PLC Supporting Member Weekly Update Feb. 25, 2022
In this Issue:
Annual Meeting 2022 – May 13, Save the Date!
Logger’s Voice Winter Edition – Now Available!
PLC Store – Many items for sale
Safety Resources – Registration open for Spring Safety Training!
Trucking – MDOT releases three year work plan
Classified listings – Check them out!
Member Discounts – Many to choose from
Logging News – Latest headlines
PLC Annual Meeting 2022: May 13
SAVE THE DATE!
Members and Supporting Members, we are pleased to announce plans to hold the PLC’s Annual Meeting and Log A Load for Maine Kids live auction this year on May 13 at a new location, the Harborside Hotel, Spa, and Marina in Bar Harbor!
Please save the date for this important event and many more details will be released soon along with sponsorship opportunities!
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.
PLC Logger Safety and Fleet Trainings 2022 REGISTER NOW!
The PLC is pleased to offer Logger, Fleet, CPR and Dynamic Driving Safety Training for its members in person for 2022! Please review our Logger and Fleet offerings and register as soon as possible, but no later than March 25, 2022 to ensure there is room for your employees at the chosen location(s). Trainings run from March 31 to May 25, 2022.
This training is free to employees and owners of all PLC Member companies and Maine Master Logger companies! Lunch is provided, and we have added new topics based on feedback received from PLC Members. Don’t miss out, register NOW!
The PLC would also like to thank our sponsors of the 2022 Safety Trainings below. We could not offer these trainings without you!
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.
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) launched its Training Provider Registry as the final step in implementing new entry-level driver training standards for individuals seeking to obtain a commercial driver’s license (CDL) or certain endorsements.
Logging Industry News
From machinery to insurance, good and services for Maine logging companies are costing them 24% more than two years ago, the Professional Logging Contractors of Maine announced Wednesday.
PLC Members are encouraged to register for the upcoming New England Region Council on Forest Engineering(NER.COFE) workshop. PLC Executive Director Dana Doran will be the first speaker. The workshop will be held Monday April 11 and Tuesday April 12, at Jeff’s Catering in Brewer.
TRUCKING DISCOUNTS THROUGH THE ALC!
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
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!
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