The Latest News from Forest Centre

Brisbane Truck Show 2019

Events like the Brisbane Truck Show provide great opportunities for us to answer queries about ExTe TU auto-tensioners across various different transport tasks and also obtain valuable feedback from those already using our equipment across Australia and New Zealand....

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Hultdins Product Range

Forest Centre has been the Australian Hultdins dealer for over 25 years. Need to rebuild your SuperGrip log grapple? Chasing components for the SuperCut .404" or 3/4" saw unit on your harvesting head? For more information on Hultdins attachments and our...

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Forest Centre at National Diesel Dirt & Turf Expo 2018

Following a successful 2017 event with over 43,000 visitors in attendance, Forest Centre will be returning once again to exhibit at the National Diesel Dirt & Turf Expo, in Penrith NSW, April 13th-15th 2018.   Forest Centre occupies a unique space both at...

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2017 Transport & Heavy Equipment Expo New Zealand

Held every four years, the Transport and Heavy Equipment Expo (or T.H.E Expo as it is commonly known) is New Zealand's only all-encompassing transport and heavy equipment showcase, offering visitors and exhibitors alike the opportunity to engage with industry...

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New ExTe TU videos

New video projects highlighting some of the possibilities for mounting ExTe TU air operated auto-tensioners to highway trucks.

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ExTe Auto-tensioners for on-highway trailers

During the first weeks of 2016 we kicked off with a retro-fit project for a customer who already had ExTe Luftman air operated load binders equipped on one of his Freighter curtain-sider semi trailers. Director of Phoenix Trucking, Ian Irvin, was due to be back on the...

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New Luftman auto-tensioner video

Whilst we eagerly await the release of ExTe's new TU model auto-tensioner here in Australia, we recently visited the operations of Monaro Logging, based in Bombala, New South Wales. Monaro Logging's use of both ExTe lightweight E-Series log bolsters and Luftman air...

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ExTe at the 2015 Brisbane Truck Show

Forest Centre and ExTe back at Brisbane, bigger and better Claimed as the largest trucking exhibition in the Southern Hemisphere, the 2015 Brisbane Truck Show was held during May 14th-17th. Forest Centre exhibited ExTe products for the second time, showcasing even...

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Borg specifies ExTe for new log trailers

In 2010 Borg Manufacturing acquired the MDF plant formerly owned by Carter Holt Harvey in Oberon NSW. As part of the company's continual rapid growth Borg has purchased its own fleet of log trucks during 2013-2014 to help keep a steady supply of pulp timber rolling...

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Chain trials for VIC log haulage

  A load restraint working group formed by representatives from Hancock Victorian Plantations (HVP) and local haulage contractors from the Gippsland region has been investigating ways to improve both load security and operator safety in log haulage. The innovative new...

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New rigs in Northern New South Wales

Fewer truck movements, safer vehicles and less wear and tear on local roads are just some of the benefits that will flow from a $6 million investment in new log transport vehicles by Oberon business Mangan Haulage, with the support of Forestry Corporation of NSW....

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Melbourne Truck Show

From April 3rd-6th, Forest Centre and ExTe joined forces to attend our second International Truck, Trailer and Equipment Show in Melbourne. In classic Melbourne style the weather presented some challenges for almost 40,000 ITTES visitors over the 4 days, but the sun...

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Scania featuring ExTe

Check out Scania's recent promotional videos featuring both some familiar landscape close to the ExTe factory and some familiar products... For more information on the lightweight bolsters and air operated load binders,...

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Elmia Wood 2013 tour

Held every fourth year in the forests just outside Jönköping, Sweden, Elmia Wood is the world's largest forestry fair - this year attracting a huge 54,000 visitors. As part of a trip incorporating supplier factory visits, Forest Centre sent a small contingent to Elmia...

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2013 Brisbane Truck Show

During May 16th-19th 2013 Forest Centre exhibited the ExTe product at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre. Australia's premier event for the transport industry, the 2013 Brisbane Truck Show attracted over 37,700 visitors over four days. Forest Centre's focus...

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Since its formation in 1983, Forest Centre has been committed to providing the highest quality in equipment, parts and service to the Australian forest industry. READ MORE