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M Large Present the Brand New Hakki Pilke CS1000
May 16, 2015 - 10:51 AM - by Steve Bullman


M Large are pleased to present the Brand New Hakki Pilke CS1000 Circular Saw Firewood Processor, which was launched last weekend at the Irish Forestry Show.
CS1000 is the newest Hakki Pilke firewood processor with a hard metal blade for professional use. Fitted with a 1000 mm diameter circular saw blade and an automatic speed valve, this allows efficient cutting and splitting of logs up to 40 cm (400 mm) diameter. The automatic high speed valve feature significantly increases the machines’ output and ensures that the CS1000 works to maximum efficiency when processing both large and small diameter timber. The adjustable splitting length function also increases efficiency and reduces cycle time. MORE AFFORDABABLE THAN... [Read More]
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WIN a brand new Husqvarna 555 with M.Large
Apr 20, 2015 - 8:24 PM - by Steve Bullman



Come along and see us at the Irish Forestry Show 2015 - 9th & 10th May(Area A) and be in with a chance to WIN a brand new Husqvarna 555 (59.8cc) X-Torq chainsaw complete with 18" bar (worth over €1000). Simply get your entry form at our stand! (t & c apply).
A large selection of machinery will be available with demonstrations ongoing throughout the day - Special offers on the day!
Please see our facebook page for further details Good luck!
Sat 9th & Sun 10th May
Stradbally Hall Estate
County Laois

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Tree Bear Announces Partnership with Glendale
Mar 24, 2015 - 8:43 PM - by Steve Bullman
Tree Bear Announces Partnership with Glendale

Tree Bear, an arboriculture recruitment website for jobseekers and recruiters, announces their partnership with Glendale, a leading UK supplier of specialist green service solutions.

With 25 years’ experience in the industry, Glendale provides solutions for the management and maintenance of green environments across the UK, including local authorities, private estates, utility companies and housing associations.

The company has partnered up with Tree Bear to advertise several job vacancies on the dedicated arboriculture recruitment website, aiming to directly reach their target market of jobseekers and students looking for a career in the industry.

Matt Gurney, Managing Director at Tree Bear, commented: “We’re incredibly excited to be working with such a renowned company in the arboriculture industry as Glendale.

“What... [Read More]
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DART has been deployed to Vanuatu
Mar 22, 2015 - 11:34 AM - by Nigel
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Gary Bailey and Andy Macpherson are safely on their way, hopefully arriving in Singapore about now. Their ETA in Port Vila is still 18 hours away! Both Singapore and Vanuatu airlines have been very cooperative with regard to their excess baggage. Both team members were extremely disciplined in their personal baggage and some hard decisions were made with regard to arborist equipment, but they were still 30kg over their allocated weight allowance! There's no getting away from it - chainsaws, ropes, strops, pulleys, etc are heavy bits of kit! There was also a need for our team to carry three weeks’ worth of dehydrated food to sustain them through the weeks ahead. It's a corner stone of the DART philosophy that our volunteers will... [Read More]
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Sawpod Orangutan expidition
Mar 11, 2015 - 12:20 PM - by Steve Bullman


Sawpod Ltd, in the guise of Tony and Di Darbyshire are pleased to announce a new, much more hands on, project with the Sumatran Orangutan Society. They have been donating 10p from every Sawpod sold to the charity, but were delighted to be asked for a very different kind of donation.
Climbing skills and equipment is urgently needed for the safe recovery and rescue of ‘sleeping’ Orangutans in the trees after having been anaesthetized through the tranquilizer system. Currently they rely on the use of a net on the ground to catch the sedated Orangutan, which although at times is sufficient and relatively safe, there is always a risk of the animal hurting itself in such a fall. Once the Orangutan falls asleep on the branches of trees, the team have 30-40 minute to set a climbing system while the tranquilizer working. So with a proper system, rope rescue trained... [Read More]
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