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Trees felled remotely

Trees felled remotely
Article Type:
News
Publication Date:
2014-08-15
Jurisdiction:
New Zealand

The NZ Herald reports some success with a trial near Nelson of a modified harvesting machine which allows an operator at a distance to fell trees on a slope.

In the same piece, however, CTU president Helen Kelly suggests mechanisation is a red herring in an industry which requires tighter regulation for safety.

 

 

People Mentioned:
Helen Kelly
Organisations Mentioned:
NZCTU
Reference No:
140815CA-3907

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