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8-axle truck/trailer configuration (tractor/jeep with self-steering quadaxle trailer)

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub43643
Author
Phillips, Eric
Date
1987
Material Type
Research report
Field
Fibre Supply
Author
Phillips, Eric
Date
1987
Material Type
Research report
Physical Description
2 p.
Sector
Forest Operations
Field
Fibre Supply
Research Area
Forestry
Subject
Trucks
Language
English
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Boomchain specifications

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub43715
Author
Clark, Marv
Phillips, Eric
Date
October 1986
Material Type
Research report
Field
Fibre Supply
Author
Clark, Marv
Phillips, Eric
Date
October 1986
Material Type
Research report
Physical Description
2 p.
Sector
Forest Operations
Field
Fibre Supply
Research Area
Forestry
Subject
Transport
Water
Series Number
FO Field Note ; Water Transportation 1
Language
English
Abstract
Boomchains are a critical element of coastal log transportation. Chain strength, and wear/corrosion resistance are the major considerations influencing service life.
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Coarse woody debris retention during harvesting of coastal old-growth forests

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub3910
Author
Phillips, Eric
Date
July 2003
Edition
40633
Material Type
Research report
Field
Fibre Supply
Author
Phillips, Eric
Date
July 2003
Edition
40633
Material Type
Research report
Physical Description
15 p
Sector
Forest Operations
Field
Fibre Supply
Research Area
Forestry
Subject
Wood
Quality control
Qualitative analysis
Advantage
Series Number
Advantage ; Vol. 4, No. 18
Language
English
Abstract
The Forest Engineering Research Institute of Canada (FERIC) studied the feasibility of applying training strategies to bucking, and marking following falling but prior to yarding, to increase the amount of coarse woody debris retained in an old-growth stand. FERIC also assessed whether this method was an economically feasible way to reduce delivery of non-merchantable wood to log sortyards and therefore reduce the costs associated with yarding, loading, trucking, and disposing of non-merchantable wood. FERIC's study was part of a larger project initiated by the B.C. Ministry of Forests and Weyerhaeuser Company Limited on coarse woody debris retention.
Coarse woody debris
Rotten wood
Biodiversity
Bucking quality control
Debris disposal
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Comparing silvicultural systems in a Coastal montane forest: productivity and cost of harvesting operations

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub40003
Author
Phillips, Eric
Date
May 1996
Material Type
Research report
Field
Fibre Supply
Author
Phillips, Eric
Date
May 1996
Material Type
Research report
Physical Description
42 p.
Sector
Forest Operations
Field
Fibre Supply
Research Area
Forestry
Subject
Trees
Systems
Compaction
Soil
Sites
Site disturbance
Silviculture
Shelterwood
Retention
Residues
Productivity
Partial cutting
Logs
Sample
Growth
Costs
British Columbia
Series Number
Special Report ; SR-000109
Language
English
Abstract
The Mountain Alternative Silvicultural Systems (MASS) study is a multi-disciplinary, multi-agency project initiated both for silvicultural and social reasons. MacMillan Bloedel Limited, the Canadian Forest Service, and FERIC cooperated in the study, with participation by the University of Victoria and the University of British Columbia. Three alternative treatments representing a range of canopy removal levels - uniform shelterwood, green tree retention, and patch cutting - were implemented in the research area, located on the east coast of Vancouver Island. FERIC monitored the productivity and cost of the falling and forwarding operations, and measured site disturbance and coarse woody debris for each harvesting treatment. The results of FERIC's study are presented.
Silvicultural systems
Shelterwood systems
GREEN-TREE RETENTION
Clearcutting
Partial cutting systems
Patch cutting
Excavators
Logging residues
Site disturbance
Soil compaction
Productivity
Costs
OLD-GROWTH FORESTS
MONTANE FORESTS
Coastal British Columbia
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Comparison of conventional and mechanical harvesting for the Prince Albert Model Forest

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub36671
Author
Phillips, Eric
Date
1997
Material Type
Research report
Field
Fibre Supply
Author
Phillips, Eric
Date
1997
Material Type
Research report
Physical Description
17 p
Sector
Forest Operations
Field
Fibre Supply
Research Area
Forestry
Subject
Systems
Sites
Site disturbance
Productivity
Sample
Harvesting
Costs
Series Number
Special Report ; SR-000121
Language
English
Abstract
The trend in harvesting systems has been towards increasing mechanization. In 1995, FERIC with funding from Canada's Model Forest Program, monitored harvesting on two operations - a conventional system (hand faller/hand delimber/line skidder) and a mechanical system (feller-buncher/grapple skidder/stroke delimber) - to document the costs and productivities, employment levels, fuel consumption, and site disturbance.
Harvesting systems
Costs
Productivity
Employment
Fuel consumption
Site disturbance
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Cost and productivity of alternative harvesting in B.C.’s interior wet-belt designed to maintain caribou habitat

