Forest Machine Magazine

Cuttings from the forest floor delivered direct to your door 

A selection of articles previously published in Forest Machine Magazine.

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The “Highlander” tractors and “Highland Bear” loaders were famous throughout the UK and recognised as the cool brand to be using in the 70’s and 80’s,


"Being an owner operator you still need to get the job done quickly but you are a bit more careful with the equipment. You tend to treat equipment a bit more carefully when the repair costs are coming out of your own pocket" Brian Cormack.


Versatile, low-wear and full of power – just a few characteristics

of the wood splitter Woodcracker® L.


AFM Forest has just delivered its first AFM 45 and Neuson 103HVT tracked harvester in Canada for commercial thinning operations.


In this timely piece, Wendy shares some of her thoughts on how to strengthen the future of our industry as a whole.

Aaron Ferguson, Willie Gordon, Stephen Hope and Craig Hope trial the latest Husqvarna Chainsaw - the 550 XP MK 2
Winch-assist systems are becoming an essential tool  for harvesting timber on steep slopes.
The Timbermax T10 is a step in the right direction for increasing productivity, improving the safety of operators and reducing wear on the drive train of the slope machine.

We follow Pentland Biomass on their journey to sustainable growth.


Simon Simpson reports on the use of the Iggesund urea bars as an effective stump treatment to maintain future tree yields.