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HarvestTECH 2020  |  16-17 Sept 2020, Australia  |  22-23 Sept 2020, New Zealand

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HarvestTECH News Issue 4

HarvestTECH News Issue 4

Welcome to the latest issues of HarvestTECH.News. This will be the final issue for 2019. Whilst just set up following this year’s HarvestTECH 2019 event, HarvestTECH News has already grown to ...
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John Deere: New steep slope felling model

John Deere: New steep slope felling model

A direct result of the continued growth of the steep slope logging market, the new John Deere 959ML Shovel Logger is designed for felling and log handling in difficult terrain ...
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Hyundai puts platooning self-driving trucks to the test

Hyundai puts platooning self-driving trucks to the test

Autonomous driving technologies could significantly shape the future of trucking over the coming decade, and as we're continuing to see through various trials around the world, platooning may play a ...
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Commitment to training and people top priority

Commitment to training and people top priority

Rosewarne Cable Loggers (RCL) was one of the big winners at the recent 2019 Northland Forestry Awards taking out the UDC Training Company/Contractor of the Year crown. Company health and ...
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Tigercat introduce power clam grapple

Tigercat introduce power clam grapple

The new Tigercat power clam grapple series is here. Designed for use on the 875 and 880D loggers, the three models – PC08, PC10 and PC12 – are sized for ...
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HarvestTECH News Issue 3

HarvestTECH News Issue 3

Welcome to the latest issues of HarvestTECH.News. In this month’s issue, we cover the NZ-based harvesting company, Stubbs Contractors, who successfully overhauled their traditional business model and moved to 'Lean manufacturing', ...
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Pedersen brings in Sennebogen 830 material handler

Pedersen brings in Sennebogen 830 material handler

The Pedersen Group has improved its efficiency and fuel consumption by bringing into Australia a first-of-its kind material handler from the Group’s long-standing German manufacturing partner, Sennebogen.  The Pedersen Group ...
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Rewarding times for forestry ‘family’

Rewarding times for forestry ‘family’

A major focus for Lloyd Logging since it started in 2017 has been to invest in staff and training. It’s no surprise then that company staff member Channing Green took ...
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Austrian logging conference report

Austrian logging conference report

The Symposium Formec “Forestry Mechanization" was held in Sopron and Forchtenstein (Hungary & Austria) from the 6th – 9th October, crossing over with the Austrofoma machine demonstration (held every four ...
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C3 secures five-year contract with FCNSW

C3 secures five-year contract with FCNSW

C3, part of LINX Cargo Care Group, has commenced operations under a five-year softwood clearfell harvest contract with Forestry Corporation NSW (FCNSW) in the Walcha Management Region in NSW. This ...
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Family spirit at heart of logging firm

Family spirit at heart of logging firm

Love, care and a true family spirit are at the heart of Subritzky Clark Logging’s successful Northland operation, New Zealand. Winning last year’s Forestry Family of the Year at the ...
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Making it ‘Lean’ pays dividends

Making it ‘Lean’ pays dividends

Implementing a series of management principles made famous by the Toyota Motor Company has helped turn a NZ East Coast business into a “lean logging machine”. Since Stubbs Contractors overhauled ...
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Logger Rhythms Video

Logger Rhythms Video

When Kaingaroa was the biggest - In the early 20th century forests of fast-growing exotic pines were established in the North Island, making one of the world’s largest timber plantations ...
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New harvester from Tigercat

New harvester from Tigercat

Tigercat introduces the highly anticipated smaller wheel harvester – The 1165 is a mid- sized harvester well suited for thinning, selective cut and final fell applications. With strong swing and ...
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HarvestTECH News Issue 2

HarvestTECH News Issue 2

Welcome to the latest issues of HarvestTECH.News. I hope you all enjoyed our first monthly issue of HarvestTECH.News sent out last month. Thanks to all of the positive comments sent ...
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RealWear for forestry or wood products?

RealWear for forestry or wood products?

Company-X has become the first and only Australasian reseller for head-mounted tablets from established global innovation leader, RealWear. The agreement, covering Australia and New Zealand, adds additional capability to Company-X, ...
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NZ's first all-female forestry crew

NZ’s first all-female forestry crew

It's a girl group of a very different kind - meet New Zealand's first all-female forestry team. Source: NZ Herald ...
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A contractor’s guide to electronic logging devices [Part Two]

A contractor’s guide to electronic logging devices [Part Two]

This is the second of a two-part series by Kamloops, B.C., log hauler and logging contractor Greg Munden, sharing his company’s experience implementing electronic logging devices (ELDs). Part one was ...
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Videos added for local harvesting operations

Videos added for local harvesting operations

HarvestTECH 2019, run in Rotorua, New Zealand on 26-27 June 2019, was sold out. Details on the event can be found on the event website. As well as an outstanding array ...
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World's largest electric vehicle - the eDumper

World’s largest electric vehicle – the eDumper

This story is probably timely considering recent announcements on encouraging more electric vehicles onto our roads. While a single computer used to take up a whole room, now they comfortably ...
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Bigger T-WINCH coming….with NZ in mind

Bigger T-WINCH coming….with NZ in mind

The T-WINCH traction assist machine was unveiled to local logging contractors at the HarvestTECH 2019 event in New Zealand few weeks ago. With the first cab-free T-WINCH machine already working ...
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