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‘First’ Electric Log Truck Now Working In Sweden

‘First’ Electric Log Truck Now Working In Sweden

In what those involved are calling a “world’s first,” commercial vehicle manufacturer Scania AB has delivered its first electric timber truck to Svenska Cellulosa AB (SCA)—Europe’s largest private forest owner. The all-electric timber truck has a massive capacity of 80 tons…

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‘Good Neighbor’ Projects Extended To Tribal Lands

‘Good Neighbor’ Projects Extended To Tribal Lands

The Nez Perce Tribe and U.S. Forest Service have signed an agreement allowing the two to team up on projects in the 6,250 square mile Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests in north-central Idaho. The Forest Service has said that the agreement through the Good Neighbor Authority will initially focus on fuels reduction projects to reduce wildfire threats…

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New Ponsse Products

New Ponsse Products

Ponsse has launched a series of new products to improve productivity in sustainable harvesting, including the Ponsse Scorpion Giant harvester and the Ponsse Mammoth forwarder. The Scorpion Giant harvester adds to the Scorpion product range, which was completely upgraded in 2021. It was developed to have more tractive effort, which helps the harvester to be agile even in challenging conditions, including snow, steep slopes and soft terrain. The Scorpion…

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Komatsu To Acquire Swedish Silviculture Attachment Manufacturer

Komatsu To Acquire Swedish Silviculture Attachment Manufacturer

Through Komatsu Forest AB, a wholly owned subsidiary in Sweden, Komatsu Ltd. is going to acquire Bracke Forest AB, headquartered in Bräcke, Sweden, which develops, manufactures, and sells application-specific attachments for silviculture. Tree planting is expected to expand worldwide for lumber production and environmental concerns, such as the promotion of carbon neutrality. At the same time, the need for mechanization is growing, especially because tree planting is labor-intensive work, with an increase in planting in remote areas, and a decrease in the workforce…

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TrackWeight Means No More Guessing Loading Trucks

TrackWeight Means No More Guessing Loading Trucks

The new generation BRT5 Series 3 scale from TrackWeight is the result of more than 20 years of research aimed at always optimizing truck loads more efficiently. It is more precise than previous generations, is easier to install, features a more sophisticated and compact design, is made of ultra-tough components, and components are under a three-year limited warranty…

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