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PLC Supporting Member Weekly Update Jan. 21, 2022

In this Issue:

Logger’s Voice Winter Edition – Now Available!

PLC Store – Many items for sale

Safety Resources – New HumpDay and Unsafe Zone videos!

Trucking – MDOT releases three year work plan

Classified listings – Check them out!

Member Discounts – Many to choose from

Logging News – Latest headlines

Logger’s Voice Winter 2022!

The Winter 2022 edition of The Logger’s Voice is now available!


PLC Online Store

Looking for great PLC items and apparel? Gifts? First Aid packs, safety items and more? You will find them at the new PLC Online Store on our web site. Ordering is easy.


Safety Resources

New Hump Day Safety Video – Safety Glasses!

New Unsafe Zone Safety Video – Tony Madden: Safety Glasses!

*This video pairs well with the new HumpDay video above. Share them both with your employees!



MaineDOT Releases Three-Year Work Plan

AUGUSTA – The Maine Department of Transportation has released the 2022 Edition of its three-year Work Plan. This Work Plan includes all capital projects and programs, maintenance and operations activities, planning initiatives, and administrative functions for calendar years 2022, 2023, and 2024. This plan contains 2,316 individual work items with a total value of $3.17 billion, consisting primarily of work delivered or coordinated through MaineDOT.

Logging Industry News

Maine Gov. Janet Mills, in tan coat at center, takes part in a ceremony Thursday marking the return of wood products manufacturing to the former Madison Paper Industries mill in Madison. Belfast-based GO Lab Inc. is behind the more than $110 million project, which is to produce wood-fiber insulation and other products meant for the residential and light commercial construction markets.

Ceremony marks manufacturing’s return to former mill in Madison

MADISON — Gov. Janet Mills joined executives Thursday from Belfast-based GO Lab Inc. and others for a ceremony that officials said marked the return of wood products manufacturing to the former Madison Paper Industries mill.

Close up image of one of the southern pine beetles found in Maine and New Hampshire by researchers at the University of New Hampshire. (Caroline Kanaskie / UNH Collections)

Tree-killing beetle found in Maine forests, scientists say

A Southern pine beetle has found its way to Maine, potentially endangering the ecosystem of the state’s forests, scientists say.

Member Discounts


PLC Members, because the PLC is a member of the American Loggers Council YOU are entitled to special discounts on truck purchases! Click on the brand names below to learn more!




Fabian Oil Discount


Traction Heavy Duty Special


Wallingford’s Discounts



Maine Trailer Discounts



Scandinavian Forestry Equipment


PLC Members get a 5% discount on culverts purchased at Treeline and Frank Martin & Sons



Hale Trailer discounts for PLC Members on new trailer purchases! Call Neal at 207-232-7969 for details!



Cross Arena Discounts for PLC! 


PLC Classified Section

Check out the equipment and job opportunities our members have listed at the LOGGING ZONE! If you have equipment for sale, are looking to buy, are looking for employees, or

Preferred Supporting Members

Preferred Supporting Members

Enhanced Supporting Members

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