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Newsletter January 2018

Read our second newsletter here:

TECH4EFFECT Newsletter January 2018

  • TECH4EFFECT explained in 2 minutes – animation
  • What is the TECH4EFFECT efficiency portal?
  • Already five countries to send data to the Efficiency Portal
  • From biomass to consumer products: BBI Stakeholder day

 

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16 – 19 April 2018, Forest Engineering Conference FEC, Rotorua, New Zealand

The 6th International Forest Engineering Conference (FEC) takes place in Rotorua, New Zealand, bringing together researchers and practitioners. It includes workshops, technical sessions and a field trip and show-cases local forest and equpment developments.

TECH4EFFECT will show a strong presence at this important meeting:

  • Thursday 19th April, 10:40 Session 4B – Vision and trends Diana Tuomasjukka (EFI) talks about ‘Opportunities and challenges towards a forest-based bio-economy in the EU: what are the environmental and socio-economic impacts of increased biomass harvesting at EU level?’
  • CNR-IVALSA presents our TECH4EFFECT project poster which will be displayed during the whole meeting
  • Meet also Karl Stampfer (BOKU) in Session 1A talking about steep terrain harvesting,  Raffaele Spinelli  (CNR-IVALSA) in Session 2A on productivity benchmarking in grapple yarding and Johanna Routa (LUKE) in Session 3A on dry matter losses.

For details check out the conference website: http://www.foresteng.canterbury.ac.nz/FEC2018.shtml or have a look at the final program.

TECH4EFFECT animation

What is TECH4EFFECT about? Use data and technolog to grow and harvest more wood, with less environmental impact, safer for workers and cheaper!

First field trials with bucking app

The Bucking App is a software for mobile devices to calculate into which length and parts to cut a tree in terms of revenue during motor-manual harvesting operations. Jointly developed by BOKU, Latschbacher and the Austrian Federal Forests (ÖBf), first field tests were conducted recently in Austria.

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2-3 November 2017, Skogforum, Norway

Annual gathering of foresters in Norway, organised by Norskog. Read more

28-29 October 2017, Forestalia, Piacenza, Italy

The Italian agroforestry show Forestalia 2017 takes place in Piacenza, Italy. Read more

TECH4EFFECT introduction on slideshare

The presentation to introduce TECH4EFFECT is now also available on slideshare.

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12-13 October 2017, SIMWOOD Final Conference, Paris, France

The final conference of SIMWOOD – Solutions for Wood Mobilisation in Europe will take place in Paris from 12-13 October 2017.  Read more