Harvesting Systems and Value Recovery Services

monitor and realise that standing log value during harvesting and marketing

Harvest System Appraisals

  • Log-making (bucking) Performance appraisals
  • Steming Operations Processing Appraisals
  • Productivity Time studies
  • Secondary Damage and Breakage Assessment
  • Mechanical Harvesting Performance and Value Recovery Benchmarking
  • Log Maker Training

Log Quality

  • Log Quality Conformance to Specifications
  • Log Upgrade Potential
  • Structural Log Quality Assessments (Hitman HM200)
  • Skid site assessment of Pruned Log Clear Wood Potential / Resin Defects
  • Log Quality Training

Forest Value Recovery

  • Forest or Stand level reconciliation of product yield to predicted standing volume and value
  • Reconciliation of market influences on actual or projected returns
  • Post harvest dispute resolution on product yield or volume
  • Evaluation of opportunities to implement log value incentive payment systems for harvesting operations

Harvester System Management

  • Setup Bucking Instruction (*.APT using StanForD Classic or *.PIN *.SPI *.OIN using StanForD 2010) 
  • Simulate Production Estimates to Validate Bucking Instructions for Optimisation
  • Install System Security for Prevention of Virus Infection and Operator Control
  • Value Optimiser Review and Auditing.

Out in Industry

Customer Feedback

Custmer Feedback

UAV / Drones in Forestry – Reaching for a New Perspection

​Because of the scale involved in forestry, both time and area, mathematics has always been heavily employed so foresters can take samples and calculate averages or make predictions on the growth or yield of their crop. With the advent of increasingly usable and...

Using Drones / UAV for 3D Modelling Forest Tree Structure

The Interpine #UAV #Drone continue to innovate around the use of structure from motion 3D modelling. In this case we show some examples of modelling tree structure and resulting stem volume / form, which are important in the forest yield modelling calculations. Doing...

Rise of the Forest Drones; HarvestTech 2017 Conference

Rise of the #forest #drones; Interpine's UAV team leader spoke recently at the FIEA HarvestTech 2017 conference in Rotorua. With of 450 delegates hearing about operational implementation and future opportunities that will see improvements in the way harvest...

Forest Harvester System Management Workshop in Rotorua 2017

​#Forest #harvester system management through Interpine's ForestPHD #STICKS Cloud Service. We are hosting an industry user workshop today at @ToiOhomai Forestry School in Rotorua. With some 20 million m3 of wood supply in STICKS over the last couple of years, 58,000+...

Using UAV / Drones for Storm Damaged and Salvage Assessment

​In the wake of Cyclone Cook and Cycle Debbie, Interpine's UAV Team have are busy getting out to fly storm damaged blocks for insurance and salvage, as well as assessing roading/slips for access and recovery purposes. This provides key insights into repairing and...

STICKS Harvester Information System most widely used throughout Australasia

Are you interested in Forest Value Recovery from your own forest or those that you are harvesting or managing. Ask for a demo of our cloud platform #STICKS, and Plan, Harvest and Deliver based on production data from your harvesters in the forest. This collates tree...

DJI Mavic Pro > A Foresters Tool or Toy ?

​Interpine is focused on enabling #forestry staff to be more effective in their day to day jobs with the deployment of #UAV / #Drones. The benefits of providing our existing experts with a eye in the sky, to see above the trees and landscape around us. Thus empowering...

UAV / Drone Applications and Case Studies for the Forest Industry

After completing trials of different uses of UAVs, Interpine has been validating case studies and is now offering its new services to the forest industry. Figure 1 UAV Solutions Working with our clients, we have set up systems that automate data capture and...

European Insights into the Use of Harvester Data

Goetz Roth, Interpine's lead for the implementation of mechanised harvester production data has recently returned from Europe. In Europe Goetz attended 48th FORMEC, one of the biggest international Forest Engineering Conferences in the world. Over 300 attendees from...

Maximising Forest Return: Part 1, Know the Value of Your Asset!

Maximising your return from your forest: The ABC's of Forestry Stumpage and Forest Valuation Part 1. Know the Value of Your Asset. Small forests, or woodlots, make up a surprisingly large chunk of the national exotic plantation estate. Yet some of these forests can...

Frequently Asked Questions

Our standard operating procedures are focused on safe operation of any of our UAV craft. Pilots undergo rigorous training and certification to operate. Our craft are all fitted with emergency systems such as parachutes and autopilot return to home functionality for any loss of signal between the UAV and the pilot. In the event of an incident our public liability insurances are also endorsed for operating UAVs for all our operations.
We operate a range of normal RGB resolution cameras, as well as a thermal sensor and multispectral NIR.

If we didn’t answer all of your questions, feel free to drop us a line anytime.