The Napier Forestry Industry: Why It Is So Epic

There is an established forestry industry in Napier and surrounds, and this imploys a large number of skilled operators. Work is tough and demanding and often in remote and difficult locations, and it needs a certain type of person to enjoy working in these conditions.

The arborist industry by contrast works on land generally owned by farmers, by councils, by companies and by homeowners, and the work is extremely varied both in the types of trees that they must work on and the type of activity that they’re carrying out on the tree.

A special way to cut a tree so that it falls in a specific direction. Useful for situations where a fall in the wrong direction could end in disaster.

Arborists are required to maintain trees, to remove and clear broken branches after storm damage and to clear fell trees when the tree has served it’s purpose or the land needed for other purposes. The best way for customers to locate a good I have lost in the Napier area there’s simply to go to Google search and type in arborist Napier. There is a number of good companies to choose from, and some will be specialist in a particular area required by the landowner. However in general most arborists can handle most of the work required by landowners, and the difficulty becomes choosing the best arborist for the job. The wise landowner will choose carefully as there will be a big difference between the quality of work done and the speed of the job, and it is best that the land owner tries to find some references to backup their choice.

They generally will not have this luxury after storm damage, because the storm damage will be most likely widespread in the region and all of the arborists will be very busy. Prices will inevitably be higher, delays will inevitably be longer and the quality of finish work will inevitably suffer, but this is to be expected in these circumstances.

The normal times the landowner should expect to get comparable quotes from different companies, and they would be sensible to call around for references from previous customers, is there is a big difference between speed of operation and quality of the final job between the best and worst companies. Generally the best companies will operate what seems to be a very small team of 3 4 clear felling operations, and the team will be two highly skilled chainsaw operators and one highly skilled digger grader operator. Tree felling operations are exceedingly dangerous, and a small team of to school chainsaw operators who’s the safest way to do this work, because each operator only has two lookout for other operator to know exactly what is going on around them, and the second operator can act as a safety spotter for the first operator in certain situations such as when the tree has to be climbed.

The digger grammar operator will know his chainsaw operators very well and will know exactly what is required to help them at all times. The end result visit the small team can sell what seems to be a large group of trees in a day or so, and then the bigger gram or operator can’t see all them trees and branches into a large wood chipper over the next two or three days.

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Manufacturing Lower Cost Houses

Currently almost all new houses in New Zealand  are built using the standard process whereby the floor and foundations  are laid down, and then wall framing and roofing trusses that have been manufactured offsite are quickly erected, generally within 3 to 4 days. After that it generally takes 2 to 3 months to finish lining the house inside and cladding it outside and then fitting and finishing it. There is a bricklaying robot that can build low-cost houses in two days.

In countries like Sweden and Japan large building companies manufacturer the entire house in their Factory,  using large scale automation and robots to build all the internal walls and external walls and the entire roof in such a way that the finished house can be assembled inside of one day. These factories are fully computerised, and the customer can order the entire house online by choosing one of many floor plans and selecting the colour schemes and fit and finish. This purchase process will allow the customer to walk through their house using virtual reality, and it is a very satisfying process for the customer because they know exactly what they’re getting. The manufacturer is then able to take list order and then automate the manufacturing of all the wall panels including the installation of the cabling and plumbing, in such a way that everything can be plug fitted while the panels are being put into place in a building site.

This process has huge advantages for the customer, simply because the manufacturer is very large and therefore has massive buying power in a competitive market and so gets a very large discount on all the components. Also the manufacturer has a much lower labour component  for each house, and if they are building houses at a massive scale then the cost per house built is very low as apart from the materials almost all the cost is the depreciation on the manufacturing equipment and robots.

Manufacturing this way is also much safer, is the panels will be manufactured horizontally, and when assembled on site the assembly will use cranes and proper safety techniques, which means there is a vastly reduced number of onsite  accidents.

There is currently a shortage of around 5000 skilled builders in New Zealand,  but if the builders were simply assembling a pre manufactured house, then their work output would be massively increased, as one builder  would be building dozens of houses a year rather than 2 or 3.

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