Transport and handling of tropical hardwoods - circa 1970

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This report deals with the results of several TRADA projects concerning  the transport and handling of tropical hardwoods. Sawn timber from South East Asia and-West Africa has been studied in considerable detail and there is one chapter also on the handling and transport of logs from West Africa.

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