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MTU Powers North America’s First Tier 4 Final Log Stacker

A 50-year legacy of building innovation in its log stackers continues for Komatsu, which recently unveiled its newest version, the 45 Series electric log stacker that becomes the first in North America to use a Tier 4 engine. Letourneau Inc., a subsidiary of Komatsu, built two log stackers that are…

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Volvo Penta Expands Service School Offerings in North America

Our partners at Volvo Penta have been offering technical training classes for dealer and OEM service technicians. They have recently announced an expansion of the service school offerings for technical training. Their current locations now include: •  Georgian College in Barrie, Ontario (Canada) •  Oak Harbor Vocational School in Oak…

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Reaching Great Heights: Repowering One of the Largest Yarder Towers in the World

Pacific Power Group working on Yarder

What piece of equipment is possibly strong enough to haul a five-ton tree through the dense forests of Washington’s Olympic Peninsula? Capable of pulling heavy logged trees from more than 5000 feet away, the Berger Yarder Tower is a true force in the forest, making logging and timber transportation easier…

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An Engine Worth its Weight in Gold

buckhorn_mine - Pacific Power Group

Originally founded in the 1890’s, the town of Republic, Washington, is one of the original gold mining towns in the Pacific Northwest - second only to Yosemite in California during the 1850’s Gold Rush. In Republic, it is safe...

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3 Ways to Extend the Life of Your Logging Equipment

Yarder at work - Pacific Power Group

Your machines and workers are the lifeblood of your logging operation. Whether you’re yarding, skidding or shoveling, getting the most value from your equipment can help your logging operation run more...

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