by Ipsos and Volvo Trucks shows that companies are willing to pay more

APF Exhibition 2022

After a four-year hiatus, due to Covid-19, 2022 will see the 22nd APF Exhibition taking place once again at Ragley Estate in Alcester. The exhibition was started by the Association of Professional Foresters (now Confor) back in the

Volvo Trucks to begin customer testing of fuel cell trucks in 2025

Volvo Trucks are running tests of fuel cell electric trucks that only emit water vapour and have an operational range comparable to diesel trucks, up to 1,000 km. A second pilot phase is to follow in a few

Volvo Trucks presents a new fully electric axle for extended range

Volvo Trucks unveiled a completely new, fully electric rear axle at the IAA transport show in Hannover, Germany. Freeing up space for more batteries, the new e-axle means even longer range for Volvo’s battery electric trucks. Volvo Trucks
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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. 

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