Mechanised arboriculture and site clearance
We can deliver significant cost savings to your vegetation management project by deploying our fleet of mechanical kit, which offers a precise and efficient mechanised arboriculture solution for any business.
From the Menzi Muck with two-metre legs that can jump over fences, stand in rivers and lakes and climb extreme slopes, to the 27-tonne Kobelco for clearing vast areas of site, and the compact Kubota, our machinery can clear any hard-to-reach vegetation with minimal disruption to the environment.
Meet the Machines
- Menzi Muck
- Kobelco SK140
- Kobelco SK270SRLC
- Kubota KX 080-4
- Bandit 20XP 315HP Whole Tree
- Valtra T254
- Valtra 172 V
Menzi Muck 545X
The Menzi 545X excels in versatility, high stability and low dead weight in comparison to output. It is capable of tackling various environments and terrain.
The Menzi uses biologically degradable hydraulic oil during work in bodies of water or on land to protect the environment. Safe and efficient operations are guaranteed that The Menzi Muck is suitable for operation in streams and rivers up to a depth of two metres.
The Menzi Muck climbs over obstructions up to two metres and the flexible chassis adapts greatly to uneven terrain. The equipment can be used in marshes, narrow canals, or torrents as a result of its ideal weight distribution and vast levels of stability. Attachments with high levels of power consumption, such as mulching units can be used more efficiently thanks to the high hydraulic output.
Equipped with fully compliant ROPS, FOPS, and OPS protection, the Menzi comes with an X-Watch XW5 RCI system, enabling operators to set height or slew restrictions according to their needs. This feature makes it ideal for projects in rail and highway environments.
- Vosch Grapple Saw 1600-7T HD: 1600 7T HD effortlessly tackles even the largest trees with cutting capabilities of 33 inches. Its high-performance cutting mechanism ensures precise and swift cuts, minimising downtime and maximising productivity. Unlike traditional cutting methods that require separate equipment for felling and moving trees, the Grapple Saw 1600 7T HD streamlines the process. It combines a powerful grapple to securely grip and lift trees, while the integrated saw takes care of the cutting, eliminating the need for additional machinery.
- Westtech 350 tree shear: The Menzi, coupled with the Westtech tree shear, surpasses the capabilities of standard 360 excavators. With a cutting capacity of 350mm, immense power, and the Steelwrist tilt rotator, it ensures safer and more efficient shearing and dismantling of even the largest trees in various positions.
- Intermercato Grab: With a lifting capacity of nine tonnes, the Menzi, paired with the Intermercato Grab, excels at manoeuvring extremely large materials.
- Fae Mulcher: The Fae Mulcher attachment, capable of handling 190L of oil per minute at 350bar, delivers exceptional power for mulching even in the most challenging sites. When combined with the Menzi, it forms the ultimate mulching combo.
- Greentech Stump Grinder: This attachment tackles stump grinding in the most inaccessible areas with ease. Attached to an excavator, it provides the necessary reach to grind out entire stumps, leaving behind very little residue.
- Various Bucket options: The Menzi offers a range of bucket options along with the Steelwrist tilt rotator, enhancing efficiency across all aspects of your work.
- Weed Rake: Collaborating with the Weed Rake, the Menzi effortlessly removes vegetation from hard-to-reach areas, particularly those adjacent to water bodies.
Introduced in 2023, the Kobelco SK140 is purpose-built to revolutionise your arboriculture requirements. With a weight of approximately 14 tonnes, this robust machine is tailored to excel in the demanding world of Mechanised arboriculture.
Designed with our clients’ needs in mind, the Kobelco SK140 boasts low ground pressure and rubber pads, providing exceptional traction while minimizing damage to delicate landscapes. Its utilization of bio-oils ensures a near-water operation without compromising the integrity of our natural environment.
