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.
Tigercat remembers W.J. Bates, co-founder of B & G Equipment and leading figure in the Mississippi logging industry for 50 years.
BTB spoke with owner-operator, Eli Coblentz of Coblentz Logging to get his thoughts on his 602 cable skidder.
From conducting safety audits to running forwarders to sourcing parts, Theresa is hands-on when it comes to the family business.
Bernard Fortin, general manager of Peace River Logging talks about the transition from infield chipping to an off-highway, centralized wood yard and the accompanying improvements in operational efficiency.
Chris McMillan explores the latest capital investment at Tigercat – specialized equipment for the manufacture of critical component parts. In this issue, the focus is on the induction heat treating and tempering process for the manufacture of Tigercat axle spindles.
The Tigercat T726G trencher is tearing it up on the roads of Long Island, New York. BTB talks to a couple of customers to get their impressions of the machines and street trencher dealer, StreetWorksUS based in Durham, Connecticut.
Samantha Paul continues with her second installment in the new Between the Branches Feature, Women in Logging. Samantha profiles Wendy Fennell, CEO of Fennell Forestry, headquartered in Mount Gambier, South Australia.
BTB visited Leo Eby, co-owner of Eby’s Sawmill, to get the full story on the origin of the prototype 2160 loader forwarder now working in Clearville, Pennsylvania.
Tigercat and Triad display the latest machinery offering for the Pacific Northwest timber harvesting industry at the 2017 Oregon Logging Conference.
Tigercat, along with dealer Latin Equipment Chile (LEC) show Tigercat steep slope timber harvesting systems of Expocorma 2017.
BTB catches up with 26-year-old Harry Sanders III to see how things are going with his new Tigercat H250D processor.
A unique perspective on the massive 2017 BC forest fire from a couple of BC loggers.
The first article in a new Between the Branches feature series. ‘On the Floor’ showcases different aspects of Tigercat’s manufacturing process. The company has made significant investments in advanced machinery and technologies in an effort to continuously improve manufacturing efficiencies and quality. In this issue Chris McMillan talks to VP of manufacturing, Joe Barroso about Tigercat's latest robotic welding cells in the skidder production facility.
Ilim Group is the largest pulp and paper organization in Russia. Ilim Group's upper management team made the long trip to Canada to get a closer look at the Tigercat manufacturing plants in Ontario.
Bull Creek Forestry named Montana Logger of the Year.
Tigercat and Wajax sponsored an annual charity golf tournament in La Crete, Alberta showcasing the 632E skidder.
Customers and friends joined the Tigercat team and Ricer Equipment at the Paul Bunyan Show in Cambridge, Ohio for the debut of the 602 Cable skidder.
The Wik Timber project based in Weipa and Aurukun on the remote Western Cape York Peninsula of Australia purchases two Tigercat machines for an exciting new operation.
Samantha Paul begins a new series on women in logging with hopes to inspire young women to consider logging as a career. First up, an interview with BC based operator, Hannah Dehoog that explores how she got into the logging industry, what life is like for a woman in logging camps and what she loves about being an operator.