Forestry Equipment News

Follow the latest logging and forestry equipment news, articles, videos and information. Stay informed on the newest equipment models, research, and innovations from global manufacturers of forestry machines. Whether you're in the market for a new skidder, road builder or just want the latest headlines, you can read the latest developments here.

The all-new 6310B Drum Chipper by Peterson Pacific Corp. will make quick work of a wide variety of feed material, from logs up to 36″ (91 cm) in diameter, to brush and small feedstock. The 6310B Drum Chipper is powered by a 1050 hp (772 kW) C27 Caterpillar engine, and has an optional Tier IV engine available.
September 15, 2017

The Peterson 5050H Delimber Debarker Disc Chipper is the latest new stationary, electric chipper by Peterson Pacific Corp, which produces high quality low bark content chips for wood pulp and pellets, processing whole trees in one continuous operation. The 5050H features a feed throat that can accept up to a 23-inch (56 cm) diameter single tree and has chipping production rates up to 150 tons (136 tonnes) per hour.
September 14, 2017

Some forestry workers around the world are ditching their heavy equipment and embracing draft horse logging as a low-cost and lucrative forestry operation...or are they? Let’s take a closer look at some of the reasons why horse logging is making a resurgence.
August 7, 2017

On their 25th anniversary, Tigercat makes yet another splash in the forestry industry with a vivid and stunning documentary showcasing loggers around the world and the company's connection to the customer. If you have ever been curious about how forestry machines are created, want to know more about Tigercat, or just want to watch a movie about our industry that is engaging, exciting and makes you feel proud of what you do, this is a great video to watch.
August 3, 2017

Tigercat has been busy designing and building a robust telematics solution, named RemoteLog, to track and communicate key machine performance metrics from even in the most remote locations, as is common for off road logging and forestry operations. RemoteLog uses a satellite data connection that provides global coverage.
July 25, 2017

John Deere's L-Series of Skidders, the 640L, 648L, 748L, 848L, and 948L, has been updated with several new enhancements and additions. Among the new additions are, upgrades to the engines to increase horsepower, simplified engine aftertreatment system, and new grapple and boom options. The updated L-Series Skidders are now available in North America.
July 11, 2017

Barko Hydraulics, the manufacturer of forestry equipment, has announced that Crosby Equipment Company is joining its dealer network. Crosby Equipment will be a dealer for Barko's logging and land clearing equipment in Georgia.
July 10, 2017

Got some challenging forests that need thinning out? Well the the new eight-wheeled Komatsu 901XC forestry harvester was made specifically for doing just that in steep terrain and on soft ground.
June 26, 2017

The new Komatsu PC290LL-11 is worth a good look if you're looking for a new log loader or road builder to enhance your logging operation. The PC290LL-11 touts an improved high capacity cooling system, high drawbar pull, all LED lighting, more comfortable operator controls, additional forestry guarding, narrower transport width, and KOMTRAX 5.0.
May 30, 2017

John Deere released an upgraded harvester stick boom attachment for all 800MH- and 900MH-Series tracked harvesters. The new stick boom has a narrower design to help minimize damage to harvested trees.
May 27, 2017

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