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Improving Cable Logging Operations for New Zealand’s Steep Terrain Forest Plantations
(University of Canterbury. Forestry, 2014)
Cable logging will become more important as harvesting shifts to greater annual proportions on steep terrain in New Zealand. The costs of cable logging are considerably higher than that of conventional ground-based methods. ...
An investigation of the measurement accuracy and productivity of a Waratah HTH 625c Processor Head
(University of Canterbury. School of Forestry, 2014)
Log processor heads have become increasingly used in New Zealand (NZ) forest harvesting operations to increase productivity and improve worker safety. Information regarding the measurement accuracy and productivity of new ...
An investigation into the system production balance within three mechanised harvesting case studies.
(University of Canterbury, 2016)
Safety issues and high costs of traditional harvesting methods have been driving mechanisation increases in New Zealand. However, productivity increases from mechanisation alters system productivity balance. This can result ...