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Near real time forestry monitoring innovation
31 October, 2018
Near real time forestry monitoring innovation
We recently covered two stories on remote sensing for forestry applications. Below is information linked to a new service being supplied by a South African company, Swift Geospatial who will be presenting at the Australian leg of the upcoming ForestTECH 2018 series on 20-21 November. read more
Bandit truck carrier lineup built with the operator in mind
26 October, 2018
Bandit
Bandit Industries has improved its lineup of track carriers and forestry mowers on virtually every facet of the previous forestry mower line. The result is a completely new machine designed around the operator first. The BTC-300 and the BTC-150 feature powerful... read more
Rayco Introduces New Stump Cutter Models, Trailer
26 October, 2018
Morbark
Rayco Manufacturing is pleased to announce the debut of two stump cutter models - the RG55 and RG80 - as well as the new TRG stump cutter trailer. These are the first new product introductions for Rayco since the company was acquired by Morbark, LLC, in November 2017. read more
Ponsse is the most reputable country in Finland
18 October, 2018
Ponsse
According to T-Media's Reputation&Trust survey, Ponsse is the most reputable company in Finland in 2018. Ponsse received a higher score in the survey than any company ever before. Ponsse was evaluated to be excellent in all eight dimensions of reputation. read more
New, light to top handle chainsaw with
15 October, 2018
Husqvarna
Husqvarna - one of the world's leading producers of forest, park and garden products - introduces a new top handle chainsaw for arborists, which is one of the lightest on the market, designed for tree care professionals who want maximum productivity with minimum downtime.  read more
Monitoring forest health from afar
27 September, 2018
Monitoring forest health from afar
UAV multispectral imagery and satellite data can be used to monitor physiological stress in trees. Researchers from Crown research institute Scion treated selected Pinus radiata with herbicide to stress the trees. The colour of the pine needles changed as the herbicide took effect. read more
Mixed reality now a forestry reality
27 September, 2018
Mixed reality now a forestry reality
Virtual, augmented and mixed reality are no longer just for gamers and tech demos. Facebook CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, has called augmented and virtual reality the next major computing platform and is predicting that these technologies have the potential to replace smartphones. read more
UAVs and big data are changing fibre supply
19 September, 2018
UAVs and big data are changing fibre supply
With forest company's industry wide faced with fibre accessibility challenges, the name of the game today is supply chain optimization. A technology company based in Vancouver believes the solution is in forestry-specific data collection and analytics.
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Harvester 550 T-PRO
19 September, 2018
Eco Log
The new Eco Log 550 T-PRO complements our range with its size and strength. Slim lined, smooth and designed for the highest productivity, this is an invaluable asset for your thinning work. In other words, this is your new best friend in the forest. read more
John Deere Unveils Powerful, Productive Midsize G-Series Harvesters
18 September, 2018
John Deere
Today John Deere announces two new G-Series wheeled harvester models, the 1170G and 1070G. The new midsize machines provide loggers with the power and precision needed for today's jobsite, while a more comfortable operator station ensures loggers are productive all day long. read more

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