Acacia harvesting system: full tree chipping
A Tigercat 724E feller buncher and 630D skidder feeding a chipper at roadside in an acacia plantation. This is one of two identical harvesting systems working on remote Melville island, 60 km north of Darwin, Australia.
Read all about the Tiwi-owned acacia plantation operation and the challenges of remote logging operations in the March 2016 issue of Between the Branches, Remote Control.
Tiwi people take control of acacia plantation operation and begin to build stronger economy on remote Melville Island off the north coast of Australia.