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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Bull Creek Forestry named Montana Logger of the Year.
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.