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Prosecution For Woodland Felling Offences

Prosecution For Woodland Felling Offences A landowner has been convicted for the illegal felling of over eight hectares of woodland, within the Gower Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) near Swansea. Natural Resources Wales’s investigations revealed that a total of 8.5

Statement in response to confusion on rebated fuel

The Scottish Plant Owners Association (SPOA) and UK & Ireland Fuel Distributors Association (UKIFDA) issue joint statement in response to confusion on rebated fuel The Scottish Plant Owners Association (SPOA) and UK & Ireland Fuel Distributors Association (UKIFDA)

Apprentice Grounds – Arboriculture

Apprentice Grounds – Arboriculture – East Riding Of Yorkshire Council Contract:         Fixed term for 29 monthsHours:             37 hours plus 2 contracted hour’s overtimeBase:               Willerby, East Riding of Yorkshire Do you have an interest and enthusiasm for Arboriculture

New Komatsu 845-1 Forwarder

New Komatsu 845-1 forwarder offers high crane capacity,and maneuverability in rough terrain 12-metric-ton forwarder offers long reach with excellent lifting power and slewing torque Does your forestry operation need a dependable log forwarder that can operate in tough


Reuseabox helps companies reduce their impact on the environment by making it easy to reuse cardboard boxes Reuseabox diverts used cardboard boxes away from traditional recycling and places them back into the supply chain for a second use.

New YSE Program Helps Sweeten the Sustainable Production of Maple Syrup

A new extension program at Yale-Myers Forest will help sugar producers enhance production in sustainable ways Under increasing pressures from climate change, sugar producers in New England are getting help from a new Maple Education and Extension Program

Redesigning the future of fashion and packaging through forest-based materials is possible

Redesigning the future of fashion and packaging through forest-based materials is possible Fashion and packaging have one thing in common: both rely heavily on plastics. Oil and gas companies look to plastics as a key area of growth. Global

Used Forestry Equipment For Sale

This weeks classified listings include an AHWI UZM700 mulcher head, Fuelwood Transaw 350 Processor, Ponsse Buffalo forwarder, 2008 Valtra T151e Hi Spec Tractor, Ponsse Fox harvester, Ponsse Wisent forwarder, John Deere 1510e forwarder and a John Deere 1270g

James Jones & Sons to create jobs in Moray through green expansion

Plans to develop a new timber manufacturing and processing facility in Forres, Moray, have secured up to £279,000 Green Jobs Fund investment from Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE). The funding was announced by Minister for Just Transition, Employment

Prepare for Power Outages or Life Outdoors with Blackfire Portable Power Stations & Solar Panels

Blackfire announces its new solar-ready, portable power stations. Blackfire introduces their all-new Portable Power Stations. Packing high power output capability and great capacity makes them perfect for power outages during storms, camping in the outdoors, tailgating a sports

Woodland Trust Secures More Land For Nature

Charity secures more land for nature in the Yorkshire Dales by announcing £7 million fresh bid to transform a tree-less landscape The Woodland Trust has doubled the land it owns at Snaizeholme, near Hawes, having secured a significant

Tigercat Yarder with 180 Swing

Tigercat builds the first model for cable logging operations. The new Tigercat 180 swing Yarder is purpose-built from the ground up. It combines the speed and stability of conventional Yarder with the mobility and simpler controls of excavator-based

Forestry Commission launches ground-breaking apprenticeship programme for the forestry sector

First-of-its-kind opportunity offers an exciting career pathway into the forestry sector for people from all backgrounds and abilities. A first-of-its-kind apprenticeship initiative to foster a growing, highly skilled and more diverse workforce within the forestry sector has been


IINTERFORST 2022 Preparations are in full swing for INTERFORST, which will take place on the Messe München exhibition grounds from July 17 to 20. The exhibition management of the leading international trade fair for forestry and forest technology

Industrial Action at Caterpillar in Northern Ireland

Strike action likely to paralyse production at both Springvale, Belfast and Larne production sites after overwhelming rejection of latest pay offer tied to compulsory overtime Unite has notified management of a series of dates for a campaign of

What Happened To The Forwarder 2020 Project?

tudies have proven that TXL offers the best traction and lowest ground pressure of any track.

Groundsperson – Level 2 – Forestry

Groundsperson – Level 2 – Forestry For East Riding of Yorkshire Council Salary: £20978 (including contractual overtime)Employer: East Riding of Yorkshire CouncilContract: PermanentHours: Full-time – 37 hours per week plus two hours contractual overtimeBase: Willerby, East Riding of

Forestry Grant Boost For Crofters

Scottish Forestry is increasing its Forestry Grant Scheme rates in the crofting counties to support the planting of new native woodlands. Small native woodlands deliver many benefits for biodiversity, the landscape, and provide shelter for livestock and buildings.

Morooka MST2200: Taking A Load Off The Road

Jim Watt and his team at Caledonian Forestry Services Ltd (CFS) built an interesting and unique low ground pressure forestry carrier. Using such specialised haulage vehicles for removing timber from harvesting sites to stacking areas near the main

Forestry Labourer Required

Forestry Labourer Required Forestry Labourer required for work in the North Midlands area based out of Cavan. Role involves planting of tree saplings, and maintenance of young plantations over the summer months. Ideal for someone who enjoys or

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