Digitalised forest technologies in steep terrain harvesting

SILVISMART sparks innovation in Konrad Forsttechnik’s latest onboard computer control system used in cable yarding technology in steep terrain harvesting.

Young forest stands need care

Soili Haikarainen, Saija Huuskonen and Johanna Routa from the Natural Resources Institute (Luke), Finland, examine the benefits of carrying out juvenile stand management practices to secure the stand’s future, based on a recent research paper published in Forests.

Increasing access to Europe’s wood resources

Key TECH4EFFECT report is released involving 20 partners from science and industry pointing to alternative managerial solutions, knowledge to tackle climate change challenges.

Increase in profit margins with energy-recuperating, slack-pulling carriages in cable yarding

In the first study of its kind, TECH4EFFECT partners reveal that energy-recuperating, slack-pulling carriages in cable yarding have the potential to improve profit margins.

Sustainable forest management and planning using Depth-to-Water (DTW) maps and the Mapping App: Part 3

TECH4EFFECT mapping app uses an in-built GPS to screen the operators’ position on cartographic maps containing the DTW maps.

Sustainable forest management and planning using Depth-to-Water maps: Part 2

TECH4EFFECT aims to improve the Depth-To-Water algorithm to account for seasonality in four case studies.

Sustainable forest management and planning using digital terrain models: Part 1

Part 1 of the blog examines the importance of planning a harvesting operation and improving online services for orders and marketing.

New models developed on the cutting duration, fuel consumption for CTL single grip harvester sawing units

T4E partner, Luke, publishes research paper in the European Journal of Forest Research.

TECH4EFFECT presents drone mapping, T-winch at Norwegian Ministerial event

TECH4EFFECT explains how drones are used to map wheel ruts to reduce site impact in harvesting operations.