September 19, 2018

British team named for Stihl TIMBERSPORTS World Championship

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Team GB aim to make most of home advantage in the Stihl TIMBERSPORTS World Championship, which takes place at Echo Arena Liverpool on 19 – 20 October. British champion Elgan Pugh teams up with fellow countrymen Glen Penlington, David Thomas and Andrew Evans. Craig Golder is in reserve. This is the first time the UK has hosted the Stihl TIMBERSPORTS World Championship. Stihl TIMBERSPORTS is an international extreme sports competition series. It involves athletes sawing, slicing and chopping wood at speed, using axes and saws. The World Championship will see the best athletes from more than 20 nations around the…

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Toro to showcase top of the range products at APF Exhibition

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Toro, a global leader in turf and landscape maintenance equipment, has announced that it will be attending this year’s APF Exhibition. With a range of products to showcase, the company will be making its first appearance at the event at Ragley Hall in Alcester. The APF Exhibition is the UK’s largest forestry, woodland, arboriculture, fencing and biomass show that attracts over 22,000 attendees from around the UK, with 90% being trade professionals working in the industry. Situated at stand 1320-1340, the team at Toro will be on hand throughout the event on the 20th – 22nd September, to answer questions…

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Makita introduce new chordless 18v LXT Top Handle Chainsaw

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The new Makita DUC254Z 18V Brushless Top Handle Chainsaw LXT is no exception. With a single 18V Lithium-Ion battery, the Makita chainsaw generates a 570 watt output providing ample power to run the 3/8th inch chain over the 25cm bar at up to 24 metres per second matching the performance of a petrol machine.  The Brushless motor ensures longer runtime, substantially greater power and lower maintenance. Setting an industry benchmark this new model features the main power switch with Auto-Off function making it one of the safest chainsaws on the market.  It automatically turns the machine off if the operator…

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Makita UK teams up with BALI again for SALTEX 2018

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Makita UK will be returning to the BALI Zone at Saltex this year which takes place at the NEC in Birmingham, 31 October – 1 November 2018.  Makita will be on stand K190d, Hall 6. The BALI Zone features and promotes leading BALI registered affiliate and contractor members.  Also confirmed for this year are Boningale Nurseries, Green-tech, British Sugar TOPSOIL, EverEdge and YMCA Training. The Makita UK stand will showcase the ever-growing garden machinery range suitable for professional landscaping contractors, groundsmen and forestry workers. “We are really looking forward to returning to the BALI Zone at this year’s Saltex and…

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Greenworks Commercial unveil new battery powered chainsaw

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Provider of battery operated-outdoor power equipment, Greenworks Commercial, has announced that it has expanded its award-winning professional duty line with the new GS 110 10” Brushless Top Handle Saw. With its user-friendly push-button start technology, the GS 110 offers all the versatility and reliability needed to perform. Precision limbing and one-hand cutting tasks are made simple with the GS 110’s compact design and the convenience of lithium-ion battery power technology. “Professional arborists who use gas-powered chainsaws have for years complained about the lost productivity from having to get out of the tree and down on the ground to restart their…

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Greenworx branches out with Mercedes-Benz Unimog

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Tree surgery and ground clearance contractor Greenworx is going for growth, after acquiring its first Mercedes-Benz Unimog. The versatile off-road truck is more than paying its way by performing the work of several other vehicles – it can power a range of attached implements and combines the rough terrain capability of a tractor with a 56 mph on road cruising speed. Supplied by specialist Unimog Dealer Lloyd Ltd, the U430 model has a factory-fitted tipping body with aluminium dropsides. Its six-cylinder engine produces 220 kW (299 hp), and drives through an automatic gearbox which allows the driver to concentrate fully…

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STIHL upgrades MultiEngine offering

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Adding to its range of MultiSystem tools, STIHL has unveiled the new MM 56 MultiEngine suitable for a wide range of tasks in lawn maintenance, soil cultivation and surface cleaning. Replacing the MM 55, the new MM 56 delivers more power and torque thanks to the upgraded 2-Mix engine, providing that little bit extra when needed. STIHL 2-Mix technology also offers higher efficiency and lower emissions, rendering it more economical than its predecessor. Supplied with a wheel kit as standard, the MM 56 is compatible with the extensive range of existing attachments and is suitable for a host of different…

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GreenMech showcase at the APF exhibition

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One of Europe’s top wood chipper manufacturer GreenMech will have a vast range of machinery on display on stand 80-110, in the outside area, at this years APF exhibition. In addition, visitors will also have the opportunity to find out about a number of special deals and flexible finance options available exclusively at the show. Next year sees the introduction of new, more stringent Stage V emissions standards covering diesel engines above 26hp, so a particular highlight on the GreenMech stand will be the petrol-powered Arborist 130 and Arborist 150p models. The Arb 150p is fitted with a 37hp Briggs…

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Debham Vale Tree Surgery Choose Timberwolf

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Dedham Vale Tree Surgery have used Timberwolf’s range of wood chippers extensively, utilising their power and performance. Offering a comprehensive range of tree surgery services across South Suffolk and North Essex, Dedham Vale Tree Surgery’s priority is client satisfaction, from initial visit to completion. Harry Adams, company founder of Dedham Vale Tree Surgery, comments: “We’ve tried other brands of commercial wood chipper before, but their performance was nowhere near as good as Timberwolf.” Dedham Vale Tree Surgery have owned Timberwolf products for the last three years, initially choosing a pre-owned TW 150DHB,from Authorised Timberwolf Dealer Ben Burgess. Investing in their…

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Stihl adds to Workwear range

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STIHL has expanded its range of high-visibility workwear that offers professionals the very best in comfort and mobility. The new lightweight MS Protect cut protective high-visibility jacket and trousers -both available in different sizes – provide professionals with freedom of movement, and are ideal for a range of applications including arb, forestry and landscaping work. The Protect MS jacket comes with two chest pockets as well as an outlet opening for harnesses on the back. The elbows and shoulders feature thorn protection and breathable ADVANCE cut protection has been included in the chest, shoulder, arm and stomach areas for improved…

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