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Bushfire recovery package includes new log scanner and turner

A high-speed, high precision log scan and log rotation system has been installed at Hyne Timber’s Tumbarumba Mill under the NSW Bushfire Industry Recovery Package. Source: Timberbiz The total Tumbarumba Mill Optimisation Project cost is $5,979,043 with $2,989,522 support committed fro
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Sennebogen introduces 21m tree care handler

The new Sennebogen 728 E-series will expand the company’s product portfolio for demanding tree maintenance and problem tree felling. Source: Timberbiz As an important addition to the 718 E and 738 E tree care handlers, which have been established for many years and are used by custome
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New TR Forest 2 tyres for forestry tractors

Nokian’s new TR Forest 2 tyre offers forest-proven strength and stability for light and medium weight forestry tractors. For many years, the Nokian TR Forest tyre has been a proven, reliable choice for light and medium weight forestry tractors. Now the tyre has added features without
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New lightweight hybrid sandwich LVL and concrete wall

Hybrid construction offers construction companies a more sustainable way of building without changing their current building methods. Metsä Wood and its partners have designed a hybrid sandwich wall element, which will renew offsite construction. Source: Timberbiz The innovation combi
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USNR and Wood Fiber Group merge to create broad equipment offering

USNR and Wood Fiber Group will merge in a transaction that will create the world’s most comprehensive supplier of the equipment, technology, and essential tooling used in modern wood processing facilities. Source: Timberbiz USNR is an industry-leading global supplier of sawmill and pl
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RDO delivers 100th John Deere forestry machine

John Deere construction and forestry dealer RDO Equipment has delivered its 100th forestry machine in Australia, a massive milestone for the dealer network which has established itself in the market since launching only two years ago. Source: Timberbiz Queensland’s Blackbutt Logging,
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John Deere announces technician awards for Australia and NZ

The machinery sector’s quiet achievers working away in the background to keep equipment running have been celebrated across Australia and New Zealand. John Deere held its inaugural technician awards on Friday and, although they were unable to gather in person for a gala dinner,
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Kesla introduces third gen harvester heads

Kesla an independent manufacturer of harvester heads has introduced its new RH-III range. Source: Timberbiz The Kesla 26RH-III harvester head is suitable for both thinning and final felling due to its versatility and belongs to the highest volume size class of the market. Equipped wit
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Smarter excavators from John Deere

The 470G LC Excavator is the latest model to join the John Deere excavator line-up that includes a full range of grade management solutions. Newly enhanced with the factory-installed 3D SmartGrade system, the SmartGrade470G LC delivers increased productivity and accuracy on the job. S
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STARSOIL enterprise by Seppi

STARSOIL by Seppi M was recently completely redesigned with the transmission reinforced and now designed for tractors up to 310 HP. At the same time, brand new technology – the first of its kind in the market was introduced, the 2SPEED-POWERSHIFT transmission. Source: Timberbiz This “
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