Forestry News

Due to the wildfires on the west coast, specifically in the state of Oregon, Scott Melcher, president of the Oregon Logging Conference, issued the following statement: "The historic wildfires that are burning across our wonderful state have shaken our industry to the core.

Doosan Infracore North America LLC extends its log loader product offering with the new Doosan DX300LL-5 and DX380LL-5 road builders. The DX300LL-5 and DX380LL-5 road builders are designed for use in forestry and logging applications. Within the forestry industry, they are operated in access road development, timber harvesting, log loading and mill work.

As firefighters worked nearly 20 major wildfires across the west coast, including California and Oregon, crews counted on the help of heavy equipment operators to get the infernos under control. Some of the wildfires had already been burning as the Labor Day weekend drew to a close, but when a historic windstorm blew across the already bone dry Pacific Northwest that evening, fires ignited across the state of Oregon.

The Falcon Winch Assist is the only hydraulic winch machine on the market that provides crews with safety, simplicity, productivity and more, according to DC Equipment. Practical and versatile, the Falcon Winch Assist system can be fitted to all major excavator brands more than 30 tons in weight.

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.