PeterT

Details

Agricultural Engineer
Tel: 031 508 7400 (Switchboard)
Tel: 031 508 7434 (Direct)
Email: peter.tweddle@sugar.org.za

Role

Agricultural mechanisation research:

  • Farm machinery and road transport systems,
  • Analysis and costing of systems.

Expertise

Farm infrastructure, irrigation and mechanisation systems engineering.

Research Interests

Mechanisation and transport initiatives:

  • System analyses, costings and optimisation.
  • Equipment performance and efficiencies.
  • Sugarcane logistics and vehicle optimisation.
  • RTMS and PBS vehicles.
  • Soil compaction and stool damage.
  • Farming systems.
  • New technology.

Qualifications

BSc Eng (University of Natal), PhD (UKZN)