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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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Waratah Forestry Equipment and Hultdins in distribution partnership

Waratah Forestry Equipment and Hultdins have formed a distribution partnership to offer an extended product line of grapples and grapple saws to Waratah customers in Australia and New Zealand. Source: Timberbiz The Waratah-branded grapples and grapple saws are a result of customer dem
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Ponsse launches new Stage V emission engines on EU markets

Ponsse’s new Mercedes-Benz/MTU Stage V emission engines feature the latest engine technology, and according to the company they are an excellent solution for forest machines that require productivity, reliability and fuel economy while being environmentally friendly. Source: Timberbiz
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Forest Centre auto-tensioners for forestry

Forest Centre is the supplier of Swedish made ExTe load binding products such as the TU Tensioner and has been since 1992. The company has amassed a great deal of local load expertise during that time. Source: Timberbiz Logging and timber haulage customers have been using the ExTe aut
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