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Tigercat’s new feller bunchers and harvesters

Tigercat has released the 822E series feller bunchers and harvesters with the latest features and upgrades. Source: Timberbiz The 822E is the most compact track feller buncher and harvester platform in the Tigercat track carrier line-up. The powerful machine is versatile for challengi
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Timber trailer demand driven by international building activity

Continuous building activities as a result of fast urbanisation and population growth are leading countries to invest in private and public infrastructure, such as housing, which is driving up demand for timber and, as a result, driving up sales of timber trailers. Source: TechBullion
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Trimble chosen to manage Green Triangle resources

Green Triangle Forest Products has chosen Trimble Forestry’s Land Resource Manager to manage 22,000 hectares of Pinus radiata, a medium-density softwood, in the Green Triangle area in South Australia and South Western Victoria. Source: Timberbiz LRM is part of Trimble’s Connecte
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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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