16th November 2023


New forestry equipment, strategies & insights The big international forestry brands plus local equipment manufacturers and service providers as well

02nd November 2023

SA made Wuhlf mulcher put through its paces

The Wuhlf team put their big Wuhlf 960-2 wheeled mulcher through its paces at York’s Jessievale plantation in Mpumalanga in

31st October 2023

Wattle field day in Eswatini

A successful wattle field day jointly organised by Eswatini-based Montigny Investments and South African-based NTE was held at Mhlambanyatsi in

25th October 2023

ABC pioneering processors of biomass

Africa Biomass Company (ABC) has been a pioneer in the development of biomass processing such as wood chips, biofuel, and

24th October 2023

Big boost for the bakkie-sakkie

Every land manager knows that early detection and rapid response is the best method for keeping your property safe from

13th September 2023

Bell, AFGRI, Husqvarna equipment round-up

A mid-range spare parts option from Bell with 1 000 hour warranty; a 61 stump/hour Dipperfox stump crusher from AFGRI

31st July 2023

Safe DIY tree felling

Winter and early spring are the perfect time for felling trees because all those bare branches make it easier to

24th July 2023


AFGRI gets into forestry equipmentAFGRI Equipment Construction and Forestry has opened a new branch in Tzaneen, Limpopo province, South Africa.

03rd July 2023

MTO upgrades with new F-series Loggers

An upward growth spurt being experienced by a leading South African timber growing company, MTO, has seen it turn to

31st May 2023

New Waratah heads built to work in Africa

Waratah has released its new generation 200 and 400 series harvester heads that are well suited for African conditions and

26th April 2023

Clearing alien invasive trees from Cape mountains

A collaborative initiative between Cape Nature, Helihack, Husqvarna, local landowners and other interested parties, was launched in mid-April to clear

30th March 2023

Eswatini contractor relies on Bell Loggers and a Skogger

A cash loan from a friend enabled Cedusizi Dlamini to start his own forestry harvesting business, which he has built

17th March 2023

Focus on Forestry is back!

The good news for forestry stakeholders is that the Focus on Forestry Conference and Expo is back after a four-year

25th February 2023

Ponsse's 19,000th forest machine delivered

The Ponsse factory in Vieremä, Finland, has delivered its 19,000th Ponsse forest machine to Scottish-based customer Elliot Henderson Ltd. The

11th January 2023

SA-built tracked mulcher ideal for under-canopy work

A home-grown, South African-built tracked mulcher is the latest machine to roll off the factory floor at Wuhlf Equipment, the

31st October 2022

Chainsaw sculptors at work

The art of chainsaw carving has its origins in the ancient craft of woodcarving. Unlike the slow and deliberate methods

13th September 2022

STIHL SA celebrates 25 years

Representatives from STIHL SA and the global STIHL Group recently celebrated over 25 years of the brand’s presence in South

28th June 2022

Thinnings drone works from above

An innovative Swedish start-up has been in stealth mode since the start of 2020, but now they have finally revealed

28th June 2022

Mulcher stops southern Cape wildfire

Quick thinking and quick action by an MTO forester and a mulching contractor stopped the spread of a wildfire that

24th June 2022

Respect your chainsaw – top 6 chainsaw safety tips

Chainsaw-related deaths are rare, but they do happen. Injuries, however, are a little more frequent and that’s why Mark Odell,

13th June 2022

AfrEquip delivers the first Tigercat H-Series Skidder in Africa

The AfrEquip team has delivered a powerful Tigercat 625H 6-wheel skidder to Merensky Timber’s Weza operation as part of the

26th May 2022

Bell focuses on agriculture & forestry with JCB

Bell Equipment Group has reached an agreement to distribute and support the JCB Agriculture product range in South Africa. Coinciding

11th January 2022

SP’s sharp new heads

SP was founded in 1978 and developed the world's first ever single-grip harvester head in 1980. Since then they’ve stayed

11th October 2021

Solutions for thinnings

Growing a productive forest requires hard work and commitment. Correctly timed thinning improves the forest’s growth conditions and makes trees

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