Strong attendance at North America’s largest ‘heavy metal’ trade show.
Alaska’s remote and rugged landscape makes logging a challenge. Limited road connections, harrowing terrain and extreme weather are just some of the contributing factors. Nevertheless, forestry in Alaska holds much potential.
In 2019, Australian Tigercat dealer Onetrak completed construction on a brand new facility in Bridgewater, Tasmania. The new structure marks a significant increase in parts and service capacity in Tasmania.
Parts manager, Brain Jonker, relates some lessons learned from the early days of COVID on how to run essential services during a pandemic.
Tigercat 480B mulcher trial commissioned by Forestry Corporation of NSW becomes a whole lot more relevant after devastating Australian bushfires.
BTB catches up with Sunshine Logging Ltd. after the Kaslo, British Columbia based company purchased two Tigercat 850 processors, each equipped with the Tigercat 568 processing head.
BTB visited Fuller Creek Enterprises LLC in Elma, Washington to speak with motivated young owner-operator, Adam Zepp.
The time of year has arrived (in the northern hemisphere) when temperatures begin to rise, flowers bloom, trees and grass turn green and everything comes to life. It is also the season that ticks become most active. When you spend every day working in the woods, it can be cause for concern.
BTB visited Trevor Haywood of Trevor Haywood Timber Co. in Huntingdon, Tennessee to hear how his most recent purchase, a Tigercat LX830D feller buncher equipped with 5185 fixed felling saw, is fitting into the operation.
First Nations take control of timber management in Ontario’s Ogoki Forest. Partnering with a Thunder Bay post-secondary institution, the ultimate goal is to develop future careers in forestry in a bid to build a brighter future of economic development and environmental sustainability.
Field safety operations supervisor, Lisa Schneider, showcases her passion for field safety and forestry equipment through Instagram. Her love for Tigercat equipment, radiant personality and her awesome photography have been gaining attention online. In the process, Lisa is helping shed light on an important part of the forest industry that is sometimes overlooked – field safety.
Tigercat representatives along with an Australian customer group made the trek to Meadow Lake, Saskatchewan in August to have a look at the prototype 568 harvesting head purchased and currently being tested by Brander Enterprises.
BTB visited Bryant Logging in Estacada, Oregon to learn more about their family business and recent LH822D purchase.
Tigercat and Latin Equipment tour Uruguay, gaining a better understanding of the market, its potential and the opportunities and challenges faced by local industry players.
Tigercat hosts an inaugural Southern Hemisphere dealer forum to discuss issues and opportunities for improved customer service and plan for future product development.
Tigercat demonstrates improved felling technique during Russian Demo.
Back in 2010, BTB visited silviculture contractor, Donald Robbins who collaborated with Tigercat to modify a 610 series skidder to suit his requirements for a silviculture base carrier. Eight years later, we revisited Donald’s operations to check up on the machines and learn a little more about his current challenges and the importance of modern, reliable, purpose-built equipment.
This installment of On the Floor looks at the advances taking place in the manufacture of Tigercat cabs. Raw steel to final assembly in one dedicated facility.
Thousands of loggers from across the Pacific Northwest and further made the trip to Eugene, Oregon for the 81st annual Oregon Logging Conference.
BTB travelled to Coleman Falls, Virginia, east of the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains, to chat with Mr. Donny Reaves and learn more about his logging business, and why he operates all three of his tree-length machines himself.
Snowmobiler, wake surfer, basketball player, youth group leader and vice president of Treeline, Inc., thirty-year-old Whitney Souers is a force to be reckoned with.
George Deering started work on his dream car, a 1959 Ford Anglia 100E, back in the summer of 2000, routinely arriving to work four hours ahead of his 6:00 am shift start to put some wrench time in while other gearheads were only dreaming of their hot rods. Eighteen years later, he has finally completed his long-awaited hot rod rebuild.
After recognizing a need in their community for brush clearing and mulching services, Pam and Stan Hegener started Cedar Eaters™ in 2001. Now co-owned by their son, Spence Hegener, Cedar Eaters offers mulching and land restoration services across Texas while occasionally breaking into bordering states.
BTB visited Vancouver Island, British Columbia and spoke with operator Marty Fladager of Dynamite Logging to get his thoughts on the 890 logger. Equipped with a live heel boom system, Marty is using the machine primarily for shovel logging large timber on varied terrain.
HarvestTechx took place in Vancouver, British Columbia and focused on new innovations and practices suited to North American harvesting operations.
The Southeastern Wood Producers Association meeting was held this year at the Okefenokee Fairgrounds in Waycross, Georgia.
B & G Equipment teamed up with Tigercat to prepare the in-woods demo site at the Mid-South Forestry Equipment show, held in Starkville, Mississippi on September 21-22.
Tigercat and Virginia based dealer Forest Pro teamed up to showcase an impressive fourteen machines at the Richmond Raceway Complex in Richmond, Virginia for the 36th biannual East Coast Sawmilling and Logging Equipment Exposition on May 18-19.
Reaching out to the next generation was the theme for this year’s PLC show.
More than 25,000 visitors attended Expoforest 2018-the Brazilian forestry equipment show-during its three-day run.