Safety is paramount in Mechanised Arboriculture, which is why the Kobelco SK140 comes fully equipped with compliant ROPS, FOPS, TOPS, and FOPS protection. Additionally, the integration of the X-Watch XW5 RCI system empowers you to set customized height, weight, and slew restrictions, guaranteeing optimal safety and efficiency in arboriculture applications.
Enhance the versatility of the Kobelco SK140 with our range of specialized attachments, perfectly tailored to meet the unique demands of arborists:
- Vosch Grapple Saw 1600-7T HD: 1600 7T HD effortlessly tackles even the largest trees with cutting capabilities of 33 inches! Its high-performance cutting mechanism ensures precise and swift cuts, minimizing downtime and maximizing productivity. Unlike traditional cutting methods that require separate equipment for felling and moving trees, the Grapple Saw 1600 7T HD streamlines the process. It combines a powerful grapple to securely grip and lift trees, while the integrated saw takes care of the cutting, eliminating the need for additional machinery.
- The AHWI 450e1090 Mulcher has exceptional power and versatility. This state-of-the-art land management tool offers unparalleled efficiency in tackling the toughest challenges. This attachment effortlessly handles vegetation clearing, land restoration, and land preparation tasks, ensuring remarkable results in record time.
- Westtech 250 Tree Shear: When it comes to tree removal, precision is key. The WestTech 250 Tree Shear offers exceptional control and accuracy, allowing you to make clean cuts with minimal damage to surrounding vegetation. Its robust hydraulic system provides smooth and precise movements, ensuring that you can maneuver through tight spaces and effectively remove targeted trees without disturbing the environment around them.
- Intermercato Grab: Experience unparalleled maneuverability when handling large materials with the Kobelco SK140 combined with the Intermercato Grab attachment, which allows you to effortlessly tackle even the most demanding tree removal tasks.
- Greentech Stump Grinder: This attachment tackles stump grinding in the most inaccessible areas with ease. Attached to an excavator, it provides the necessary reach to grind out entire stumps, leaving behind only a little residue.
- Various Bucket Options: Optimize your efficiency and productivity with our diverse selection of bucket options.
The Kobelco SK270SRLC is the flagship machine in our fleet designed specifically for arboriculture. With a robust base kit weighing 27 tonnes and enhanced stability through additional counterbalance, the Kobelco empowers you to handle even the largest trees at extended reaches. Its exceptional low ground pressure, combined with sensitive rubber pads, ensures minimal impact on vegetation and wildlife, guaranteeing the utmost care for delicate ecosystems. Equipped with bio-oils, the Kobelco enables operation near water bodies without compromising the environment's integrity.
Experience unmatched versatility with the easily attachable extension arm and Mecanil head, enabling the seamless dismantling of massive trees. With an impressive reach of 17 meters, the Kobelco swiftly tackles trees of any size, maximising efficiency while minimising labour requirements.
Rest assured with Kobelco's comprehensive safety features, including fully compliant ROPS, FOPS, TOPS, and OPS protection, as well as Prolec technology, which empowers you to set precise height and slew restrictions. This ensures Kobelco's suitability for arboriculture projects in rail and highway environments, where safety and compliance are paramount.
Explore a range of powerful attachments designed to enhance the capabilities of the Kobelco SK270SRLC:
- Extension Arm fitted with Mecanil Head: Unleash the full potential of the Kobelco with this combination, perfect for the efficient and safe dismantling of even the largest trees. Benefit from its versatility and achieve exceptional results with ease.
- Westtech 550 Tree Shear: With an impressive cutting capacity of 550mm, this attachment offers a controlled and secure solution for handling large trees in challenging situations. Ensure safety and precision throughout your operations.
- Intermercato Grab: Enhance the lifting and manoeuvring capabilities of the Kobelco with this attachment, allowing you to effortlessly handle extremely large materials. Streamline your workflow and optimize productivity.
