Clearing machines, such as track mulchers, grinders, chippers, tree trimmers and mowers, level the path in preparation for the arrival of the big equipment used for installing oil and gas pipelines. Along miles of approved right of way, specialized machinery devours the vegetation found along a pipeline route. Tree trunks become sawdust. Underbrush turns to mulch. Tall grass is cut down to size.
Barko Hydraulics LLC
About the Company: Barko industrial wheeled tractors give you more power where you need it. No other product delivers nearly as much hydraulic horsepower to the mulching attachment, allowing operators to effortlessly tear through some of the toughest jobs. Even while delivering exceptional power, Barko tractors are some of the most fuel efficient in the industry. Load sensing hydraulics automatically adjust performance according to the load, resulting in greater productivity and higher efficiency. A hydrostatic transmission with two-speed transfer case that allows fast travel speeds and controlled operation speeds, and a unique 45-degree articulation joint withstands extreme stress and tough terrain.
Brown Bear Corp.
About the Company: Brown Bear Corp. is a privately held manufacturing business that builds products for the pipeline, utility and environmental industries. Founded in 1961 by Roscoe Brown, the company started manufacturing its own line of products for pipeline backfilling in 1968. The Brown Bear tractor and attachment product line was developed in 1976 and has continually been improved and expanded and includes right-of-way clearing, trench backfilling, trench padding, snowblowing and environmental equipment.
The company manufactures attachments in each category that fit the carriers of other prime manufactures, as well as larger attachments in each category that fit it’s own Brown Bear Carrier line.
Continental Biomass Industries (CBI – A Terex Brand)
About the Company: CBI manufactures and distributes a complete line of portable and stationary grinders, shredders, chippers, flail debarkers and attachments for land clearing, composting, forestry, biomass recovery and wood-waste processing. Since its founding in 1988, Continental Biomass Industries, a Terex Brand, has changed the standard by which all wood grinder performance and support is now measured. Through a combination of state of the art design, the latest in materials technology and unwavering commitment to quality and customer service, the CBI name has become synonymous with performance and reliability in a broad range of grinding, shredding, chipping and flailing applications the world over.
DENIS CIMAF Inc.
About the Company: DENIS CIMAF Inc. specializes in the development of high-efficiency industrial brushcutters. DENIS CIMAF Brushcutters and Mulchers are recognized for their productivity and efficiency. We are constantly redesigning our mulchers to keep our promise to manufactures top-quality industrial mulching attachments. This year, we are unveiling the new DAH-085B, a new mini-mulcher for the 8-to-10 ton excavators. With its new blade design and its light but robust build the DAH-085B is the go-to attachment for 8 to 10 ton excavators.
FAE USA Inc.
About the Company: FAE specializes in the design and manufacturing of premium quality mulching heads, land clearing equipment and road construction equipment. FAE forestry mulcher systems are designed to provide lowest operational cost and highest productivity. As a customer driven company with strong engineering capabilities, FAE thrives on the design and continuous improvement of forestry, land clearing and road equipment.
FAE began in 1989 when a small group of professionals with extensive experience in the forestry industry teamed up with leading edge engineering design, quality orientation, and low cost operation equipment with high productivity.
Jarraff Industries (Geo-Boy)
About the Company: For more than 30 years, Jarraff Industries has been providing contractors with the high quality, innovative equipment they need to safely and efficiently clear land and maintain utility rights of way. Built in St. Peter, Minn., every Geo-Boy Brush Cutter Tractor is manufactured with quality parts and superior construction along with excellent service and support.
Jarraff Industries’ commitment to quality, service and customer satisfaction is equal to none. A dedicated staff and innovative products have helped Jarraff Industries become a leader in the arbor industry.
