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Forestry Vehicles Go Green

Adam Hylén details how high-performance steel provides a low-carbon footprint for forestry vehicles With the COP26 climate change summit scheduled in November 2021, political pressure is building to improve sustainability of manufactured products. Consequently, companies are increasingly calling

Trees and Timber Modern Apprenticeship

Forestry and Land Scotland – Trees and Timber Modern Apprenticeship We are looking to recruit 10 enthusiastic people who have an interest in forestry to join our teams in our South and Central Regions to complete a 2

A 69% increase in logging claimed by Euro study may only be actually 6%

Is forest harvesting increasing in Europe? Is forest harvesting increasing in Europe? Apparently so, but not as much as reported last July in a controversial study published in Nature. The study, titled ‘Abrupt increase in harvested forest area

The Crown Estate, Windsor. Forestry Machine Operator Required

Forestry Machine Operator Required The Crown Estate, Windsor require a Forestry Machine Operator. The Windsor Estate covers approximately 6,400 hectares (15,800 acres)including 3200 hectares of sustainable multi-purpose forest. Windsor is the only Royal Park & Forest managed by


Latest Used Forestry Equipment For Sale This weeks used listings include a Kockums 860 Skidder, Jcb 818 Super 1994 Harvester with Logset 6.65 head, Logset Forwarder 6F, Ponsse Wisent Forwarder, Komatsu 865 forwarder, Hydro Ax 511B Forestry Mulcher,

Newton Rigg Ltd Launch Urgent Action Plan

Protecting The Future Of Newton Rigg Newton Rigg Ltd is calling for support as the community organisation announces its urgent action plan to rebuild the future of land-based education at Newton Rigg, starting with land-based training courses this

Scotland Leads The Way For UK Forestry

Forestry and wood processing is a 21st century Scottish success story. Increased tree planting has attracted hundreds of millions of pounds in investment and is sequestering carbon, providing thousands of jobs and creating more places for people and

Smooth Boom Control for Tracked Feller Bunchers and Harvesters

Smooth Boom Control for Tracked Feller Bunchers and Harvesters John Deere announces the release of Smooth Boom Control for its M-Series Tracked Feller Bunchers and MH-Series Tracked Harvesters.Developed in global collaboration between the John Deere Wheeled Cut-to-Length and Full-Tree Forestry

Timber Prices In China Soar

Timber Prices In China Soar Timber prices in China soar as imports have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, which has put much stress on companies in the sector. But experts predicted that the situation would ease as

Lumber Prices Soar, But Logs Are Still Dirt Cheap

Lumber Prices Soar, But Logs Are Still Dirt Cheap Lumber prices have soared to records. Demand for wood is skyrocketing. The shares of wood suppliers are surging. And yet, trees themselves are dirt cheap in places like Louisiana,

CAT 2 Driver Wanted

CAT 2 Driver Wanted Kingwell Holdings are looking for a CAT 2 Driver for our Volvo. Top rates of pay and many other benefits for someone who enjoys delivering CAT2 loads of forestry machinery. The work involves full


Latest Forestry Equipment For Sale The Latest Forestry Equipment for sale this week includes a KMS 12 U 37 with Konrad radio control KFS, Posch  S-301 Firewood Processor, Valtra tractor with Botex cranes, Mountain harvester Koller K301, Komatsu

Harvester/Forwarder Operator & Hand Cutters Required

SilvaCo Ltd. Require A Harvester/Forwarder Operator and Hand cutters Harvester/Forwarder operator required, lots of hours available including weekends if desired. We run a Ecolog 590D with a Logmax 700 head and a Valmet 860. We cover Gloucestershire, Wiltshire

Kvarnsveden Mill And Veitsiluoto Mill Set To Close

Stora Enso will start co-determination negotiations with employees at its Kvarnsveden Mill in Sweden and Veitsiluoto Mill in Finland regarding a plan to permanently close down pulp and paper production at both mills. The planned closures would take


Various forestry equipment for sale this week including mulcher heads from Seppi and Osma, Fecon Stumpex Stump Grinder, Komatsu 931.1, Liebherr 914 Woody 52 Harvester, John Deere 1410D Forwarder, Komatsu 855, John Deere 1510E Forwarder, Pfanzelt RWP 11+

German Softwood Exports Increasing

The softwood timber harvest in Germany is likely to reach almost 50 million m³ in 2020, about 10 million m³ more than a typical year before the spruce bark beetle-infestation in 2018. In addition, Germany has harvested 6-7

Harvester and Forwarder Operators Required

We require Harvester and Forwarder Operators for our Tigercat LH855 harvester with Logmax 10,000 head and our Komatsu 875 or 895 forwarder. Our work is generally based around Perthshire, Angus and Aberdeenshire. Experience preferred but candidates with experience

The CL family is growing: WOODCRACKER® CL320

The WOODCRACKER® CL320 product line features light-weighted and swift machines, which have wide-ranging fields of application due to their low weight. Until now, the CL machines are mounted to carrier vehicles from 2.5 to 14 tons and can cut trees

Timber Lorry Driver Required

Timber Lorry Driver wanted for a Wagon and Drag with Cabin Crane Working mainly in Perthshire/Angus /Aberdeenshire. Experience in timber haulage and crane use preferred but willing to train a driver with a good attitude who is willing

PONSSE Awarded Red Dot Product Design For Scorpion Cabin

Ponsse Scorpion’s new Future Cabin cockpit, launched in February, has won the product design award in the internationally acclaimed Red Dot design competition. The win came in the product design category with the highest Best of the Best

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