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Tigercat adds new mulcher and mulching head

Tigercat has added to its mulcher line-up with the release of the 760B mulcher and the 4061-30 mulching head. The new 760B is a 550hp class mulcher carrier that shares major components with the field proven and similarly classed Tigercat 480B track driven mulcher as well as the  M726G
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ABB upgrades moisture meters with new features for paper mills

ABB has upgraded its L&W Felt Moisture and Felt Permeability Meters with new software, unlocking new features that improve their value for paper mill customers as a key process measurement solution to optimize press section performance. Source: Timberbiz These instruments provide
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Seppi releases new forestry tiller with operator advantages

The Seppi Supersoil 2-speed Powershift is the newest version of the company’s forestry tiller and stone crusher. It is able to crush stones up to 50cm in diameter, grind big stumps and till the soil up to 30cm deep in the ground. It is used for land preparation for agriculture, to imp
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Prototype loading ramp to convert forwarders into fire engines

Sometimes it is the simple solutions that are the ingenious ones according to Håkan Johansson, landowner in Sala, Sweden and the man behind a new idea to help firefighting efforts using existing forestry machinery. Source: Timberbiz Recently, Skogforsk, the Swedish forestry research i
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Difficulties expected obtaining machinery in 2021 due to COVID

The full impact of COVID-19 is yet to be felt in the machinery sector across Australia, with experts predicting many industries will struggle to obtain vital equipment in 2021. Source: Timberbiz While other industries ground to a halt in 2020, the capital equipment market boomed accor
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Waratah puts parts online

Waratah Forestry Equipment recently unveiled its new online parts catalogue. The system enables Waratah customers with online access to quickly find the genuine parts they need to keep their machines up and running. Source: Timberbiz “Our new online catalogue is a great way to ensure
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Tough terrain shovel logger

John Deere has released its new 953ML shovel logger that is a purpose-built solution for loggers operating in wetland and swamp conditions. The 953ML is equipped to help loggers out manoeuvre the muck; tackling challenging job sites with a powerful live heel boom, durable track system
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Next gen automated panel repair station

Raute has launched a new and unique panel repair station and next-generation panel repairing line. Automatic panel repairing increases the cost efficiency of plywood production, ensures that the final quality of the panels is more uniform and makes it easier to control the various pan
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Waratah adds mapping tech to TimberRite

Waratah Forestry Equipment announced the addition of a mapping technology option to its TimberRite H-16 control system. The all-new mapping feature provides customers with a new job site perspective to increase operational productivity and precision. Source: Timberbiz “The new mapping
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Tigercat new RemoteLog portal

Tigercat has released a new RemoteLog portal with several enhancements such as a new diagnostics dashboard, a new machine summary report, new production metrics and enhanced machine management. Source: Timberbiz Mobile users may now easily review machine fault codes grouped in cards a
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