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Weyco, Union Reach Contract Agreement

Weyco, Union Reach Contract Agreement

In late October, after a 48-day strike, Weyerhaeuser reported the successful resolution of a work stoppage involving members of the International Assn. of Machinists and Aerospace Workers union in Oregon and Washington. Weyerhaeuser has approximately…

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Deere’s Dubuque Factory Celebrates 75 Years

Deere’s Dubuque Factory Celebrates 75 Years

The John Deere Dubuque Works factory opened in 1947, and now has 3,000 employees, half in production and half in engineering, supply, and customer support. General Manager Mark Dickson says post-World War II labor shortages forced Deere to build its new plant away from its tractor plants in Waterloo, Iowa. Dubuque welcomed the new plant, which…

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Inaugural Women’s Forest Congress

Inaugural Women’s Forest Congress

Nearly 500 participants, both in-person and virtually, from 38 U.S. states, three Canadian provinces, and eight additional nations attended the inaugural Women’s Forest Congress (WFC) in Minneapolis, October 17-20. Attendees used their diverse and collective expertise to develop strategies and solutions and propose resolutions to address most pressing challenges for forests and women…

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New From Komatsu: XT-5 Tracked Harvesters

New From Komatsu: XT-5 Tracked Harvesters

To harvest trees in tight, dense and rugged-terrain forests, operators need machines with maneuverability, power, versatility and reliability. With Komatsu’s XT-5 tracked harvesters, operators can harvest closer to the carrier and maneuver confidently thanks to a lower center of gravity and off-set boom…

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New From Tigercat: D7 Control System

New From Tigercat: D7 Control System

The Tigercat D7 control system combines a solid and field proven hardware and bucking control system with a Tigercat developed head control and user interface, currently available for the Tigercat 534 harvesting head. The system offers powerful functionality, simplicity and intuitive operator navigation…

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Ponsse Goes Electric

Ponsse Goes Electric

With fuel costs at historic highs this year, there is perhaps no better time to tempt loggers with the prospect of a fully-electric powered forestry machine that requires diesel only to charge the battery—and may eventually not even need that. Such a machine appears to be on the horizon soon…

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