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Equipment Innovator Paul Bell Dies At 66

Researchers in Colorado over a 10 year period have determined that forest thinning opens up canopies and benefits key tree pollinators by allowing more flower and shrub species that attract and sustain bee populations. Biologists from Colorado State and Utah State studied 15 thinned and 15 unthinned forest plots and found more species diversity and better overall forest health in the thinned tracts…

Research Shows Thinning Benefits Bees, Forests

Researchers in Colorado over a 10 year period have determined that forest thinning opens up canopies and benefits key tree pollinators by allowing more flower and shrub species that attract and sustain bee populations. Biologists from Colorado State and Utah State studied 15 thinned and 15 unthinned forest plots and found more species diversity and better overall forest health in the thinned tracts…

Bureau of Land Management Withdraws Timber Sale Project

Bureau of Land Management Withdraws Timber Sale Project The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has withdrawn a timber project east of Eugene, Ore. after three environmental groups filed a lawsuit last November claiming the BLM had failed to consider the project’s impact...

New From Bandit: HM6420 Hammermill Grinder

This highly productive 40 in. capacity grinder is designed and manufactured to be an alternative solution for those grinding applications that may contain contaminants. A Caterpillar C32, 1,200 HP engine provides ample torque and horsepower for optimal machine performance and productivity. The heart of the HM6420 is a 50 in. x 66 in. wide hammermill. The heavy-duty mill features a 1.75 in. drum skin custom formed from rolled plate. The mill is supported by a 7 in. main shaft constructed of alloy steel that has been ultrasonic tested…

Air Burners Collaborates To Introduce BioCharger

Air Burners, a manufacturer of air curtain burner systems, has collaborated with Rolls-Royce and Volvo Construction Equipment to develop and test the BioCharger—a portable machine that turns biomass waste into energy. The BioCharger combines three innovative steps to provide off-grid power from vegetative waste management. First, it eliminates vegetative waste using air curtain technology to minimize the harmful particulate matter entering the atmosphere…

Tigercat Opens West Coast Parts Warehouse

Tigercat Industries is pleased to announce that it has opened a new 35,000 sq. ft. (3,250 sq. m) parts warehousing and distribution facility in Kelso, Wash. with a current stock of inventory valued at $3.5 million. “We are excited about opening the western warehouse for many reasons,” explains Tigercat parts manager, Brian Jonker. “To have inventory closer to our western dealers and customers will reduce both downtime and freight costs. To be able to potentially service any customer for an extra three hours of the day is also a benefit to the entire Tigercat network…

Wallingford’s, HSP Gripen Of Sweden Announce Partnership

Wallingford’s Inc. is pleased to announce a new partnership with HSP Gripen of Sweden, one of the largest global manufacturers of forestry, construction, and terminal grapples. Wallingford’s Inc., with headquarters in Oakland, Me. has distribution facilities in New Hampshire, Oregon, Quebec, and Alberta. Founded in 1975, Wallingford’s is the largest wholesale distributor of logging supplies in North America. In December 2021 Wallingford’s, Inc. became a member of the pewag Group, a leading global company in traction devices and industrial chain solutions—founded in 1479 and headquartered in Austria…

2024 Oregon Logging Conference Preview

Drawing loggers from around the Pacific Northwest and some much farther, the 86th Oregon Logging Conference (OLC) February 22-24 provides key resources for logging contractors including sessions covering the latest in regulatory issues and business management topics along with the big draw: Hundreds of exhibits and displays highlighting the latest in…

Weyerhaeuser Completes Carbon Credit Sale

Weyerhaeuser announced an agreement for the sale of nearly 32,000 forest carbon credits at $29 per credit. This agreement marks Weyerhaeuser’s first transaction in the voluntary carbon market and represents the sale of all credits issued by American Carbon Registry for the first year of the company’s Kibby Skinner Improved Forest Management (IFM) project in Maine…

Bandit Names Craig Davis CEO/President

Craig Davis is the new CEO and President of Bandit Industries, as announced by former CEO Jerry Morey. Davis joined Bandit in 2018 as sales director and has also been a part of the Bandit management board, overseeing marketing and parts management…

