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International expertise for Woodflow 2018

As part of the upcoming two-yearly tech update for forestry, wood harvesting and transport companies around Australasia, the very latest international and local developments around vehicle fleet operations, planning and safety as they apply to the wood transport businesses, new log measurement systems and resource and transport scheduling are being unveiled. Outside of tech specialists drawn from across New Zealand …

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Log measurement technologies forefront of June series

A key focus for this year’s WoodFlow 2018 event running in June is log measurement, scaling and tracking. It’s being a major issue for the forestry industry for a number of years. Technologies being trialed over the years though for a number of reasons haven’t quite lived up to the hype. Wood represents on average about a third of delivered …

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3D laser log load measurement first for Australasia

A key focus for this year’s WoodFlow 2018 event running in June is log measurement, scaling and tracking. Tasmania’s largest private forestry management company, Forico, has for a couple of years now been evaluating log measurement systems best suited to their operations. As well as managing 100,000 ha of timber plantations the company also operates two woodchip mills in NE …

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Transport planning workshop added to Woodflow 2018

As outlined in an earlier issue, Woodflow 2018 conference delegates this year now also have the opportunity of registering for two workshops the afternoon before the main conference runs, both in Melbourne (Tuesday 19 June) and in Rotorua (Monday 25 June). The workshops will run the afternoon before each of the two events. Both are free to the Woodflow 2018 …

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Cloud-based Operations Management workshop planned

Woodflow 2018 conference delegates this year now also have the opportunity of registering for two workshops the afternoon before the main conference runs, both in Melbourne (Tuesday 19 June) and in Rotorua (Monday 25 June). The workshops will run the afternoon before each of the two events. Both are free to the Woodflow 2018 conference delegates. The first workshop, Cloud-based …

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Woodflow 2018 runs mid-year

The Woodflow series is Australasia’s premier technology event for forestry, wood products, transport and logistics companies. It’s run every two years by the Forest Industry Engineering Association (FIEA) in both New Zealand and Australia. The objective, with 30% – 40% of delivered log costs being contributed by transport, is to profile an independent platform to the very latest technologies for …

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Dates announced for WoodFlow 2018

[Updated 5 Dec 2018] We are pleased to announce that WoodFlow 2018 will be taking place on 20-21 June 2018 in Melbourne, Australia and 26-27 June 2018 in Rotorua, New Zealand. WoodFlow 2018 is Australasia’s premier technology event providing practical tools, new innovations and key insights to help improve planning, logistics and operations within the wood supply chain. The programme …

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Expressions of interest – Woodflow 2018

Early expressions of interest are being sought from presenters for next year’s Woodflow 2018 technology series. It’s being run in June next year in both New Zealand and Australia by the Forest Industry Engineering Association (FIEA). What is it? The Woodflow series is Australasia’s premier technology event run every two years. It provides insights into innovations and new tools being …