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Deere harvester head improvements for later thinning and final felling

Deere’s new H424 harvester head replaces the previous H414. The new one has a redesigned look and changes based on customer feedback to improve productivity, ease of service, durability, uptime, measuring accuracy and to reduce daily operating costs. Source: Timberbiz The new model in
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Komatsu has a head for harvesting eucalyptus

Komatsu Forest has introduced a brand-new harvester head specially adapted for the harvesting of eucalyptus. The head is called Komatsu S162E, where the E stands for eucalyptus. Source: Timberbiz Around 20 years ago, the company launched the first harvester head adapted for eucalyptus
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Deere to expand in Australian & NZ

Deere & Co plans to expand in Australia and New Zealand, with its one-time chief economist leading the charge. Luke Chandler, who has become managing director for the two countries, said he’ll target growth in construction and forestry, including road building and government infra
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Stage V Engine now on all Komatsu forwarders

The Komatsu 825TX, 835TX and 845 models have all been upgraded with a Stage V diesel engine. The new engine installation offers many advantages, such as an all-new AdBlue system, a new exhaust system and hydraulic valve lifters. Source: Timberbiz The AdBlue system has been completely
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A touch more intelligence for Ponsse machinery

The new Ponsse Opti 8 is a state-of-the-art touchscreen computer designed for use in its forest machines. User-friendliness, a large high-resolution display, high ergonomics in the cabin and responsiveness form the basis of the technical and visual design of the Opti 8 computer: all f
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Komatsu – thin on the ground

Komatsu Forest has developed a new thinning concept, Thinning Experts (TX), which includes the Komatsu 835TX and the all-new Komatsu 825TX. The new TX machines have new features that enable them to easily navigate dense stands while maintaining high production, making them particularl
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Vermeer brush chipper to meet EU emission standards

According to Vermeer its new BC200 brush chipper delivers performance, quality and safety in a package that will enable operators to achieve new levels of productivity and flexibility. Source: Timberbiz The BC200 that will be available in September 2020 complies with European Union (E
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Miniforst mulcher from Seppi

Seppi’s new Miniforst cl incorporating a new cut control rotor has been engineered to meet the demands of mulching contractors where a sharpenable blade is needed. Source: Timberbiz The goal was to manufacture a rotor using the existing mini blade and proven tool holder but with the a
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Komatsu offers fixed price servicing in Australia

Komatsu Australia has just released Fixed Price Servicing agreements which allow customers to lock in their PM Service pricing for 12 months. These new agreements can be quoted on the spot by your local Komatsu representative with the simple input of your machine details into a user-f
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Deere mulcher conversion kit for wheeled feller bunchers

To maximize the versatility of its machines, John Deere has released its Mulcher Hydraulics Conversion Kit for the 843L and 843L-II Wheeled Feller Bunchers. Installed by the dealer, the kit allows customers to equip their machines for mulching applications, expanding the capabilities
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