Forestry News

Scott Dane is a former merchant marine careerist who segued into a leadership role in the Minnesota logging industry. Recently, the marine engineer "capped" his diverse career with a national appearance on TV as a speaker at the Republican National Convention — he wore a "Make Logging Great Again" cap during his talk.

The new Bandit SG-75 stump grinder has the power and speed to quickly dispose of large and small stumps in a backyard setting or in a land clearing application. Power begins with the 74 hp Kohler diesel engine that transfers power through a gearbox drive system to a choice of 27 in.

Accessing mountain roads in the middle of a forest is sometimes impractical, and without public trails, it's practically impossible. And even if often the sole way is to reach the peak is by foot, it can be weary but so rewarding. Let's think how difficult it is for companies that need to make or maintain the forestry trails.

The global forestry equipment market is likely to expand at a steady pace in the coming years due to the growth in production of industrial round wood. According to a report published by Fortune Business Insights, titled "Forestry Equipment"Market: Global Market Analysis, Insights And Forecast, 2019-2026," the market was valued at $9,559.4 million in 2018.

Morbark, a manufacturer of equipment used in forestry, recycling, tree care, landscaping, sawmill and biomass markets, announced the appointment of Bradley (Brad) Boehler as the successor to current vice president of Alamo Group's Forestry and Tree Care Business Unit and president of Morbark Holdings, Dave Herr, effective Aug.

On June 18, 2020, Sennebogen held a live demo day of its 718 tree handlers at the company's Stanley, N.C., headquarters. Greg Roberts, Sennebogen tree care manager, said that his initial focus will be on building awareness of the Sennebogen brand and familiarity with the 718 and 738 tree handlers within the industry.

Wood is among the most sought after materials in the world, to the extent that in recent years its main byproducts have set a genuine record, according to FAO. Wood has always been crisis-free and — given the high level of demand — it is necessary that it comes from a perfectly "organized" system.

Deere & Company (DE) announced a new vision and operating model in order to accelerate its success in the integration of smart technology innovation with Deere's legacy of manufacturing excellence. The Deere Smart Industrial strategy is designed to unlock new value for customers and to help them become more profitable and sustainable, while simultaneously revolutionizing the agriculture and construction industries through the rapid introduction of new technologies.

The 2021 Oregon Logging Conference will take place from February 25 to 27, 2021, at the Lane County Events Center and Fairgrounds in Eugene, Ore. Recently, Oregon Logging Conference President Scott Melcher announced the theme for next year's event, and released the following statement.

The 75th Annual Great Lakes Logging and Heavy Equipment Expo is set for Sept. 10 to 12, 2020, at the Upper Peninsula State Fairgrounds in Escanabe, Mich. The event is co-sponsored by the Great Lakes Timber Professionals Association (GLTPA) and Fabick CAT.

Barko Hydraulics (Barko) announced the addition of Heavy Machines Inc. (Heavy Machines) as the new Barko forestry equipment dealer of Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Vermont. As a diversified equipment distributor serving several regions throughout the United States, Heavy Machines has two branch locations in Maine, located in Portland and Skowhegan, to serve customers in the northeastern United States.