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Tigercat offers sneak peek at prototype 865 logger

23-11-2020
Tigercat, logger, forestry, equipment

Prototype Tigercat 865 logger A purpose-built logger, the Tigercat 865 will offer many advantages over excavator conversions, including better service access, stronger swing torque and superior operator visibility. The Tigercat FPT N67 engine delivers 165 kW (221 hp) at 1,900 rpm. The 865 logger can be configured as a loader with boom options …

SCA to acquire 13,000 hectares of forest land in Latvia

02-10-2020
Latvia, SCA, acquisition, forest

SCA has signed an agreement to acquire forest land in Latvia from Isnaudas Forest Holding AB. The acquisition comprises an area of 19,150 hectares, of which 13,100 is forest land, at a purchase price of 44.5 million Euros (approximately SEK 450 million). The standing timber volume amounts to 1.8 million cubic metres. Some areas of the acquired …

Belarus: 2020 timber exports exceed $120 million

14-09-2020
Belarus, Export, Forestry, Business, Economy

The Belarusian Forestry Ministry's press service has announced that Belarusian forestries have earned more than $120 million from the export of wood and timber products since the start of 2020, reports BelTA.  “Products of Belarusian forestries are becoming increasingly popular on foreign markets. Since the start of 2020 foreign buyers …

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