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Oregon May Alter Forest Practices

Oregon is embarking on a major change to the Oregon Forest Practices Act following an agreement reached by preservationist and timber industry groups. According to the participants, changes to the act will deliver a variety of new protections for sensitive and endangered species and also provide more regulatory…

Oregon May Alter Forest Practices

Oregon is embarking on a major change to the Oregon Forest Practices Act following an agreement reached by preservationist and timber industry groups. According to the participants, changes to the act will deliver a variety of new protections for sensitive and endangered species and also provide more regulatory…

Bandit Purchases The Trelan Co.

Bandit Industries has purchased The Trelan Co. from the Schumacher family. Bandit will continue to produce Trelan chippers and related products and market them as Trelan machines produced by Bandit. Bandit will also supply parts and service to Trelan customers…

Strategic Biofuels Builds LGF Team

Strategic Biofuels, a leader in developing negative carbon footprint renewable fuels plants, announced that two energy industry veterans have joined the team—Stan Parton and Steve Walkinshaw…

Forest Service Reveals New 4FRI Strategy

USDA Forest Service Chief Randy Moore announced new funding and a redesigned strategy for the Four Forest Restoration Initiative (4FRI) during a visit with elected officials in Arizona in November. The agency is committing $54 million in fiscal year 2022 to accelerate implementing high-priority projects on 135,000…

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Bandit Announces Major Expansions

Bandit Industries plans to build three new production facilities and expand an existing plant in 2022. That is in addition to four building expansions in 2021, one that is completed and three more that are currently under construction. When all are completed, Bandit’s manufacturing facilities will increase…

Astec Consolidates Product Branding

Astec Industries, Inc. is launching a new modern look with a rebranding initiative to coincide with its business model. The rebrand includes a new logo, color palette and website. The launch comes while the organization streamlines its internal structure and operations to improve efficiency and drive growth…

New From Bandit Industries: Model 1425 Track Machine

Bandit Industries’ new Model 1425 track is a highly productive and compact horizontal grinder, equipped with many of the same features as the tow-behind version and adding tracks substantially increases the capabilities of this unit. Thanks to a Caterpillar steel track…

Drax Satellite Mills Go With BE&E

Drax Group has chosen Biomass Engineering & Equipment to supply material handling, layout engineering, and mechanical installation for its three recently announced pellet plants in Arkansas. BE&E will manufacture bulk receiving bins, disc screeners, SMART conveyors, SMART containers and covered pellet…

Kirk Morton Now West Salem COO

West Salem Machinery (WSM) is pleased to announce Kirk Morton has joined the management team as the company’s Chief Operating Officer. Morton will be focused on WSM’s strategic goals for growth, customer service, efficient operations, and…

More Orders, More Workforce For Rottne

Rottne Industri AB, Smaland, Sweden, reports that an upswing in machinery sales that accelerated at the start of the year is steering the company to recruit new employees in several departments. “It was a gigantic challenge for us…

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