In this second issue of May, Logging-on continues to bring articles with good management information for logging machines. We bring the second part of the Tigercat article on how to manage and maintain the turbochargers found on modern logging machines. This component is vital for the superior performance of a modern logging machine, and therefore we need to fully understand how we can manage it to ensure a good and productive service life. Case examines the question of whether one should rent or buy road construction equipment. Even though it is a complex decision, with the situation of each fleet manager being different, there are certain basic principles which can be applied. Bell Equipment is predicting a global upswing in the demand for construction equipment and explore where the highest demand is expected to come from. Logset has embarked upon a long demo tour of their innovative 12H GTE hybrid harvester. Keep a tab on their website to see when it will be in your part of the woods! Finally, we also have positive news regarding global logging machine markets, with John Deere continuing to predict a 10% increase in demand.
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