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Waratah loader-processor for increased productivity in tight spots

Waratah Forestry Equipment’s new HTH624C 4×4 LP is a loader-processor built for increasing productivity to quickly clear tight landing areas and load trucks. The multi-use head has the attributes of a standard processing head with extra capability for manipulating multiple logs,
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Eco Log branches out into harvester head production

Eco Log has broaden its range by introducing its own series of harvester heads, consisting of four models. This makes Eco Log a complete forest machine manufacturer, offering machines and solutions for profitable and high-productive forestry all over the globe. Source: Timberbiz The n
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Forestry equipment market high growth after COVID impact

Global Market Insights has recently added a new report on the forestry equipment market that estimates the market valuation for forestry equipment will cross US$ 13 billion by 2027. The forestry equipment market is witnessing high growth owing to the rising demand for products made fr
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Eulogy for Paul Rosin by Brett Jones Managing Director Komatsu Forest

Tumut-based Rosin Developments’ Paul Rosin passed away on May 24, aged 55. A service celebrating Paul’s life was held at the Tumut Lawn Cemetery on 5 June. The following is a eulogy for Paul prepared by Komatsu Forest Managing Director Brett Jones. It was a great honour to know
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Forestry mulcher to clear the way

In 1980, the first forestry rotor was developed. Medium and high-power forestry mulchers are a fundamental tool in forestry and environmental care. They grind stumps and roots, clear the forest of fallen trees and decaying wood, as well as trees damaged by bad weather such as storms,
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New lightweight chainsaw bars

Husqvarna has launched the new Husqvarna X-TOUGH LIGHT lightweight bars through its partnership with Sugihara/Diatop Co LTD, a recognized manufacturer of chainsaw bars. Source: Timberbiz Made for professional forestry and tree care work, the new Husqvarna X-TOUGH LIGHT bars offer a co
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Ponsse loads up with new product family

Ponsse has launched a new loader product family; the new K101 and K111 loaders are the latest additions. The new loaders have been developed in cooperation with customers for efficient load handling particularly in demanding conditions. Source: Timberbiz The new loaders have a structu
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25 points of improvement for Komatsu C-heads

From today the cutting unit on all Komatsu C-heads, Constant Cut, will benefit an upgraded design. The upgrade contains no less than 25 points and represents a number of improvements for customers, both in terms of increased productivity and better flow in the production. Source: Timb
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Superhard windows for John Deere harvesters and forwarders

To improve the durability of its machines, John Deere now features RENCRAFT Super Hard Coat polycarbonate windows as standard on its G-Series harvesters and G-Series forwarders. Source: Timberbiz Providing improvements over the windows previously used, the upgraded windows are designe
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JCB appoints new dealer for its OEM engines in Australia

JCB Power Systems has appointed a new dealer to sell and support its OEM engines in Australia – EIP. Source: Timberbiz “EIP will be a powerful strategic partner for us with the ability to bring new opportunities in the Australian market. The JCB Power Systems range will integrat
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