Forestry work

Forestry work

Anyone who works regularly with a chain saw needs specialised knowledge: how to sharpen a chain, routine maintenance and different work procedures.

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Over and above slopes and wetlands: extracting timber with a small cableway

Time to get the timber out of the forest! But how do we do it on slopes that are too steep, or where the ground is too wet? Is a small cableway possibly the solution?

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Mechanised Timber Harvesting on Steep Slopes

Harvesting and timber transportation are the most important cost factors in the logistic chain from forest to factory. There is potential here for an increase in efficiency. Using four examples this article will show how mechanised timber harvesting methods on steep slopes can be optimally used.

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Harvesting Methods for Windthrown Timber

Which harvesting method is most suitable when coping with storm damages? Depending on conditions and availability of machines different combinations are possible. (29)
Salvage Logging of Storm Damaged Timber

Safety training, organising the supporting machines, instruction of contractors, maintaining quality standards … Many things have to be taken into consideration for a safe and clean salvage logging. (83)
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