Grappling with industrial manufacturing
November 6th 2014 at 09:56 AM

Written by  Mike Davies - Campbell River Mirror
October 30, 2014

After over five years of research and development, a revolutionary $1.3-million “Made-in-Campbell River” piece of forestry equipment has been shipped to its buyer.

“The whole world is watching this,” said George Lambert, President of T-Mar Industries, who developed the new grapple yarder. “New Zealand knows about this. The U.S. is watching this. The whole world is paying attention to this project, so it’s a really great thing for Campbell River. It’s really exciting.”

According to Lambert, old-growth forests and second-growth forests present different challenges to foresters, and yet there was until now only one type of yarder to do both types of jobs.

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