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  • John Deere Expands Tracked Feller Buncher Reach with New Long Boom Option

    With John Deere's 903K and 909K tracked feller bunchers new long boom option, more trees can be harvested with less travel. The new long boom delivers increased productivity by stretching maximum reach to more than 32 feet (9.82m), a 10.6 percent increase over the standard boom, when used with John Deere's field proven FR21B Disc Saw Felling Head. Designed to maximize productivity, the new long ...


    By John Deere

  • World premiere for mobile chipper

    “The basis is a Morbark 3800, which we’ve equipped with a rotary base, tracks, cab and grapple boom. The result is a chipper that can easily navigate forest roads. Because it’s completely mobile, one operator can manage the entire process from the raw material to the finished chips in containers.” The speaker is Mats Johansson, who is in charge of sales of Morbark ...


    By Elmia AB

  • Prime movers with purpose

    PrimeTech’s new PT-300 prime mover fills the gap for its clients, fitting perfectly between the smaller PT-200 and the larger PT-400 The French Canadian logging and farming hamlet of Plamondon in North Eastern Alberta has barely 350 residents but can boast an active community. It’s just a dozen or so kilometers off Highway 63, the main route between the province’s industrial ...

  • Paris – Time to move beyond words

    COP21, the UN summit on climate change now unfolding here, declared Saturday a “day of action.” Inevitably, it was a day of words: words that called to action, words that outlined the ideals of action and – in some cases – accounts of action already launched. At the close of the first week of COP21 delegates finally agreed the words of the ...


    By Climate News Network

  • A bit of luxury and lots of functionality

    When the Valtra Unlimited studio opened its doors in the Suolahti factory in 2013, the mission was clear: fulfil all the wishes that customers may have for their new tractors. Just under two years later the studio can look back on an impressive track record of specially customized tractors. In 2014 the studio tuned over 460 tractors according to the wishes of customers from 15 ...

  • Bloomfield, New Jersey Elementary School Wins ‘Battle of the Buildings

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced that Demarest Elementary School in Bloomfield, New Jersey has won the 2012 EPA Energy Star National Building Competition, “Battle of the Buildings,” after reducing its energy use by a whopping 52%. Energy use in commercial buildings accounts for nearly 20 percent of total U.S. greenhouse gas emissions at a cost of more than $100 ...

  • ASTM D5456 - 11a Standard Specification for Evaluation of Structural Composite Lumber Products

    This specification recognizes the complexity of structural glued products. This specification, or parts thereof, shall be applicable to structural composite lumber portions of manufactured structural components. Tests shall be performed to determine the properties of the material in accordance to the ...


    By ASTM International

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