Welcome to the latest issues of HarvestTECH.News.
As we begin 2023 there’s plenty to catch up on as we look ahead to the upcoming year.
In a couple of months’ time, the Wood Transport & Logistics 2023 event is being held in Rotorua, New Zealand on 24-25 May 2023 – and live-streamed to those unable to get into New Zealand. The wood transport industry is facing one of the largest shifts in technology we have ever seen – but are you ready to face it? This event will cover technologies including automated driving systems, truck platooning, hydrogen, dual-fuel and hybrid electric trucks, new electricity-based fuels, biofuels, automation and remote-controlled machines.
In this edition of HarvestTECH News, we’ll be covering a range of interesting stories, including:
- Transport trends that companies can’t ignore in 2023.
- SEA Electric partnering with MEVCO to electrify 8,500 Hilux and Landcruiser models for the Australian mining industry.
- Midway officially opening its wood fibre export plant.
- Wahine in Forestry, a discussion of the challenges faced by women in the industry and steps being taken to support greater gender diversity.
- The return of the Hawke’s Bay’s forestry awards, recognising the achievements of individuals and companies in the sector.
- A reminder of the importance of keeping an eye on field staff in light of a recent tragedy.
- Waratah marking its 50th anniversary.
- Brandt Tractor acquiring AGrowQuip.
So, sit back, grab a hot drink, and join us as we delve into the latest news and developments in the world of wood harvesting and log transport.
Check out all the stories this month below.
Remember, please send through any stories or video you want us to pass onto the wider wood harvesting and log transport community.
Stories this issue:
- Transport trends companies can’t ignore in 2023
- Electrifying 8,500 Hilux and Landcruiser Models for Mining Industry
- Midway officially opens wood fibre export plant
- Wahine in Forestry – Answers to a long standing challenge
- Awards return with accolades to industry winners
- Death a reminder to keep an eye on field staff
- Waratah marks 50th anniversary
- Brandt Tractor acquires AGrowQuip
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