Simple, versatile, effective!

The GMT035 is a Felling Grapple that can cut standing trees up to 350mm in diameter. It requires no electronics

Exciting new machine on the block

The VOLVO EC55B is the ideal carrier for seedling planting and pitting operations ... Sign of the times ... Volvo

Harvesting, forwarding and handling equipment

Well known forest engineer Frank Uzzell has established a forestry equipment supply company, Green Projects, and has wasted no time

Bell Equipment forges ahead with mechanised forestry solutions

Many foresters and Saasveld students braved cold and wet July weather to attend a demonstration of John Deere and Waratah

FESA: Current research & publication updates – by Simon Ackerman and Diana Reitz

It is an exciting year for FESA and its research partners. A brief rundown of highlighted projects for the year

Where is forest engineering in SA heading?

Forest Engineering Southern Africa (FESA) has conducted a survey to understand the perception stake­holders have of forest engineering, as well

Forest engineering under the spotlight

The world economy is flat, and the economic outlook for South Africa is being downgraded. Get used to uncertainty, and

Tracking saw timber through the supply chain

Sawtimber harvesting operations produce a set of products which may vary in value, market and end product produced. There are

Log Max E6 shows versatility in eucs and wattle

There has been a lot of interest in the new Log Max E6 harvesting head, which has already been put

Tough, uncomplicated TimberPro does the job

The Preen family, who are no strangers to mechanised timber harvesting operations, have opted for a TimberPro forwarder to extract

Fourth Forest Engineering Conference

The Fourth Forest Engineering Conference, jointly hosted by Stellenbosch University and the International Union of Forest Research Organisations (IUFRO), was

Alpine Shovel Yarders go international

Alpine Logging has been supplying innovative solutions for steep terrain harvesting to the local market for the past ten years.

Harvester solves problems for Karkloof Timbers

Last year Brendan Raw of Karkloof Timber Contractors decided to invest in a harvesting machine in a bid to revitalise

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... 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.

#SavithiMulching #forestry #timber #wood #tigercat

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