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Stora Enso Introduces A Unique Carbon Neutral Cartonboard Offering

Performa Light CarbonZero™ by Stora Enso is the first carbon neutral cartonboard offer in the market. It helps Stora Enso’s customers to have a smaller climate impact.   Performa Light CarbonZero is a carbon neutral, renewable and recyclable

New Cranab Crane for Vimek Next Generation

Cranab has developed an all-new crane for Vimek Next Generation. The crane has been developed to be the perfect match for the new forwarder and has already received very positive feedback from users. “It’s great to be able

Forestry Field Service Technician

Have you considered working in Irelands thriving forestry Industry? Have you considered working in Irelands thriving forestry Industry? McHale Plant Sales, Distributor of the leading range of Komatsu Forest Timber Harvesters and Forwarders for Ireland and Northern Ireland

30-10-2021

The latest Used Forestry Equipment For Sale this week include a selection of Unimogs, Grapples, Ponsse H8 HD Harvesting Head + Opti PC, John Deere CH8 extension ram, Tipping Trailer-3 Way, Heizohack Chip Truck, Valtra T174 TwinTrac +

Supply of UK timber catches up

Softwood timber supplies for the UK catch up but other problems persist More than seven million m3 of timber and panel products were imported into the UK from January through to July 2021, according to the latest Timber Trade Federation

Forestry Grant For Knoydart Sawmill

Scottish Forestry has approved a grant of £15,386 towards the purchase of a new electric sawmill by the Knoydart Forest Trust. This funding will enable the Trust to more than double its current output of locally sourced sustainable

Forestry Education & Training

With an aging workforce and very few young people coming into the industry, FMM asked a broad spectrum of people throughout the industry for suggestions on how they are addressing this problem and what ideas they have for

ABA International

ABA International is an acronym for the Awarding Body Association – a non-profit international education and certification body – offering courses for many industries including forestry. Their aim is to offer affordable training and improve safety standards, mobility

21-10-2021

This weeks Used Machines For Sale include a Ponsse H8 HD harvesting head, Kesla 2009 single extension crane, Ovlac 4 furrow reversible plough, John Deere CH8 extension ram, Valtra T174 TwinTrac + Kronos 140 4WD 8020L Trailer crane,

TIGERCAT RELEASES E-SERIES 822

Tigercat releases 82 E-SERIES feller bunchers and harvesters with the latest features and upgrades. The 822 E-SERIES is the most compact track feller buncher and harvester platform in the Tigercat track carrier line-up. The powerful machine is versatile

STIHL Launches Updated S3 Safety Boots

STIHL has launched an updated set of breathable and comfortable safety boots, designed to support and protect wearers when undertaking gardening and landscaping jobs.  Enhancing its current footwear range, STIHL has manufactured the updated steel toe capped S3

Stora Enso Launches New Fluff Pulp Grade With Lower Carbon Footprint

Stora Enso has introduced the newest addition to its NaturaFluff pulp product portfolio, NaturaFluff Eco by Stora Enso. NaturaFluff Eco is a new fluff pulp grade with a lower carbon footprint, enabling producers of hygiene products – such as baby

THE NEW SENNEBOGEN 728 E

With the new SENNEBOGEN 728 E-series, we are expanding our product portfolio for demanding tree maintenance and problem tree felling with another highlight. As an important addition to the 718 E and 738 E tree care handlers, which

Forestry Commission act on new tree disease found in Cornwall

Woodland managers, landowners, the forest industry and tree nurseries are being urged to remain vigilant after the Forestry Commission (FC) and Forest Research (FR) identified the tree pathogen Phytophthora pluvialis in a woodland in Cornwall. The UK Chief Plant Health Officer

Bergs and Wood Tube in innovative collaboration

Bergs becomes a part owner and industrial partner in the Värmland-based innovation company Wood Tube and provides the conditions for initiating production and marketing of a new innovative construction product. Paper-based studs The innovation company Wood Tube has

The Squeaky Wheel Gets the (Biobased) Oil!

It is often true that “the squeaky wheel gets the oil,” both literally and figuratively. For example, a door that starts to squeak is naturally much more likely to get lubricated than one that is moving quietly on

14-10-2021

This weeks Used Forestry Machines For Sale include Unimogs, Log Splitters, Harvesters and Forwarders from Komatsu, John Deere, Ponsse and Neuson Forest. Stump grinders from Vermeer and bandit, wood chippers, firewood processors, forestry trailers, energy grapples, forestry tractors,

Chainsaw Operators Required

Liddle Forestry have availability for two to three reliable and enthusiastic Chainsaw Operators. Due to an ever increasing work load, we are looking to add valued members to our team. Applicants must have relevant chainsaw certificates (small trees

INTERFORST 2022 on its best path

A good nine months before its opening, INTERFORST, which will take place from July 17 to 20, 2022 on the exhibition grounds in Munich, is drawing a very positive interim conclusion. The upcoming edition of the leading international

Forestry Field Service Technician

Have you considered working in Irelands thriving forestry Industry? McHale Plant Sales, Distributor of the leading range of Komatsu Forest Timber Harvesters and Forwarders for Ireland and Northern Ireland are currently recruiting for a Forestry Field Service Technician

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About Forest Machine Magazine

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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