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…
This fighter aircraft technology can raise forestry work to new heights. One glance straight out in front of the forest machine’s cab is all the operator needs. All the information is presented clearly in mid-air via the Forest Falcon, the…
The new Komatsu 845 forwarder is not a machine, it’s a menu. “We’ve designed it so that customers around the world can get the right machine for their needs,” explains product manager Kjell Rönnholm. The new thinning harvester Komatsu 845…
John Deere Forestry, at stand number 827, presents a wide variety of new machines, machine features and options, as well as automation and aftersales solutions in the Elmia Wood 2013 exhibition on June 5-8 in Jönköping, Sweden. These solutions arise…
A revolutionary and much longed-for innovation. That was the general opinion expressed as visitors flocked to John Deere’s stand at Elmia Wood outside Jönköping to see the miraculous Intelligent Boom Control (IBC) with Crane Tip Control. High-tech computer software directs…
Friday, 07 June 2013 09:50

Logset – first Sweden then the world

The cut to length method was developed in Sweden and Finland so the two countries are the natural first choice of CTL machinery manufacturers hoping to expand their market share. Finnish company Logset has been eyeing the Swedish market for…
The world’s most nimble harvester, the T-Bear, is a home-made marvel controlled only by a voice and two buttons instead of joysticks and levers. The machine can handle both thinning and final felling, and can turn around in a circle…
“This is the biggest technological advance for forwarders since ÖSA launched hydrostatic transmission in 1976.” Tommy Andersson of Ecolog doesn’t hold back the praise when he talks about the company’s new forwarder, the EcoLog ELGP. The new machine appeared like…
Ponsse offers the most comprehensive and versatile selection of the best forestry technology in the market – for all challenges in harvesting. At the Elmia Wood 2013 fair in Jönköping, Sweden, Ponsse will introduce new and innovative forest machine technology…
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