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Barko Brings Real-Time Operational Intel to Forestry Equipment: Barko Insight

Barko Hydraulics, a leading developer, manufacturer and distributor of innovative heavy equipment solutions for the forestry, vegetation management and material handling industries, has introduced Barko Insight, a remote platform designed to monitor the performance of heavy machinery....

Stihl to Provide $120,000 Worth of Grants to America's State Parks

Stihl Inc. announced the expansion of the Hearts of STIHL program, an initiative to care for the environment through the preservation of the nation's state parks. Inspired by the staff of America's State Parks, the mission of Hearts of STIHL is to help those people and programs that are caring for the national treasures that are America's state parks, and preserve them for the enjoyment of all Americans, current and future....

Ponsse Manufactures 18,000th Forest Machine

The 18,000th Ponsse forest machine was completed at Ponsse's factory in Vieremä. After its handover, the Ponsse Elk will be operated by VMC Bois in France. "The highly demanding harvesting industry calls for solid professional skills, determination and close cooperation....

Money Available to Reduce Fuels in Forest

A major federal infrastructure bill combined with the megafires that have consumed whole communities in California and Colorado in the last couple of years have knocked loose millions in federal grants for thinning projects to protect forested communities....

Pewag Completes Acquisition of Forestry Specialist Wallingford's, BABAC

Pewag Group, a global company in traction chain devices and industrial chain solutions (founded 1479), has completed the acquisition of Wallingford's Inc. and BABAC Inc. , a U.S.-based provider of forestry traction devices, forestry supplies and snow chains....

Redesigning the Future of Fashion, Packaging Through Forest-Based Materials

Fashion and packaging have one thing in common: both rely heavily on plastics. Oil and gas companies look to plastics as a key area of growth. Global plastic production doubled since 2000, to reach an astonishing 460 million metric tonnes — per year....

Wisconsin Dept. of Natural Resources Awards $90,000 Urban Forestry Grants to Five Communities

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) recently awarded a total of $90,000 to five Wisconsin communities to support urban forestry projects. These funds were made available through a United States Forest Service grant....

Industry Returns for 84th Oregon Logging Conference

The 84th Annual Oregon Logging Conference was held at the Lane Event Center and Fairgrounds in Eugene, Ore., from Feb. 24 to 26, 2022. The event brought industry professionals back together for an in-person gathering after a scaled-down version of the event was held in 2021 due to the pandemic....

Oregon Logging Conference Returns for 84th Edition

The 84th Annual Oregon Logging Conference was held at the Lane Event Center and Fairgrounds in Eugene, Ore., from Feb. 24 to 26, 2022. After celebrating the OLC in a scaled-down version in 2021, many positive comments were made this year about being able to gather in-person....

Legislative Committee Advances Rep. Evans' Bill to Bolster Job Growth in Maine's Forestry Industry

The Legislature's Taxation Committee voted March 15 to advance a bill sponsored by Rep. Richard Evans, D-Dover-Foxcroft, aimed at strengthening job growth in Maine's forestry industry. As amended, LD 1919 creates an income tax credit for qualified timber harvesting businesses that employ new qualified employees hired in Maine that are covered by the Employment Security Law and paid an amount equal to or greater than the most recent annual per capita income in the county in which the employee is employed....

Today's Top Stories

  1. New $11B Infrastructure Bill in Massachusetts Includes Money for East-West Rail  →
  2. Coca-Cola Beverages Florida to Build Huge $250M Facility in Tampa  →
  3. Developer Set to Build NYC's First Geothermal Powered Hotel in Bushwick  →
  4. MDOT Rebuilds I-275 Near Detroit  →
  5. VIDEO: NYC Mayor Orders Cat Dozer to Flatten Illegal Motorcycles, ATVs  →
  6. John Deere Chairman, CEO Named Keynote Speaker of CES 2023  →
  7. Construction in Lake Charles, La., Expanding Old Casino into a First-Class Venue  →
  8. City Completes Emergency Contract to Stabilize Shore Road From West Drive to Bayview Avenue in Douglaston, Queens  →
  9. Savannah, Ga., Drivers to See I-16/I-95 Interchange Work for Another Year  →
  10. John Deere Announces Global Agreement With Wacker Neuson On 0-9-Metric-Ton Excavators  →
  11. Alta Equipment Company Hosts Its Third Annual Golf Outing  →
  12. Five Excavator Technologies to Improve Your Bottom Line  →
  13. Sam Hall Announced as Vice President of Common Ground Alliance's Damage Prevention Institute  →
  14. Case, Tidewater Equipment Company Roll Into Southern Alabama  →
  15. Hitachi Construction Machinery Americas Inc. Welcomes Hills Machinery  →
  16. Construction, Transportation Groups Push Back on Biden's Gas-Tax Proposal  →
  17. ALDI Invests Big in Baldwin County — Crews Help Prep for New Region HQ  →
  18. Fluor Receives Half-Billion Dollar Contract for I-35 Project  →
  19. Corridor H Contractors Uncover Crystal Filled Cave in Grant County, W. Va.  →
  20. GP Rental Opens Unique Location to Serve Contractors  →

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