FALCON WINCH ASSIST

LOG CHAMP BY T-MAR

USW MANUFACTURED

ROB (Remote Operated Bulldozer)

The above videos are just some of the new technology and manufacturers of equipment coming to the Forest Industry. Some of the equipment is already in use. It is still to be proven whether this new “Traction Assist” machinery is going to add cost savings to the industry but it is clear it will have impact on employment especially for handfallers. This new technology may also impact other phases of logging such as grapple yarding and hoe chucking. With some equipment road building may also be impacted. The Local Union is looking into this Tech Change and the impacts it may have on the Membership.

UNITED STEELWORKERS LOCAL 1-1937


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