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Forestry Equipment Market Forecasted to Hit $17B by 2026

Rising incidences of wildfire across the world will have a major impact on forestry equipment market outlook over the next decade, according to a report by Global Market Insights Inc. Further, foresters and loggers are heavily dependent on these equipment to manage the task assigned to them....


Oregon Logging Conference Raises Funds for Fire Relief

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....


Heavy Equipment Operators: First Responders

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....


California Gets 'Quick Relief' Funds for Wildfire Damage

The Federal Highway Administration recently issued two packets of "quick release" Emergency Relief or ER funds to California (and Oregon) agencies to pay for repairs to transportation infrastructure damaged by wildfires raging across several western states....


Fire Crews Battle Wildfires With Big Guns

The National Interagency Fire Center logged at least 48 large fires in 12 states last summer in the United States. When conditions set the stage for fire disaster, heavy equipment helps battle blazes. Putting in fire breaks to slow fire advancement, creating a safe area where firefighters can conduct burnout operations, and clearing out damaged trees are just some of the ways heavy machinery is necessary to fighting wildfires in the United States and abroad....


ADOT, Partners Expand Healthy Forest Initiative to Reduce Wildfire Risk

After the largest wildfire in state history burned more than 538,000 acres of eastern Arizona forest, the Arizona Department of Transportation and other groups launched a partnership in 2014 that included easing weight restrictions on certain state highways to help timber companies remove small trees and other vegetation that could fuel catastrophic fires....


California Cleans Up, Removes Debris After Wildfires

The devastating fires in northern California have long been doused, but clean-up efforts will likely be ongoing for another year. As many as 19,000 structures on 14,000 properties were destroyed. Of those property owners, 11,000 have signed up with the California Debris Removal Program, which charges no out of pocket costs....


Bejac Corporation Aids in California Fire Cleanup

Disaster struck California this year as devastating wild fires swept through towns and cities, leaving historic destruction in their wake. But the building began as soon as the fires were out. Bejac Corporation was on hand to help, working with trusted contractors and deploying Link-Belt machines to help hard hit areas move forward....


Unsung Heroes of California Wildfires

On the morning of Nov. 8, Nolan Merrifield, senior equipment operator of the Butte County, Calif., Public Works Department, headed up into the foothills above Paradise to do some roadwork. Midway there, Merrifield turned and saw a plume of smoke, then he got a call....


State Receives Funding to Help Fight Multiple Wildfires

The Trump administration declared on Aug. 5 that “a major disaster exists” in California as a spate of wildfires — at least 17 separate blazes covering more than 600,000 acres of land — continue to destroy private homes and transportation infrastructure, as well as causing other damage across the northern and western parts of the state....







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