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Coillte delivers strong 2019 results

Coillte delivers strong 2019 results but warns on Covid-19 and timber availability Irish state forester Coillte has posted strong 2019 financial results but warned that Covid-19, issues with approving felling licences and Brexit are impacting timber availability and

Bridgestone Intelligent Tyre Monitoring

BRIDGESTONE TEAMS UP WITH MICROSOFT TO INNOVATE WITH AN INTELLIGENT TYRE MONITORING SYSTEM FOR ENHANCED SAFETY Through its partnership with Microsoft, Bridgestone has developed a unique Tyre Damage Monitoring System, using Microsoft Connected Vehicle Platform (MCVP).The system aims

Danone Carbon Neutral Certificate

Danone announces landmark carbon neutral certification ofits baby formula production facility in Wexford (Ireland),in line with its ‘One Planet. One Health’ frame of action This certification is a step towards realizing Danone’s commitment to achieving zeronet carbon emissions

Harvester Operator

Dick Brothers Forestry require an experienced harvester operator to work on contracts across the Scottish Borders and South West Scotland Full FMOC and EFAW+F certification required Please contact Bob on 07774716643 for further details or email

HGV Class 1 Drivers for immediate start

Michael Doherty Haulage Ltd currently have a Job Vacancy based In Omagh To operate Timber Crane. Must Have all CPC. Training will be provided! 28 Days paid holiday per annum (Incl Bank Holidays). If you are interested in

Forest Markets Remain Strong

Covid 19 Has Not Stopped the Global Trade of Forest Products The Coronavirus Epidemic has negatively impacted the Forest supply chains for numerous industry sectors worldwide over the past few months. Many commodity products saw reduced trade during

Smart Tires Are Coming

SMART TIRES ARE COMING – HOW CONSUMERS WILL BENEFIT FROM SENSOR TECHNOLOGY Self-driving cars also set requirements for tires. Sensors connected to tires will be one of the things that play an important role when machines observe driving

Forestry car parks set for phased re-opening

Forestry and Land Scotland (FLS) is starting to open its forest car parks from Friday 3 July onwards, in line with current Scottish Government COVID-19 guidance. The re-opening will be carried out on a phased basis which will

Height Restrictions on Timber Framed Housing

A potential barrier in the road to reaching net zero targets Following the recent reporting of the UK Government’s decision to reduce the height of timber framed buildings from six storeys to four, Angus Mcfarlane, General Manager at

From Gremo to EcoLog

At Eco Log they are proud to carry on the Gremo legacy as they welcome four smaller machine models in shining yellow tones to their existing range. Only one of the Gremo models has been discontinued, the 1450F

Sedu Forestry School and Logset

Important collaboration between Sedu forestry school and Logset Sedu Ähtäri forestry school campus in Tuomarniemi, Finland is surrounded by beautifully green summer trees and a lake surface that glistens in the sun. Several students will begin their forest

Nokian Tyres – More Sizes

Nokian Tyres – more contracting power Nokian Ground King tire family gets broader Nokian Ground King was the major tractor tire release by Nokian Tyres in 2019. Its unique Hybrilug™ technology effectively combines the best features of lug

Will Wood have the capacity to feed sustainability?

Wood is the resource the world is relying on for its low carbon future. It’s touted as a replacement for concrete and steel, fossil fuels, power and plastics. But is there enough of it to go around The

Mental Health

Mental Health Awareness in Forestry – When you can’t see the wood for the trees Mental health problems are a growing concern. One in five adults in the UK has considered taking their own life, a very sobering

CMC is maybe the least known forest product

Carboxymethyl cellulose (CMC) is perhaps the least known product coming from the forest, which is surprising given its significance. It does not normally play the starring role in any product, but it is still needed everywhere. CMC is

Logset 5F Forwarder is Renewed

The compact 12-ton Logset 5F GT forwarder is the most sold Logset forwarder model in Finland, the Baltic countries and France. Its low own weight and high power make the machine suitable for thinning operations and smaller clear-felling

Increased Felling costs in Sweden

Felling costs in Sweden have increased due to bark beetle and fires The cost of felling in large scale forestry increased by 6% in 2019, according to new statistics from the Swedish Forest Agency. Difficult fellings that were caused

FinnMETKO 2020

FinnMETKO 2020 exhibition will be held from 3rd – 5th September Finland’s largest trade fair for the machinery industry, FinnMETKO 2020, will be held as planned in Jämsä from 3.–5.9.2020. The exhibition will comply with official guidance issued

H. Norgrens Entreprenad AB

Together with his five employees, Henrik Norgren works the southern forests of Hälsingland in central Sweden – from Edsbyn in the west to Söderhamn in the east. His company, H. Norgrens Entreprenad AB, conducts assignments on behalf of

New 2020 CUPRA Ateca

New 2020 CUPRA Ateca – 0.3 seconds quicker to 62 than the last one The new CUPRA Ateca for 2020 is faster, has bucket seats as standard, looks meaner and has more technology to play with. Here she

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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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