- Various Bucket Options: Choose from a selection of specialized buckets to fulfill all aspects of your arboriculture projects. Combined with the Encon tilt rotator, these options enhance efficiency and precision, facilitating seamless operation.
- Ripping Tooth: Designed specifically for the Kobelco, this custom-made tooth ensures efficient extraction of large stumps, removing them completely from the ground. Overcome the challenges of stump removal with ease.
Kubota KX 080-4
Discover the exceptional capabilities of the Kubota KX 080-4, an industry-leading machine designed to excel in the world of arboriculture. Boasting a compact size and remarkable power, this machine is ideal for navigating sensitive sites, including wetlands and tight spaces, thanks to its low ground pressure.
Equipped with environmentally friendly bio-oils, the Kubota KX 080-4 ensures safe operation near water bodies and Sites of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) without any risk of environmental contamination. Your commitment to sustainability is upheld while achieving outstanding performance.
With the convenience of Prolec, the Kubota KX 080-4 offers flexible height settings and slew restrictions, making it the perfect choice for arboriculture projects in rail and highway environments. Experience unparalleled control and precision in your operations.
Explore a range of powerful attachments that can be effortlessly changed from the cab, enhancing the versatility of the Kubota KX 080-4:
- TMK Tree Shear: With the capability to cut materials up to 250mm in diameter, the Kubota KX 080-4 excels in safe and efficient felling and dismantling tasks. Achieve exceptional results with ease and precision.
- Intermercato Grab: Harness the power of the Intermercato Grab in conjunction with the Kubota KX 080-4 to effortlessly move large materials and feed them directly into our whole tree chipper. Streamline your workflow and maximize productivity.
- Fae Mulcher: Ideal for clearing small vegetation in highly sensitive areas, the Fae Mulcher paired with the Kubota KX 080-4 ensures efficient and effective vegetation management. Maintain the integrity of delicate ecosystems with ease.
- Various Bucket Options: Choose from a range of specialized bucket options to cater to all aspects of your required works.
Bandit 20XP 315HP Whole Tree Chipper
Discover the exceptional capabilities of the Bandit 20XP 315HP, a highly advanced whole tree chipper that redefines efficiency and performance. Built on a robust tracked base and featuring radio remote control, this chipper offers unparalleled productivity and versatility, particularly in sensitive environments where wheeled machines would cause significant damage.
Equipped with a 26 by 32-inch conveyor-fed infeed, the Bandit chipper effortlessly processes large whole trees, delivering an impressive output of 100 cubic meters of high-quality woodchips per hour. Its remarkable productivity eliminates the need for manual handling and ensures a streamlined operation.
Experience the ultimate power of the Valtra T254, coupled with a front-mounted blade and a grab, along with a range of versatile attachments designed to meet the demands of forestry professionals. With our TMC Cancelo Mulcher, capable of clearing vast areas, the Valtra T254 provides unrivaled performance in vegetation management.
The fixed tooth mulcher effortlessly handles standing cut vegetation and small roots, effectively transforming them into finely shredded pieces, leaving behind a flawless finish.
Our innovative RORO trailer allows seamless chipping while unloading RORO skips, ensuring efficient operations with quick and easy removal.
Mounted on the Valtra tractor, our Igland double drum winch delivers an impressive pulling capacity of 12 tonnes, perfect for extracting large materials from challenging and hard-to-reach locations. Additionally, it serves as a valuable asset in assisting with winching over-leaning trees.
Valtra 172 V
The Valtra 172 V is equipped with a wide range of attachments designed to optimise material extraction and transport.
Our Botex Timber Trailer excels at efficiently removing cut materials from the site, ensuring nothing goes to waste. Sorted and prepared for various applications, including firewood, building materials, and biomass products, these materials find new life.
The Valtra tractor offers further flexibility with the option to mount winches, mulchers, grass mowers, and our innovative RORO trailer. With comprehensive forestry guarding and upgraded glass, operator safety remains our utmost priority, ensuring optimal protection at all times.