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Nokian Tyres new portfolio for on and offroad use

Nokian Tyres has been broadening its product portfolio of tyres for trucks with the latest addition the Nokian R-Truck product range for demanding on and off-road use such as earthmoving and forestry applications. Source: Timberbiz “On and off-road use puts special, even conflicting d
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Onetrak new facility in Rocklea

Onetrak has opened a sales, service and rental facility in Rocklea, Queensland. The new premises will be officially opened on 18 October and will cater for construction, forestry, materials handling, and quarry and mining equipment. Source: Timberbiz The new premises is located at 28
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Koppers MicroPro receives global GreenTag

MicroPro Wood Treatment Technology has received a Global GreenTag GreenRate Level A award under Version 4.0 of the Global GreenTag International Product Certification Standard. Source: Timberbiz It is the highest-level achievement for a product under Global GreenTag’s GreenRate produc
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John Deere’s new midsized harvesters

John Deere has released two new midsized G-Series wheeled harvester models, the 1170G and 1070G. The availability of the Intelligent Boom Control (IBC) technology on the 1170G further increases operator efficiency, regardless of the application. Source: Timberbiz The midsize G-series
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Precision Husky adds Industrial Cutting Tools

Precision Husky Corporation has added Industrial Cutting Tools to its dealer network.  ICT will be promoting the Precision, Husky and Progrind complete line of equipment. Source: Timberbiz Industrial Cutting Tools, a division of The Langdale Company specializes in the design, manufact
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Trelleborg Twins on Ponsse Elephant

The latest addition to Swedish logging company WNK Skogsgallring’s collection of forest machinery is a brand new Ponsse Elephant forwarder, equipped with eight Twin Forestry T480 tyres. Source: Timberbiz When fully loaded with timber, the vehicle weighs 45 tonnes. With such a heavy ma
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Cat to sell purpose-built forestry business

Caterpillar has announced that it has entered into a preliminary agreement with Weiler to sell the Cat purpose-built forestry business. The sale is subject to negotiation of a final agreement, the closing of which is expected by early 2019. Source: Timberbiz “We remain committed to su
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EcoLog Harvester 550 T-PRO

The new Eco Log 550 T-PRO complements the EcoLog range with its size and strength. With its six wheels, the 550 T-Pro can easily travel over the toughest of terrains. Source: Timberbiz The machine’s sturdy mid-section in combination with pendulum arms means that you can easily move th
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Ponsse Bison to be released at FinnMetko

One of the biggest releases at the upcoming forestry fair – FinnMetko will be the new Bison forwarder from Ponsse. Source: Timberbiz and Forestry The new forwarder has a load capacity of 16 tonnes and wedges in between the Ponsse Buffalo and the BuffaloKing. The new forwarder has a lo
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Enride all electric autonomous logging truck

At the UK’s Goodwood Festival of Speed – an event for historic racing cars, Swedish tech start-up Einride revealed its latest product: The T-log, an autonomous, all-electric logging truck. Source: Timberbiz More powerful than the T-pod – the all-electric, autonomous truck Einride reve
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