Equipment Innovator Paul Bell Dies At 66

Equipment Innovator Paul Bell Dies At 66

Researchers in Colorado over a 10 year period have determined that forest thinning opens up canopies and benefits key tree pollinators by allowing more flower and shrub species that attract and sustain bee populations. Biologists from Colorado State and Utah State studied 15 thinned and 15 unthinned forest plots and found more species diversity and better overall forest health in the thinned tracts…

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Research Shows Thinning Benefits Bees, Forests

Research Shows Thinning Benefits Bees, Forests

Researchers in Colorado over a 10 year period have determined that forest thinning opens up canopies and benefits key tree pollinators by allowing more flower and shrub species that attract and sustain bee populations. Biologists from Colorado State and Utah State studied 15 thinned and 15 unthinned forest plots and found more species diversity and better overall forest health in the thinned tracts…

read more
Tigercat Opens West Coast Parts Warehouse

Tigercat Opens West Coast Parts Warehouse

Tigercat Industries is pleased to announce that it has opened a new 35,000 sq. ft. (3,250 sq. m) parts warehousing and distribution facility in Kelso, Wash. with a current stock of inventory valued at $3.5 million. “We are excited about opening the western warehouse for many reasons,” explains Tigercat parts manager, Brian Jonker. “To have inventory closer to our western dealers and customers will reduce both downtime and freight costs. To be able to potentially service any customer for an extra three hours of the day is also a benefit to the entire Tigercat network…

read more
Wallingford’s, HSP Gripen Of Sweden Announce Partnership

Wallingford’s, HSP Gripen Of Sweden Announce Partnership

Wallingford’s Inc. is pleased to announce a new partnership with HSP Gripen of Sweden, one of the largest global manufacturers of forestry, construction, and terminal grapples. Wallingford’s Inc., with headquarters in Oakland, Me. has distribution facilities in New Hampshire, Oregon, Quebec, and Alberta. Founded in 1975, Wallingford’s is the largest wholesale distributor of logging supplies in North America. In December 2021 Wallingford’s, Inc. became a member of the pewag Group, a leading global company in traction devices and industrial chain solutions—founded in 1479 and headquartered in Austria…

read more
2024 Oregon Logging Conference Preview

2024 Oregon Logging Conference Preview

Drawing loggers from around the Pacific Northwest and some much farther, the 86th Oregon Logging Conference (OLC) February 22-24 provides key resources for logging contractors including sessions covering the latest in regulatory issues and business management topics along with the big draw: Hundreds of exhibits and displays highlighting the latest in…

read more
New From Bandit: HM6420 Hammermill Grinder

New From Bandit: HM6420 Hammermill Grinder

This highly productive 40 in. capacity grinder is designed and manufactured to be an alternative solution for those grinding applications that may contain contaminants. A Caterpillar C32, 1,200 HP engine provides ample torque and horsepower for optimal machine performance and productivity. The heart of the HM6420 is a 50 in. x 66 in. wide hammermill. The heavy-duty mill features a 1.75 in. drum skin custom formed from rolled plate. The mill is supported by a 7 in. main shaft constructed of alloy steel that has been ultrasonic tested…

read more
Air Burners Collaborates To Introduce BioCharger

Air Burners Collaborates To Introduce BioCharger

Air Burners, a manufacturer of air curtain burner systems, has collaborated with Rolls-Royce and Volvo Construction Equipment to develop and test the BioCharger—a portable machine that turns biomass waste into energy. The BioCharger combines three innovative steps to provide off-grid power from vegetative waste management. First, it eliminates vegetative waste using air curtain technology to minimize the harmful particulate matter entering the atmosphere…

read more
Deere Introduces Beaver Saw Tooth

Deere Introduces Beaver Saw Tooth

Expanding the portfolio of aftermarket forestry saw teeth options for its customers, John Deere offers the one-piece hardened beaver saw tooth for John Deere wheeled and tracked feller-bunchers. The new beaver saw tooth design boasts a beveled feature at each tooth tip, which helps improve tooth durability while striking materials other than wood…

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