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.