Friday, 24 April 2015 07:16

Cooper Gets Rough!

Cooper Handling, the Manchester based national distributor for Maximal Lift Trucks has launched a new masted rough terrain forklift. Specifically designed for construction, farming, forestry, building and plant hire operations, the new rough terrain vehicle operates like a standard forklift…
The State of the Art The Latest Innovations and Product Improvements from Pallmann at LIGNA 2015 Pallmann, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of machines and wood yard systems, will be at LIGNA 2015, the world’s leading trade fair for…
Komatsu Forest has long been number two in terms of forest machine sales in Sweden. But in 2014 the company overtook market leader John Deere, according to the registration certificates issued for new forwarders by the Swedish Transport Agency. “We’ve…
Friday, 24 October 2014 08:22

Tieto modernizes Norwegian forestry

Norwegian forestry is facing major changes. The competition is increasing; there are significant shifts in the market, and many forest owners have less experience from forestry than before. A unique map solution from Tieto is now launched to make forestry…
On 15 May, Södra's two truck rigs with a maximum weight of 74 tonnes officially entered service. They are now rolling fully loaded. Shortly after entering service, a dispensation was received for one of the rigs, a timber truck with…
Switching to vehicles capable of transporting heavier payloads means fewer truck movements, which helps to cut carbon dioxide emissions and increase road safety. Södra's unveiling of two 74-tonne timber rigs was timed to coincide with its AGM. The vehicles are…
Australia, one of the world’s largest wood chip exporters, increased its chip shipments in 2013 after a ten-year low in 2012, reports the Wood Resource Quarterly. In the 1Q/14, shipments were close to the highest since 2010 thanks to high…
Northshore Manufacturing, home of Builtrite branded products, is pleased to announce new and improved changes to its line of Pulpwood Grapples. Most of these improvements revolve around making the product easier to maintain, enhance the durability and weight reduction. These…
The SLOPE project aims to address some of the organizational and technical problems posed by forest harvesting in mountain conditions, improving spatial information by integrating information from remote sensing, unmanned aerial vehicles and terrestrial laser scanner surveying systems. The resulting…
Saxlund International GmbH, a subsidiary of Opcon, the energy and environmental technology Group, has been awarded the exterior material handling contract for the bioenergy power plant being built by Viessmann for Prolignis Energie Consulting GmbH Co.KG, Ingolstadt, Germany. The biomass-fueled…
RusForest AB (publ) (“RusForest” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ OMX: RUSF), a Swedish forestry company with operations in Russia, announces the appointment of Matti Lehtipuu as Chief Executive Officer (“CEO”), effective July 8, 2013.  In addition, the Company today issued the…
The sixth and final round of funding for a national campaign that aims to plant one million trees by 2015 has opened and organisations have until 30 August 2013 to apply. The Big Tree Plant encourages people and communities to…
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