Six Appeal

Six Appeal

 November 2021    Story: John Ellegard Photos: Ivan Turdeich

Tigercat no longer has the six-wheel skidder market to itself, with John Deere recently crashing the party.

The arrival of the John Deere 768L-II bogie skidder signals the first real choice for contractors in this niche segment more than a dozen years after six-wheelers were originally introduced.

The question is, why did it take so long for a competitor to introduce a six-wheel rival? The advantages are obvious: improved traction, increased productivity and reduced environmental damage.

All reasons why Tokoroa...

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NZ Logger Feature Sections November 2021

 

Wood-based biomass beating climate change

Articles/Biomass

Wood-based biomass beating climate change

Wood-based biomass is now recognised as a vital resource to mitigate climate change. And the mainstream media is at last becoming aware of forestry as a sustainable en...

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