Loftness Specialized Equipment
About the Company: From the first weld to the final shipping label, every Loftness employee is dedicated to providing their forestry and vegetation management customer with the quality and innovation they need to remain productive and competitive. The Loftness VMLogix line of equipment includes attachments for skid steers, compact track loaders, tractors, excavators and prime movers. The product line also includes the Kwik-Trim, a compact mechanical tree trimmer for right-of-way maintenance. Loftness has become a leader in compact equipment offerings for right-of-way maintenance work. Many of its products excel in areas that are too difficult to access with larger cutting and mulching equipment. Loftness also stands behind its product line with customer service that’s second to none.
Rowmec Equipment Co. Inc.
11443 Old Hwy. 105 East • Conroe, TX 77303 • (936) 539-5488 • John O’Hagan • firstname.lastname@example.org
Richardson Service 1991 Inc.
2667 US-378 • Conway, SC 29527 • (843) 412-347 • John Flournoy • Jflournoy@rs91inc.com
Morin Diesel LLC
1587 Portland Cobalt Rd • Portland, CT 06480 • (860) 342-2600 • Jesse Morin • email@example.com
About the Company: With more than 50 years of experience in the design and manufacturing of tracked vehicles for the snow grooming and utility markets, PRINOTH is also leading the way with a complete lineup of tracked mulchers: PRINOTH – Vegetation Management.
The company provides sustainable solutions for clearing and re-cultivating forest areas, upkeeping power lines, clearing lanes and transforming unused scrubland into agricultural or forestry land. PRINOTH’s mulching equipment was developed for the harshest conditions and the most difficult tasks: land clearing, right-of-way clearing, vegetation management, seismic exploration, oil and gas exploration, pipeline maintenance, creation of firebreaks and site preparation where sub-soiling is necessary. www.prinoth.com
Rayco Mfg. Inc.
About the Company: Rayco’s purpose-built forestry mulchers are the ideal solution for controlling vegetation, clearing land, maintaining property, and right-of-way maintenance. These machines are designed to operate in rugged mulching environments and feature powerful, hydraulic cutter systems, heavy duty cooling systems, and comfortable operator cabins.
About the Company: SEPPI M. specializes in mulching equipment. The company is a manufacturer of mulching equipment and brush technology. Founded in 1939 by Max Seppi and specializing in the manufacture of mulching mowers since 1971. Since its early days SEPPI’s motto was to help farmers improve their work with innovative yet easy to handle and highly efficient equipment. That’s why SEPPI M. is still committed to offering only the best equipment, whether for agriculture, forestry, greenspace maintenance or for the energy and construction industry, for every tractor, excavator or loader. Decades of experience and tireless research to continuously improve technologies and materials guarantees products of the highest quality which will provide unrivalled service even in hard conditions.
Tigercat Industries Inc.
About the Company: Tigercat specializes in the design and manufacture of forest harvesting systems and specialized machines for severe duty off road applications. Tigercat harvesting systems deliver processed wood to roadside at the lowest cost per ton.
Tigercat off road industrial products are used across many industries including oil and gas, utilities and silviculture — wherever highly mobile, durable and reliable carriers are required for rugged terrain, high duty cycle applications, extreme temperatures and high levels of airborne debris.Tigercat has the know-how to design and build mobile machinery with complex hydraulic and electronic systems that survive some of the harshest operating environments on the planet.
About the Company: Founded in Pella, Iowa, USA, with the invention of a mechanical hoist to help farmers unload grain, Vermeer serves customers in more than 60 countries with a full line of underground construction, surface mining, landscaping, tree care, environmental and agricultural equipment. Customers are at the core of the business, and they can expect reliable, local service and support from dealers in more than 60 nations. Vermeer introduced its first horizontal directional drill in 1991. By the end of the decade, the Navigator HDD lineup had become a market share leader worldwide. Today’s S3 generation of drills has enhanced speed, simplicity and sound reduction. Learn more about Vermeer and its products, dealer network and financing options by visiting vermeer.com.
Tags: 2017 Big Equipment Handbook, Land Clearing, October 2017 Print Issue