Wood Processing

Wood Processing for Forest Machine Magazine

Trees are a sustainable and renewable source of timber. Wood processing is a general term to describe the different types of methods to utilise wood. The timber can be used for construction, heating, producing electricity and fuel. Wood fibre is used for manufacturing clothing and some of the food that we eat.

Wood Processing

Pointing In The Right Direction

Clifford Jones Timber are a fourth generation family-run business created by Clifford Jones in 1948. They are the largest fencing

Graythwaite Saw Mill

On the 23rd and 24th of June, Graythwaite  Sawmill, near Hawkshead in the Lake District, was hosting demonstration days for


On the 18th of July, we arranged to visit Hamish Oliphant at his premises near Turiff in Aberdeenshire. Hamish founded

Norbord staff praised for emergency response

Workers at the Norbord wood processing plants in Inverness and Stirling have been praised for their vital role in providing

Emergency Crews responding to explosion at paper mill in Maine

Androscoggin Mill in Jay pictured in 2018. Photo Courtesy of Verso Corp. On Wednesday a large explosion severely damaged the

Northern Pulp prepared to invest in modernizing mill and revitalizing Nova Scotia’s forestry sector

ABERCROMBIE, NS – Northern Pulp Nova Scotia (Northern Pulp) has requested Nova Scotia Environment issue a timely, well-defined, and outcome-based

Pulp production surging while lumber producers wait on U.S. housing starts

By: Ian Ross The unexpected consumer run on toilet paper during the COVID-19 outbreak has provided an opportunistic teaching point. Derek Nighbor, president-CEO

Nordic sawmillers reduce production in response to reduced UK demand

Several key Nordic softwood sawmillers have implemented production cutbacks in response to reduced UK demand for sawn timber. Bergs Timber

Fuelwood Become New Agents For Mecanil Grapple Saws And Felling Heads

Mecanil is the manufacturer of high-quality, safe and easy-to-use grapple saws and felling heads for the tree care and forest

Metsä Group’s investment projects in Finland progress – the world’s most modern sawmill will be built in Rauma

Metsä Fibre, part of Metsä Group, has made the decision to build the world’s most modern sawmill in Rauma. The

Bayernlift relies on the Woodcracker® CS smart grapple saw for storm damage

The Bayernlift company from Georgensmünd in Middle Franconia (DE) recently decided on a Woodcracker® CS580 smart for attachment to a telescopic loader. The

Stora Enso Launches A New Concept For Constructing Office Buildings From Wood

Stora Enso is launching a new building concept that makes it easier for architects, engineers and developers to design office

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We cover all aspects of forestry, from ground preparation through to the end product. Visiting harvesting sites, contractors, hauliers, and timber processing plants keeps us abreast of all the latest news and technology. Our team of professional operators carry out product testing of the latest accessories and equipment to improve workers safety and offer honest and unbiased reviews.

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