Articles by Keyword: Cable Yarding

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  1. Timber Harvesting in South Africa—Past, Present, Future

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Forestry Journal
    After a short description of South African timber harvesting practices in the past, the present situation in terms of machine population and the current harvesting and extraction methods is discussed in more detail.
  2. Reverting urban exotic pine forests to <em>Macchia</em> and indigenous forest vegetation, using cable-yarders on the slopes of Table Mountain, South Africa

    Reverting urban exotic pine forests to <em>Macchia</em> and indigenous forest vegetation, using cable-yarders on the slopes of Table Mountain, South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: The Southern African Forestry Journal
    This paper discusses some ofthe issues faced during the initial phases of a 12-year long project, which will ultimately result in the transformation of 53 ha of urban pine forests to a more diverse natural vegetation cover. Public sentiment, harvesting...
  3. Cable Yarding in Southern Africa: An Analysis of its Productivity and Possible Procedure for its Improvement

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Forestry Journal
    The demand for timber in southern Africa is increasing and this is resulting in the afforestation of areas which require cable yarding when harvested. The demand for cable yarders, essentially fixed skylines, is therefore increasing rapidly. Stress is being placed...
  4. Knowledge transfer model for improving productivity of the cable manufacturing industry: A South African perspective

    Knowledge transfer model for improving productivity of the cable manufacturing industry: A South African perspective

    Industry is faced with increased challenges relating to transferring knowledge due to the complex nature of the manufacturing process. This paper is part of a comprehensive research study to develop a knowledge transfer model for improving productivity. Although knowledge management...