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Superyard – super idea for unused building stock

A new service to connect buyers and sellers of unused building stock sitting in yards all over Australia has been launched. Founder Ritchie Djamhur, who works in the civil construction sector, says that the service – Superyard – offers a genuine way to reduce project costs and minimis
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Remsoft STICKS with collaboration

Remsoft has announced a new collaboration with Australian-based company ForestPHD, the developer of STICKS, to enable the use of forest machine data in Remsoft Forest Intelligence solutions. Source: Timberbiz The partnership will improve visibility and data-based intelligence for fore
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My Komatsu visual analysis of telematics data for mixed fleets

To get the most value from your telematics data, you need an efficient way to interpret it. What if you could monitor the health of your entire mixed-equipment fleet from one dashboard, receive maintenance alerts on your phone, and order parts without searching through manuals? Source
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Tigercat working to provide end-to-end solutions

Tigercat is steadily growing its line of grapple attachments to provide end-to-end Tigercat branded solutions that integrate seamlessly with Tigercat loggers, loaders and shovel loggers. Source: Timberbiz The new butt-n-top and shovel clam grapples are built with durable boxed style j
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Hyne develops Beam 15 to overcome building material shortages

With Australia’s demand for structural pine framing and engineered wood products at an all-time high, pressure has been on the timber industry to ramp up production to make products more available to the market. Sources: Timberbiz, BDAA But what happens when the log resources required
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New gen single pass eucalyptus debarking head

Waratah Forestry Equipment has introduced a new generation of its H215E head purpose-built for single-pass eucalyptus debarking. Designed for use on large, wheeled harvesters and excavators, the H225E is a powerful, high-capacity debarking head that productively dominates in the harsh
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Log Max 2000T replaces 928A head

Log Max has launched its new harvester head the Log Max 2000T. The new head will replace the classic 928A head. Source: Timberbiz This new head features increased performance and drivability compared with its predecessor. It feeds at 4m/s, which is an improvement of 30%. The 2000T’s f
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Grapple cranes going longer, higher and stronger

FTG Moheda of Sweden has launched its the new grapple cranes M81T and M81DT, which are in the heaviest and strongest class of its cranes for large forest trailers and medium-sized forest machines. Source: Timberbiz They have been developed to meet the most demanding needs in terms of
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Ponsse provides service videos on mobile devices

Ponsse is launching a new customer oriented Ponsse Active Manual, which is an instruction and maintenance manual service with videos to support the daily work of forest machine operators. Source: Timberbiz The visual Ponsse Active Manual is an instruction and maintenance manual servic
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Waratah to offer Moipu products in Europe and Asia-Pacific

Waratah and Moisio Forest Oy, a Finland-based forest machine attachment and accessory manufacturer, have signed a co-operation agreement for sales, marketing and distribution of Moipu branded products. Source: Timberbiz Waratah will begin marketing and selling the well-known Moipu ene
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