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The effect of the number of log sorts on mechanised log processing productivity and value recovery in landing-based cable yarder harvesting operations
(University of Canterbury. School of Forestry, 2014)
The New Zealand forest industry produces a diverse range of log grades and sorts to meet domestic and export market demands and to maximise returns to the forest grower. An implication for the supply chain is the number ...
An examination of the current slope gradients being experienced by ground-based forest machines in New Zealand plantation forests.
(University of Canterbury. School of Forestry, 2012)
Harvesting is typically one of the largest cost components within a plantation forest rotation. A large proportion of New Zealand’s future harvest will be on steep terrain. Currently steep terrain harvesting is characterised ...
The Effect of Landing Size on Operational Delays for New Zealand Harvest Operations
(University of Canterbury. School of Forestry, 2013)
Landings are an integral part of New Zealand Harvest operations where extracted trees are processed into logs and loaded out onto trucks. Forest owners need to balance the cost and environmental considerations when designing ...