We wish our subscribers and web viewers all the best for 2021! We trust this will be the year where COVID is controlled and we can again focus our attention on productive and safe logging operations. This first issue of January and the new year brings news of a new online parts catalogue from Waratah. The days of thick paper operator and catalogue manuals are slowly coming to an end, as this can easily be replaced with an intelligent online system. John Deere is increasingly venturing into the area of electric construction equipment. Deere will be joint testing an electric-powered backhoe with National Grid. BPW are bringing things together nicely by integrating tyre pressure control systems into the trailer and axle telematics. Doosan continues their expansion into the supply of excavators for various forestry applications. Finally, we look at a new fuel-efficient truck engine from Mack Trucks.
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