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​Rotochopper launches 1,000 horsepower B-66E electric horizontal grinder

To help customers process increased volumes of waste materials, Rotochopperhas introduced a new 1,000 horsepower dual-motor drive option for the B-66 E electric-powered horizontal grinder. The dual-motor drive is designed to reduce operating and maintenance costs compared to a single-motor drive, as well as minimize amperage surges at start-up.

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Fuchs to show latest MHL model handlers at ISRI 2018

Fuchs will exhibit at ISRI April 14-19, 2018 at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada, in booth A6. Two machines will be on display: the MHL340 F2 and MHL350 F2 material handlers. Commenting on the lineup Todd Goss, General Manger for Fuchs in North America, said the features and solutions on these machines enable customers in the four core segments of scrap, waste, forestry and port industry to operate efficiently and boost return on investment.

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Are all excavators the same?

Among the top brands, many believe all excavators are the same. But when you look closely, you can spot the small differences in design that add up to huge differences in productivity and efficiency — differences that can boost your profitability. 


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Peterson introduces 3310B drum chipper

Peterson Pacific Corp., has introduced the new Peterson 3310B drum chipper.  "The new-3310B drum chipper is smaller and lighter than our previous model, but still packs impressive performance," said Jody Volner, President of Peterson Pacific Corp. "The 3310B can operate on even tighter landings for biomass and land clearing operations. We are excited about the capabilities of this remarkable machine."

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Komptech to present new machines and monitoring technology at IFAT 2018

Komptech's new Connect! system provides continuous monitoring, so machines can always be maintained based on their condition.

"Green Boost your business" is the motto under which Komptech is presenting its new communications technology Connect! at IFAT, along with all-new and updated machines for shredding, screening and turning. IFAT 2018 takes place in Munich Germany, from May 14-18.

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John Deere 3756G Swing Machine Receives Prestigious GOOD DESIGN Award

The John Deere 3756G Forestry Swing Machine has been recognized with a GOOD DESIGN Award® for its design excellence and innovation. The GOOD DESIGN Awards Program is known as the oldest, most prestigious design award, and is organized annually by the Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture and Design and the European Centre for Architecture, Art, Design and Urban Studies. 

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SENNEBOGEN removes wood-handling bottleneck

“Our yard” is a cruel environment for a machine.

"The decision for our second SENNEBOGEN was a lot simpler than the first," Steven Freeman recalls the trials and deliberations that led his family to purchase a SENNEBOGEN 830 M-T log-handler four years ago. "Our yard is tough: it's rock, and wood debris, and some mud, and the stud yard is up the hill, 300 to 400 yards from the mill. It's a cruel environment for a machine."

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Komatsu to acquire Quebec-based forestry operations from Prenbec

Komatsu to acquire Quebec-based forestry operations from Prenbec

On January 26, 2018, Komatsu Ltd. signed an agreement to acquire from Prenbec Equipment Inc., a company based in Quebec, Canada, the Quadco and Southstar forestry attachment operations, excluding the forestry equipment businesses of Tanguay and Forespro delimbers. The acquisition will be made through a wholly owned subsidiary of Komatsu in the United States and is expected to close in February 2018, subject to completion of the closing conditions.

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​Komptech Americas secures Tyalta for distribution in Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba and Northwest Territories

​Komptech Americas secures Tyalta for distribution in Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba and Northwest Territories

Alberta-based company Tyalta Industries Inc., has been in the aggregate equipment industry for 22+ years and wanted to complement their aggregate product line with a high-quality manufacture of organic processing equipment.  They recently partnered with Komptech Americas to offer screens, shredders, windrow turners and separation technology in Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba and Northwest Territories.

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Model 2460XP added to Beast horizontal grinder lineup

Available as a towable or track machine, the Model 2460XP is built from the ground up, and designed to outperform other horizontal grinders in its class.

Bandit Industries has added an additional option to The Beast horizontal grinder lineup by introducing the Model 2460XP.  Available as a towable or track machine, the Model 2460XP is a machine built from the ground up, and is designed to outperform every other horizontal grinder in its class.

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Smartphone app simplifies data transfer from forestry machines

John Deere announces its new TimberOffice Data Transfer (TODT) app, a free smartphone application available for iOS or Android devices which simplifies data transfer from forestry machines to the office. The app, now available for Cut-to-Length forestry machines, allows the user to secure production and work statistics, even when used in a working environment with weak or non-existent mobile service.

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Deere equips feller bunchers and harvesters with Final Tier 4 engines

The John Deere 900M-Series Tracked Feller Bunchers and 900MH-Series Harvesters are now equipped with Final Tier 4 (FT4) engines, offering fuel and fluid-efficient machines without sacrificing power and performance. John Deere is the leader in FT4 technology, offering a diesel particulate filter (DPF) solution that is known for its ability to reduce the dependency of diesel exhaust fluid (DEF). Built on decades of John Deere engine experience and millions of hours of FT4 runtime, the 900M-Series and 900MH-Series machines deliver premium performance, optimum fluid efficiency, increased reliability and economical operating costs.

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​CBI hosts 2017 Factory Forum at New Hampshire headquarters

​CBI hosts 2017 Factory Forum at New Hampshire headquarters

 NEWTON, N.H. - Continental Biomass Industries (CBI) hosted its 2017 Factory Forum October 3rd through 5th at its global headquarters in Newton, putting on live demos and workshops for guests from around the world. The three day event saw guests from Sweden, Brazil, and various businesses throughout the United States, including local customers who partnered with CBI for the live demonstrations.

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1910G Model expands John Deere forwarder lineup

John Deere has announced its latest addition to its forwarder lineup, the 1910G Forwarder. The largest model in the John Deere forwarder line, the 1910G offers operators the power and efficiency needed to tackle tough jobs, even on difficult terrain. The 1910G machines are equipped with a Final Tier 4 200kW/268 horsepower engine. The maximum engine output has increased by 7.5 percent and torque by 21 percent compared to previous models, offering customers the power and performance they expect in a John Deere machine. Additionally, the drive hydraulics have been increased, with the transmission boasting 4.5 percent more tractive force.

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