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Caterpillar selling purpose-built forestry business

In HarvestTECH, Issue 001 by FIEALeave a Comment

In August 2018 Caterpillar Inc. announced plans to sell its forestry business to Weiler Forestry Inc. Caterpillar and Weiler have now entered into a definitive agreement to sell Cat’s purpose-built forestry business. The deal will close in Q3 2019. In November last year, Gough Cat announced that they’d entered into an agreement with United States company Weiler Incorporated to distribute …

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Meeting the workforce needs of American loggers

In HarvestTECH, Issue 001 by FIEALeave a Comment

American Loggers Council welcomes launch of Future Logging Careers Act, saying allowing 16- and 17-year-olds to work in mechanized logging operations under parental supervision will help meet future workforce needs while supporting small family businesses The American Loggers Council (ALC) has applauded the introduction of the bipartisan Future Logging Careers Act in both the U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. …