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Ponsse

Ponsse´s new solutions to improve productivity and profitability

Ponsse´s new solutions to improve productivity and profitability Ponsse is presenting new features to support forest machine operators’ daily work and to assist forestry entrepreneurs to follow up on the fleet’s profitability and productivity: the PONSSE Scale crane system, which manages load data during all working stages, and the PONSSE High-Precision Positioning solution, which helps the machine operator know the exact location of the machine and the harvester head. We are also presenting a fossil-free material concept load space. Ponsse is the first forest machine manufacturer in the world to show a part of forest machine made

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Tigercat

Tigercat Levelling Harvester Surpasses 25 000 Operating Hours

Tigercat Levelling Harvester Surpasses 25 000 Operating Hours As authorised dealers of industry leading forestry brands such as Tigercat and Log Max, it is no surprise that AfrEquip supplies and supports the ultimate in cut-to-length harvesting equipment, offering highly productive and fuel efficient solutions that are able to withstand South Africa’s harsh forestry environments.   AfrEquip offers the perfect purpose-built carriers in their range of high performance Tigercat levelling harvesters.

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Ezigro

Ezigro Seedlings: Forestry and Clonal Updates

Ezigro Seedlings: Forestry and Clonal Updates This past month saw many of South Africa’s forestry nurseries taking part in the Seedling Growers Association of SA (SGASA) symposium, which included visits to Sappi Ngodwana and Ezigro nurseries.  SGASA is the body which regulates the audit standards for nurseries. The close collaboration and openness between the nurseries in SA continues to be a major strength for the forestry industry. Ezigro has bulked

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booking

Excellent booking status for the anniversary edition of LIGNA

Excellent booking status for the anniversary edition of LIGNA You may have already seen it on LIGNA’s social media accounts: The signs are good for a wonderful LIGNA anniversary edition in 2025!   As of today, 80 percent of the net exhibition space (based on the total area of LIGNA 2023) has already been booked. Additionally, nearly two-thirds of the exhibiting companies compared to 2023 are already on board – an

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Volvo

The new Volvo FH16: More power – less fuel

The new Volvo FH16: More power – less fuel The new Volvo FH16 is Europe’s most powerful truck but also a very fuel efficient one – and it can run on 100% renewable fuels. On-road tests confirm that the all-new engine in the FH16 achieves 5% better fuel economy and lower emissions while adding 7% more torque – a combination that increases efficiency and productivity for the most demanding transport

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gas

Liquefied gas to be replaced with biogas at Ponsse’s factory

Liquefied gas to be replaced with biogas at Ponsse’s factory Ponsse seeks to achieve carbon neutrality at its factory in Vieremä by 2025. Considering this goal, the most significant part of emissions comes from the use of liquefied petroleum gas as a fuel in the surface treatment process in production. Liquefied gas will be replaced by a renewable fuel when Ponsse shifts to biogas procured from a local biogas terminal.

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Forest

FSC publishes new Interim Forest Stewardship Standard for Botswana

FSC publishes new Interim Forest Stewardship Standard for Botswana This standard that becomes effective from 15 June 2024, representing a significant step forward in FSC’s commitment to fostering sustainable forestry practices in Botswana. FSC is pleased to announce the official release of the new FSC Interim Forest Stewardship Standard (IFSS) for Botswana. This standard reflects FSC commitment to social responsibility, environmental protection, and economic sustainability by translating FSC’s Principles and Criteria

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Ponsse

Ponsse´s new solutions to improve productivity and profitability

Ponsse´s new solutions to improve productivity and profitability Ponsse is presenting new features to support forest machine operators’ daily work and to assist forestry entrepreneurs to follow up on the fleet’s profitability and productivity: the PONSSE Scale crane system, which manages load data during all working stages, and the PONSSE High-Precision Positioning solution, which helps the machine operator know the exact location of the machine and the harvester head. We

read more
Tigercat

Tigercat Levelling Harvester Surpasses 25 000 Operating Hours

Tigercat Levelling Harvester Surpasses 25 000 Operating Hours As authorised dealers of industry leading forestry brands such as Tigercat and Log Max, it is no surprise that AfrEquip supplies and supports the ultimate in cut-to-length harvesting equipment, offering highly productive and fuel efficient solutions that are able to withstand South Africa’s harsh forestry environments.   AfrEquip offers the perfect purpose-built carriers in their range of high performance Tigercat levelling harvesters.

read more
Ezigro

Ezigro Seedlings: Forestry and Clonal Updates

Ezigro Seedlings: Forestry and Clonal Updates This past month saw many of South Africa’s forestry nurseries taking part in the Seedling Growers Association of SA (SGASA) symposium, which included visits to Sappi Ngodwana and Ezigro nurseries.  SGASA is the body which regulates the audit standards for nurseries. The close collaboration and openness between the nurseries in SA continues to be a major strength for the forestry industry. Ezigro has bulked

read more
booking

Excellent booking status for the anniversary edition of LIGNA

Excellent booking status for the anniversary edition of LIGNA You may have already seen it on LIGNA’s social media accounts: The signs are good for a wonderful LIGNA anniversary edition in 2025!   As of today, 80 percent of the net exhibition space (based on the total area of LIGNA 2023) has already been booked. Additionally, nearly two-thirds of the exhibiting companies compared to 2023 are already on board – an

read more
Volvo

The new Volvo FH16: More power – less fuel

The new Volvo FH16: More power – less fuel The new Volvo FH16 is Europe’s most powerful truck but also a very fuel efficient one – and it can run on 100% renewable fuels. On-road tests confirm that the all-new engine in the FH16 achieves 5% better fuel economy and lower emissions while adding 7% more torque – a combination that increases efficiency and productivity for the most demanding transport

read more
gas

Liquefied gas to be replaced with biogas at Ponsse’s factory

Liquefied gas to be replaced with biogas at Ponsse’s factory Ponsse seeks to achieve carbon neutrality at its factory in Vieremä by 2025. Considering this goal, the most significant part of emissions comes from the use of liquefied petroleum gas as a fuel in the surface treatment process in production. Liquefied gas will be replaced by a renewable fuel when Ponsse shifts to biogas procured from a local biogas terminal.

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