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub36829
Author
Phillips, Eric
Date
March 2010
Material Type
Research report
Field
Fibre Supply
Author
Phillips, Eric
Date
March 2010
Material Type
Research report
Physical Description
12 p.
Sector
Forest Operations
Field
Fibre Supply
Research Area
Forestry
Subject
Wildlife
Tree damage
Trees
Sampling
Selection
Harvesting
Growth
Costs
British Columbia
Advantage
Series Number
Advantage ; Vol. 11, No. 27
Language
English
Abstract
This report documents the costs and productivities of group-selection harvesting of one-third of a stand in an old-growth cedar–hemlock forest in the interior wet-belt of British Columbia while preserving caribou habitat values. The group-selection harvesting was compared to clearcut and single-tree selection treatments. Harvesting costs were strongly influenced by the merchantability of the harvested stems and the criteria for selecting trees to be harvested. The single-tree selection had the lowest cost because of the selection criteria and merchantability while the group selection had the highest cost. The group selection treatment’s harvesting costs were about 22% greater than for the clearcut treatment.
Group selection
Single-tree selection
Clearcutting
Wildlife habitat
Caribou
Tree damage
Old-growth forests
Harvesting
Costs
Interior British Columbia
Cedar
Hemlock
Lichen
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Design and testing of an automated millyard weigh-scale

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub44015
Author
Phillips, Eric
Date
March 1991
Material Type
Research report
Field
Fibre Supply
Author
Phillips, Eric
Date
March 1991
Material Type
Research report
Physical Description
8 p.
Sector
Forest Operations
Field
Fibre Supply
Research Area
Forestry
Subject
Weight
Testing
Automatic control
Logs
Trucks
Loads
Design
Language
English
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Evaluation of side-loading bundle hooks in coastal B.C.: bundling, dumping and towing conditions

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Author
Phillips, Eric
Date
1985
Material Type
Research report
Field
Fibre Supply
Author
Phillips, Eric
Date
1985
Material Type
Research report
Physical Description
11 p.
Sector
Forest Operations
Field
Fibre Supply
Research Area
Forestry
Subject
Water
Transport
Series Number
Technical Notes
Language
English
Abstract
Bundle hooks are the connector for a reusable wire rope bundling system. Side-loading bundle hooks differ from traditional (centre loading) hooks because they have an opening which permits side loading of the wire rather than the threading of it. This feature allows damaged or repaired sections to be by-passed. The side-loading hooks performed acceptably in field-testing (except for some quality control problems). One less wire repair or one more service cycle is required to justify the additional cost of the side-loading hooks.
Water transportation
Roundwood
Load securing systems
Log bundling
Bundling hooks
EVALUATION
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Evaluation of the Washington 118 yarder

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub43435
Author
Sauder, B.J.
Phillips, Eric
Date
1978
Material Type
Research report
Field
Fibre Supply
Author
Sauder, B.J.
Phillips, Eric
Date
1978
Material Type
Research report
Physical Description
17 p.
Sector
Forest Operations
Field
Fibre Supply
Research Area
Forestry
Subject
Cable logging
Series Number
Technical Notes
Language
English
Abstract
CABLE LOGGING
Skyline
Cable yarders
Machine evaluation
PRODUCTIVITY
COSTS
Downtime
Washington 118 yarder
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Harvesting to emulate natural disturbance: EMEND harvesting costs and productivity

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub40696
Author
Phillips, Eric
Date
May 2005
Material Type
Research report
Field
Fibre Supply
Author
Phillips, Eric
Date
May 2005
Material Type
Research report
Physical Description
22 p
Sector
Forest Operations
Field
Fibre Supply
Research Area
Forestry
Subject
Skidders
Productivity
Harvesting
Costs
Advantage
Series Number
Advantage ; Vol. 5, No. 36
Language
English
Abstract
The Forest Engineering Research Institute of Canada (FERIC) took part in the Ecosystem Management by Emulating Natural Disturbance (EMEND) multi-disciplinary research project. FERIC's part of the project was to conduct a cost and productivity study in the harvesting treatment component, which encompassed four stand types and six retention levels. This report describes the harvesting operations; presents the productivities and costs of the felling, skidding, and processing phases; and describes factors affecting the harvesting activities.
Fire ecology
NATURAL DISTURBANCE
HARVESTING
Boreal forests
SKIDDER
FELLER-BUNCHERS
MIXEDWOOD
PRODUCTIVITY
COSTS
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