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Between the Branches, the silver issue, July 2017

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BTB 45: SUCCESSFUL 2017 OLC

The pacific northwest logging community gathered for the 79th Oregon Logging Conference (OLC) in February in Eugene, Oregon.


BTB 45: NOW THAT’S A SNOW PLOW!

This year, instead of having the Tigercat 620E skidder parked for the winter months, Utah's Barco LLC decided to utilize it as a very powerful snow plow.


BTB 45: A SYMBIOTIC RELATIONSHIP

BTB visited with McCoy Grading Inc. and Premier Timber Services LLC in Greenville, Georgia to learn more about the recent purchase of a Tigercat LX830D feller buncher for the companies multi-million dollar grading business.


BTB 45: TWO SIDES OF A DEVALUED COIN

South African harvesting contractors run high quality purpose-built forestry machines and have developed the expertise to run them to extremely high hours. Machine longevity is critical.



BTB 45: DRIVEN

Two brothers with a lifetime of experience and a penchant for hard work have a drive to succeed and are proving it just two years in.



BTB 44: HOT MISSISSIPPI TURNOUT

The extreme heat didn’t stop the crowds of over 7,000 from showing up for the 15th biannual Mid- South Forestry Equipment Show, held August 26-27 in Starkville, Mississippi.


BTB 44: TIGERCAT FPT EVERYWHERE

Tigercat customers worldwide will see the benefits of Tigercat FPT engines as the Tier 2 configuration is offered in addition to the Tier 4f.


BTB 44: MOTOR-MANUAL: PINE HARVESTING IN STEEP TERRAIN

With 300 employees – including handfallers, peelers and stackers – and eight sets of tractor-trailer short haul transport systems, Grant Rankin has been involved in manual felling operations in South Africa for over ten years.