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A 3 in 1 trail system for operating on soft soils

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub52894
Author
Thiel, Matthew
Date
February 2020
Material Type
research report
Field
Fibre Supply
the harvesting and extraction trail layout in order to minimize the occupancy of extraction trails
Author
Thiel, Matthew
Date
February 2020
Material Type
research report
Physical Description
1 p.
Sector
Forest Operations
Field
Fibre Supply
Research Area
Forestry
Subject
Costs
Forwarders
Harvesting
Skidders
Soil
Soft soil
Series Number
InfoNote; 2020 n.1
Language
English
Abstract
Harvest operations on soft soils can be particularly challenging in order to respect site and soil disturbance guidelines as well as operational requirements. To address the challenges of operating on soft soils, FPInnovations has worked on solutions designed to reduce disturbance on weak soils while minimizing implementation and investment costs by using machines already being used in the operation.
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L'abatteuse-ébrancheuse prototype Denis

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub43569
Author
Chabot, G.
Date
1989
Material Type
Research report
Field
Fibre Supply
Author
Chabot, G.
Date
1989
Material Type
Research report
Physical Description
2 p.
Sector
Forest Operations
Field
Fibre Supply
Research Area
Forestry
Subject
Harvesting
Language
French
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L'abatteuse façonneuse Tufab/Versatile

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub43562
Author
Makkonen, Ismo
Date
1989
Material Type
Research report
Field
Fibre Supply
Author
Makkonen, Ismo
Date
1989
Material Type
Research report
Physical Description
2 p.
Sector
Forest Operations
Field
Fibre Supply
Research Area
Forestry
Subject
Harvesting
Language
French
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L'abatteuse-groupeuse Koehring-Tanguay

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub43557
Author
Gingras, Jean-François
Date
1988
Material Type
Research report
Field
Fibre Supply
Author
Gingras, Jean-François
Date
1988
Material Type
Research report
Physical Description
2 p.
Sector
Forest Operations
Field
Fibre Supply
Research Area
Forestry
Subject
Harvesting
Language
French
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Ability of three harvesting systems to limit rutting on a clay site

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub3839
Author
Plamondon, Jean A.
Date
February 2002
Edition
40558
Material Type
Research report
Field
Fibre Supply
Author
Plamondon, Jean A.
Date
February 2002
Edition
40558
Material Type
Research report
Physical Description
4 p.
Sector
Forest Operations
Field
Fibre Supply
Research Area
Forestry
Subject
Tree lengths
Trees
Systems
Stroke delimbers
Soil
Skidders
Short wood
Rutting
Processors
Harvesting
Advantage
Soft soil
Series Number
Advantage ; Vol. 2, No. 46
Language
English
Abstract
FERIC compared three harvesting systems (full-tree, tree-length, and cut-to length) on a clay site in northwestern Québec. None of the systems limited rutting to below the acceptable target level; however, cut-to-length harvesting (using a three-machine system) showed slightly better results than the other two systems.
Full-tree harvesting
Tree-length systems
Cut-to-length harvesting systems
Rutting
Ground disturbance
Clay soils
Feller bunchers
Stroke delimbers
Processors
Shortwood forwarders
Grapple skidders
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Alberta pipeline node biomass availability estimation

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub49455
Author
Friesen, Charles
Date
March 2017
Material Type
Research report
Field
Fibre Supply
Author
Friesen, Charles
Date
March 2017
Material Type
Research report
Physical Description
49 p.
Sector
Forest Operations
Field
Fibre Supply
Research Area
Forestry
Subject
Biomass
Bioenergy
Harvesting
Supply
Transport
Costs
FPI TR
Series Number
Technical Report ; TR 2017 n.38
Language
English
Abstract
Forest-origin biomass estimates were made by FPInnovations for a location in Northern Alberta, largely following the process previously established for six BC Timber Supply Areas using FPInterface (2010 13). The biomass inventory was based on 20-year harvest and road network plans for Crown land provided by Alberta Agriculture and Forestry as well as local forest tenure holders. Includes Excel data sheet which is saved separately at \\fpinnovations.lan\structure\Commun_Common\Publications\FOP/2017N38.XLSX
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Alternative uses of post-harvest woody debris biomass

