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EGGER Forestry release new harvesting films

EGGER Forestry Videos

Watch how EGGER Forestry’s expertise is helping clients harvest timber on challenging terrain and disover the benefits of a well-planned thinning operation.

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Overcoming the challenges of harvesting on steep terrain

Harvesting on steep ground

Harvesting operations on steep terrain requires extensive planning, robust machinery and experienced operators. Discover how EGGER Forestry’s expertise in this area benefits its clients.

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Providing opportunities for future foresters

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EGGER is actively committed to investing in its people through a wide range of training programmes. Find out how one Forestry student has benefitted.

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EGGER Forestry in National Park

Forestry company helps owner secure planting scheme in national park

EGGER Forestry has secured approval and grant aid for a 40-hectare woodland creation scheme in the Yorkshire Dales National Park.

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EGGER Forestry helps arrange foreign study tour for two UK forestry societies

Forestry Bavarian Alps

This year saw the Royal Forestry Society and the Royal Scottish Forestry Society hold their 2018 international study tour in Austria and Bavaria.

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EGGER sponsors event aimed at driving a more sustainable and low-carbon future

Despite the immense Kielder Forest, tree cover is just 8 per cent in Northumberland, lower than the rest of England

The need to plant more trees has been highlighted by many organisations and individuals.
A Superwood event is to be held on 14th Dec at Northumbria University with the aim of bringing together member of the whole supply chain.

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EGGER Forestry presents Best Final Year Forest Management Plan to Ambleside student

John Paterson, director of EGGER Forestry, presented first prize to Tom Harvey from Ambleside, University of Cumbria.

EGGER Forestry and members of the University of Cumbria met at the EGGER Hexham plant on June 15th to present the first prize certificate and cash prize to student Tom Harvey, winner of this year’s Best Final Year Forest Management Plan.

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Strong demand for woodland properties

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Woodland values are on the rise. Simon Hart, General Manager for EGGER Forest Management provides a deeper analysis of what exactly has caused this price spike.

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Timber prices continue to surge ahead

Timber prices continue to surge ahead

Find out what’s in store for the timber market over the coming months… Hint – it’s looking good!

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EGGER Forestry explores South Brazil

EGGER Forestry explores South Brazil

EGGER Forestry’s John Paterson and Mike Yerbury took the opportunity to explore Brazil earlier this year in order to fully appreciate the scale of the forest industry within south America.

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Forestry and wood processing ‘crucial to borderlands growth deal’

Forestry and wood processing ‘crucial to borderlands growth deal’

EGGER presents new report to Minister for the Northern Powerhouse that says the forestry and wood processing industry must be at the heart of a deal.

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Winner of ‘Best Final Year Forest Management Plan’ at the Scottish School of Forestry

John Paterson, director of EGGER Forestry, awarded first prize to Callum Wilson at the Scottish School of Forestry.

On Monday 4th June, EGGER Forestry headed to the Scottish School of Forestry, Inverness College UHI, to present the first prize certificate to student Callum Wilson, winner of this year’s Best Final Year Forest Management Plan.

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Why the forestry market remains a good investment

Why the forestry market remains a good investment

Simon Hart, General Manager for EGGER Forest Management uncovers the latest IPD Forestry Index figures - what are the rates of return, demand and will the good times last?

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Find out what has been happening in the timber market during 2017

Find out what has been happening in the timber market during 2017

Find out the latest timber market news from Mike Yerbury, General Manager for EGGER Harvesting.

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What you need to think about when planning road infrastructure?

What you need to think about when planning road infrastructure?

With constructing a forestry road being such a huge capital cost, getting the planning right is essential. FInd out what you need to consider to make sure your project is a success.

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EGGER supports ICF and Confor at woodland creation event

EGGER supports ICF and Confor at woodland creation event

Industry experts exchange opinions and ideas concerning the increasing demand for wood, whilst productive woodland creation is at an all-time low.

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Bringing benefits to all through ISO

Bringing benefits to all through ISO

Here at EGGER Forestry we’ve always been early adopters and almost 20 years ago we were the first harvesting company in the UK to implement both quality and environmental ISO systems. Read on to find out how the latest improvements are helping to deliver customer results.

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Wealth of experience helping to deliver customer results

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We have always had a strong focus on the right person for the right role, employee development and training. Want to find out more about the ‘right people’ who head up our Forest Management, and Timber Harvesting and Marketing teams?

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EGGER Forestry experts branch out to help landowners

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Dave Robson and Katherine Evans-Smith have been appointed as Woodlands for Water Advisors to help landowners submit applications for Government grants – in a new scheme designed to improve water quality and reduce flooding.

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Woodland owners see behind the scenes of unique conservation project

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Woodland owners from across the North of England gathered for a day with volunteers and businesses at one of the UK’s latest Lottery-funded landscape partnerships – The Land of Oak & Iron.

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EGGER Forestry in partnership approach to improve river health

EGGER Forestry in partnership approach

A new project which uses natural features to capture silt run-off is aiming to improve the health of a North East river catchment.

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EGGER Forestry release new harvesting films

EGGER Forestry release new harvesting films shot on location in the beautiful Northumberland countryside.