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Small and mighty: NB loggers adapt to be lean and efficient

For the Plourde brothers in New Brunswick, small is the best model for them to efficiently run their contracting businesses.

The three musketeers of logging: meet the LeBeau Brothers

When it comes to their attachment fleet, the LeBeau Brothers logging operations use use a mix of Waratah, IMAC and Weldco-Beales.

Komatsu to acquire Quadco & Southstar operations

By adding the Quadco felling heads and Southstar large harvester heads to the existing lines of Log Max and Komatsu small and medium-sized harvester heads, Komatsu will become an industry leader in forestry attachments.

How one First Nations band councillor also runs a successful forestry business

To handle the slopes and the species range, the fleet includes a Tigercat 630D skidder, and for attachments, Matthew is partial to Southstar processing heads.

John Deere adds Waratah control system on harvesters and swing machines

Previously only available for the 200- and 400-Series Waratah heads, this productive and efficient system has been expanded for use with the 600-Series heads, providing loggers with a solution that enhances connectivity for data and information sharing.
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Investing in success: Quebec contractor seizes new business opportunity

In the Rouge-Matawin wildlife preserve, a crew of young foresters is busy at work in a predominantly softwood sector about an hour’s drive away from Saint-Michel-des-Saints, Que. An operator in new six-wheeled Tigercat 635G skidder that arrived a few short weeks ago is hauling a heavy load of tree-length wood through swampy and steep terrain. » Read more...

Equipment spotlight: Processing and harvesting heads

Canadian Forest Industries takes a look at the newest attachments working in Canada's forests. » Read more...
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LOG MAX Harvesting heads

Log Max harvesting heads are designed for installation on various types of carriers. Low weight is essential for the CTL-method using wheeled harvesters.
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A variety of machines can be used as carriers, ranging from large agricultural tractors, excavators and loaders to purpose-built forestry tractors.
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Missed Elmia Wood? Here are some product highlights

Forestry enthusiasts from around the world were treated to hundreds of equipment premiers at Elmia Wood, the forestry fair held every four years in Sweden. » Read more...

Processor power

Randy Janzen wanted to become a logger ever since he was a teenager. Growing up in the northern B.C. Interior in Fort St. James, he still remembers watching all the successful logging contractors driving around town in brand-new pickups when he was a kid, and thinking that was the life for him. » Read more...

Powerful swing

While harvesting fibre for Downie Timber in the Revelstoke, B.C. area, Mattey Bros. owner Dan Mattey Jr. – better known as Danny to his friends, family and co-workers – realized his operation could benefit from a few upgrades to deal with the bigger wood his crews were harvesting. » Read more...

Saw Tech Log and Rural Expo

July 20-22, 2018
Location: Renfrew, Ont.
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2018 Great Lakes Logging & Heavy Equipment Expo

September 6-8, 2018
Location: Oshkosh, Wisc.
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