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JD rolls out more for its forestry swing machines

John Deere is rolling out increased options on its G-Series forestry swing machines which help lower daily operating costs, boost productivity, and increase uptime. According to John Deere the updates, including improvements to the machine design and the addition of more standard feat
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Next gen forestry tyres from Nokian

A new generation of tyres from Nokian will offer advanced features for 6-wheel forestry machines. The latest addition to the product line is the Nokian Forest King TRS 2+, an advanced tyre that brings next gen features such as soil-friendly grip, durability and excellent support for c
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New felling heads from John Deere

John Deere has announced the addition of the FS50/FR50 Felling Heads to its felling head line-up. The new felling heads are compatible with the 800M- and 900M-Series Tracked Feller Bunchers and feature in 30-degree and 310-degree wrist configurations respectively. Source: Timberbiz “W
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AFGRI launches new South Guildford premises with aplomb

AFGRI Equipment hosted customers, suppliers, special guests and employees at its grand opening for the new South Guildford, Western Australia premises in September with around 250 people attending. The 11,000 square metre facility was transformed into a perfect platform to showcase th
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Tigercat releases new E-Series feller buncher

Tigercat’s new 845E and L845E track feller bunchers have been upgraded with several new features to promote increased productivity and improved operator comfort. Source: Timberbiz The next generation 845E and L845E track feller bunchers have been upgraded with the aim of increasing pr
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Onetrak on track with new branch in Tasmania

Onetrak has moved to a new purpose built facility in Bridgewater, Tasmania that allows it to better service its southern customers. The company is inviting customers to view the new facility on an open day in October. Source: Timberbiz The open day will be held on Friday 18 October at
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John Deere extends warranty for hybrid wheel loader

John Deere is extending the 8 year/ 20,000-hour power electronic components warranty on its 944K Hybrid Wheel Loader. The warranty supports John Deere’s commitment to the durability and reliability of its popular 944K Hybrid Wheel Loader, which was recently named as a finalist for the
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Komatsu from head to toe

Komatsu Forest is has launched a web shop for the sale of work wear, casual wear and accessories. According to the company the products are specially selected to suit a machine operator’s everyday life, both in the cab and after the working day is over. Source: Timberbiz The new
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Deere adds to TimberMatic Maps and TimberManager

John Deere has expanded the technology offered in TimberMatic Maps and TimberManager software to full-tree equipment, including feller bunchers and skidders. These streamlined software solutions offer loggers enhanced machine visibility and communication for a productive work day. Sou
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Tigercat supports C3’s Australian expansion

Forestry logistics company C3, which began life as an on-wharf logistics business in New Zealand in the 1950s, is today a modern, leading edge provider of product and handling solutions on wharf and beyond, employing more than 1400 people. Source: Timberbiz The company expanded its fo
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