Used oil pollution threat

Contaminated oil is dripping into agricultural land across South Africa, contaminating groundwater and rivers as a result of old-fashioned farming

New pro saw chain from Husqvarna

The X-Cut C85 is a new product offering from Husqvarna, a premium saw chain designed for full-time forestry professionals. Husqvarna

Two new heads from Waratah

When it comes to harvester heads, diversity is key. The characteristics of timber varies. Mill requirements vary. Yet the harvester

Bell mulcher developed for SA conditions

Bell Equipment has developed a mulcher which meets the needs of the forestry industry and has been specially designed for

AfrEquip celebrates 15 years in business

AfrEquip was established in South Africa in 2005 by Allen Rutherfoord in partnership with Latin Equipment, a leading South American

Forest Sector holding up in Covid-19 lockdown

By Chris Chapman How the SA Forestry Sector survives through lockdown and an uncertain future … The Forestry South Africa

New TimberPro harvester & forwarder in SA

TimberPro’s new generation D-series harvesters and forwarders have landed in South Africa and are hard at work in KwaZulu-Natal. The

Ergo in the Forest

A Ponsse Ergo wheeled harvester equipped with a C44+ crane and H7 Euca head has been working in a steep

Husqvarna and the ‘Beast’

For centuries, Husqvarna has been trusted to provide world-leading outdoor tools solutions that make a difference. The brand has a

Grinding with Peterson

The Peterson grinder is a highly efficient and productive machine, a game changer in the industry. Peterson has an unmatched

60 years of chainsaw innovation

Husqvarna is celebrating 60 years in the Chainsaw business. Chainsaws have come a long way from humble beginnings to the

New loader in the forest

A brand new, South African manufactured three-wheel loader has entered the local market, and it’s sky blue. The ProLoader is

Virtual Reality – the future of chainsaw training

Trainee chainsaw operators will soon be able to use a virtual reality (VR) application to test their theoretical knowledge and

Taking fleet management to the next level

Husqvarna Fleet Services is a cloud-based service that enables land managers, landscapers and/or foresters to keep track of their power

Tigercat’s ‘tough as nails’ forwarder fit for SA conditions

It’s big, it’s tough and it has been customised and adapted to South African conditions by the AfrEquip team working

Green Projects puts Ponsse on the map in South Africa

Ponsse – one of the leading global brands in timber harvesting – is making its presence felt in the South

Technology takes forestry 
to the next level

Use technology to work smart, improve productivity, health and safety, and take the donkey work out of those repetitive, mindless

Big Tigercat wheeled harvester on the prowl

If you spot a large, unfamiliar looking wheeled machine effortlessly cutting timber in South Africa’s forests, you’re not seeing things.

Tigercat 1185 Harvester in action

Check out the new Tigercat 1185 wheeled harvester in action in Richmond, KZN. It's the first harvester of it's kind

The missing link in mechanised harvesting

The missing link in traditional steep slope harvesting systems has been the mechanized felling of trees on steep slopes. This

Bell and Matriarch join forces

The acquisition by Bell of Matriarch Equipment brings together one of the world’s leading material handling manufacturers with an innovative

High-speed grapple yarding systems

Alpine Logging first pioneered the use of shovel yarders in South Africa, and then went on to develop excavator-based ‘live

All systems go for Focus 2019

It’s all systems go for Focus on Forestry 2019, being held at the Ingwenyama Resort, near Nelspruit, Mpumalanga, from 10

Husqvarna extends its footprint in Africa

Pietermaritzburg-based Husqvarna South Africa has defied the general corporate trend of trimming its operations. Instead, it has just opened a

With the onset of what promises to be a cold winter, this photo provides a timely reminder of what happens to wattle trees when it snows. No! It’s not a good idea to plant wattle if snow is a possibility. The only thing you could use these broken trees for is firewood. The photo was taken near Weza a few years ago. Find out more about trees and snow... saforestryonline.co.za Link in bio. #trees #wood #forestry #timber #logging #forestryafrica #wattle #snow ...

Mulching of harvest residues is rapidly gaining ground in South African forestry, and is proving to be a game changer. Link in bio. Image courtesy of Savithi Mulching.

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