0800 654 323

West-Trak attended the Harvesttech forestry conference in Rotorua,

This was a great success with more than 400 attendees from all over New Zealand, including some international representatives.

Type of attendees were;

• Forestry managers
• Forest owners
• Harvest planners
• Harvesting contractors
• Technical foresters
• Forestry H&S managers
• Forestry consultants
• Plantation forestry researchers
• Technology, equipment or service suppliers to wood harvesting operations

Key subjects covered were;

• Innovations in NZ, North and South American, European steep slope harvesting
• Getting the best out of existing steep slope harvesting operations
• Harvest planning – new systems and tools really making a difference
• Remote sensing for harvest planning and operations
• Meeting tighter environmental and water quality requirements
• Mobile technologies to improve worker safety
• Remote control, robotics and automation in the bush
• Contractor certification and national planning for improved safety

We’re proud to support the Forest Industry Engineering Association (FIEA) and provide our forestry customers with solutions for increasing traction on their forestry machines. Congratulations to all those who won a West-Trak Rugby Ball, signed by Wayne (Buck) Shelford – a former All Black rugby captain, coach and motivational speaker! Many thanks Buck!