ISSUE 52, BETWEEN THE BRANCHES, MAY 2020
- Revival in Yakutat Alaska
- Tick Season
- Working Through Covid-19
- Logger Fulfills Dream
- 850/568 The Full Package
- Fuel Reduction Trial Faces Ultimate Test
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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.
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.
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.
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.
Strong attendance at North America’s largest ‘heavy metal’ trade show.