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub49507
Author
Ristea, Catalin
Date
March 2017
Material Type
Research report
Field
Fibre Supply
Author
Ristea, Catalin
Date
March 2017
Material Type
Research report
Physical Description
13 p.
Sector
Forest Operations
Field
Fibre Supply
Research Area
Forestry
Subject
Harvesting
Logging
Fire
Biomass
Wildlife
Energy
FPI TR
Series Number
Technical Report ; TR 2017 n.56
Language
English
Abstract
Current forest management policy in many jurisdictions in North America manages excess woody debris by piling and burning it, mainly as a post-harvest fire hazard abatement obligation. This study highlights three key points to consider regarding utilization and disposal of waste wood piles: 1) Allocate most woody debris waste to the biofuels sector in a cost-effective manner; 2) Allocate a small portion of woody debris (e.g. 10-15%) to implement windrow habitats where necessary to maintain mammalian biodiversity on clearcuts; 3) Limit burning of waste wood to those sites near human activity (potential fire hazard) that do not have an opportunity for biofuels or windrow purposes.
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Analysis of a skyline partial cutting operation in the interior cedar-hemlock biogeoclimatic zone

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub524
Author
Pavel, Mihai
Date
March 1999
Edition
36764
Material Type
Research report
Field
Fibre Supply
1999 KEYWORDS: Cable logging, Skyline, Harvesting, Partial cutting systems, Westem hemlock, Westem
Author
Pavel, Mihai
Date
March 1999
Edition
36764
Material Type
Research report
Physical Description
21 p
Sector
Forest Operations
Field
Fibre Supply
Research Area
Forestry
Subject
Systems
Yarders
Skylead
Radio frequency
Productivity
Partial cutting
Logs
Harvesting
Costs
Cable logging
British Columbia
FPI TR
Series Number
Technical Report ; TR-000125
Language
English
Abstract
In 1997, FERIC studied a partial cutting operation in the Interior Cedar-Hemlock biogeoclimate zone, on a site west of Kitwanga, B.C. The operation used a Skylead C40 16000 skidder-mounted yarder and Mini-Maki II radio-controlled carriage in a standing skyline configuration and in single-and multi-span applications. The study provided information on productivity and costs for the harvesting system, impact on soil surface conditions, and damage to the residual stand. Productivity functions were derived to predict yarding productivity and costs over a range of operation conditions.
Cable logging
Skyline
Harvesting
Partial cutting systems
Western hemlock
Western red cedar
Productivity
Costs
Interior British Columbia
Skylead C40 16000 yarder
Mini-Maki II radio controlled carriage
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An analysis of harvesting costs in Eastern Canada

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub508
Author
Favreau, Jean
Gingras, Jean-François
Date
December1998
Edition
36748
Material Type
Research report
Field
Fibre Supply
AN ANALYSIS OF HARVESTING COSTS IN EASTERN CANADA J. Favreau, F.E. and J.-F
Author
Favreau, Jean
Gingras, Jean-François
Date
December1998
Edition
36748
Material Type
Research report
Physical Description
8 p.
Sector
Forest Operations
Field
Fibre Supply
Research Area
Forestry
Subject
Trees
Systems
Harvesting
Costs
Canada
Series Number
Special Report ; SR-000129
Language
English
Abstract
This report represents a breakdown of typical wood harvesting costs in eastern Canada using full-tree and cut-to-length systems. Representative costs were calculated on the basis of harvesting under favorable stand and site conditions, and the resultant costs were allocated to various accounting items (e.g. labor vs machine costs) and to each major work cycle phase. A sensitive analysis based on terrain and tree size variations was also conducted.
Harvesting systems
Full-tree systems
Cut-to-length systems
Costs
Eastern Canada
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An analysis of harvesting costs in mixedwood forest

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub533
Author
Favreau, Jean
Légère, Glen
Date
1999
Edition
36773
Material Type
Research report
Field
Fibre Supply
Author
Favreau, Jean
Légère, Glen
Date
1999
Edition
36773
Material Type
Research report
Physical Description
8 p.
Sector
Forest Operations
Field
Fibre Supply
Research Area
Forestry
Subject
Systems
Sample
Harvesting
Costs
Analysis
Series Number
Technical Note ; TN-000284
Language
English
Abstract
FERIC studied three harvesting systems in clearcut operations to define their specific productivities and costs under the harvesting conditions typical of mixedwood forest; the systems comprised mechanized full-tree and cut-to-length systems, as well as manual system. FERIC compared their productivities with those typically observed in softwood stands and found that all three systems had lower productivities in mixedwood forest than in softwood forest at comparable stem volumes. The total harvesting cost, including the cost of loading, was higher than in softwood forest, and the manual system showed the greatest cost increase. Felling, delimbing, processing, and loading costs all increased for comparable volumes per stem and numbers of stems per hectare; however, since the average volume per stem is often greater in mixedwood forest than in softwood forest, the actual overall harvesting costs become comparable.
Harvesting systems
Cost analysis
Comparison
Mixedwoods
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