KOMATSU FOR FML MT HESLINGTON MADILL Aaron Clark, of Mt Heslington Contractors, has stepped into a Madill 2250C tilting feller buncher that runs beside his Hyundai R380LC-9 and R290LC-9 H/C. Aaron has been a great customer, says Porter Equipment Manawatu/Wellington Territory Manager, Josh Hunter, who made the sale.
Kevin Williams and Mike Fraser of FML 820, based in Nelson, have recently taken delivery of a new Komatsu PC 270LC-8, which arrived with an Active guarding package and Ensign 1730IH grapple. Kevin is very impressed with the new PC 270LC-8, saying it has “heaps of power in the tracks, lift and slew”. Pictured, from left, are Jason Holleyman, Doug Cooper, Stu Jary, Craig Mant, Kevin Williams, John Kosar (Komatsu Forest NZ), Graham Brewer and Sam Cullen. Photo: Jason.
TWO CATS FOR STUBBS Stubbs Contracting has taken delivery of these two Cat Forest Machines. The Cat 538LL FM is equipped with a 1730 Ensign grapple, while the Cat 552 II Harvester has a Woodsman 1350 felling head for working around the East Coast/Gisborne region. The sale was made by Heath Stewart of Gough Cat.
FIRST DOOSAN FOR CTC CTC Logging has taken delivery of its first Doosan forestry log loader, a factory-built DX 300LL that has gone to work in the Napier crew. The new machine is fitted with PRP guarding and an Ensign 1530 grapple. Pictured, from left, are Charlie and Toby Puklowski. The machine was supplied by Priceright Parts and Machinery, Rotorua.
FAST ELTEC Fast Logging has taken delivery of its second Eltec from Shaw’s Wire Ropes, this time an FH417L, which is performing felling and processing duties in the Tokoroa region. Smiley, owner of Fast Logging, is pictured here on delivery day ready to jump in the cab to check out the machine’s full potential.
April 2019 | NZ LOGGER 59