207-688-8195 Professional Logging Contractors of Maine

PLC Supporting Member Weekly Update April 1, 2022

In this Issue:

Logger’s Voice Spring Edition – Now Available!

Annual Meeting 2022 – May 13, REGISTER AND SPONSOR NOW!

PLC Awards 2022 – Nominations needed for the best of 2022!

MLOP Now Recruiting – Classes Start in June! Scholarships now available for all accepted students.

PLC Store – Many items for sale

Safety Resources – New Videos! Unsafe Zone with Gabe Rioux and new HumpDay video on Step Potential!

Trucking – Roadcheck 2022 May 17-19

Classified listings – Check them out!

Member Discounts – Many to choose from

Logging News – Latest headlines

Logger’s Voice Spring 2022!

The Spring 2022 Edition of The Logger’s Voice is now available! Copies are being mailed out!

PLC Annual Meeting 2022: May 13

REGISTER NOW!

Registration for the 2022 PLC Annual Meeting, Dinner and Log A Load for Maine Kids Auction is now underway! We have a full schedule of events and we hope to see you there! We also have numerous NEW sponsorship opportunities at every level! Don’t miss out, register now!

We are at a NEW location this year! The Harborside Hotel, Spa and Marina! Come join us for this important day and evening!

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Harborside Hotel

REGISTER AND VIEW EVENT INFORMATION HERE

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES HERE

HOTEL REGISTRATION INFO HERE

If you have questions, please call or email Jessica Clark at (207) 688-8195 or Jessica@maineloggers.com

PLC Award Nominations Needed!

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Do you know a person or business involved in the logging industry who ought be recognized for service to the community, outstanding professionalism or service to the industry? If you do, please NOMINATE THEM for one of the PLC’s annual awards.

PLC Community Service Award – This Award is given annually to a PLC member, Supporting Member or affiliated organization that has demonstrated a significant commitment to giving back to their
community.

PLC Logging Contractor of the Year Award – The PLC Logging Contractor of the Year award recognizes a PLC Logging Contractor for their commitment to the sustainability of the industry and logging as a profession.

PLC Supporting Member of the Year Award – The PLC Supporting Member of the Year Award is presented annually to a PLC Supporting Member who has demonstrated an unprecedented commitment to logging contractors in Maine.

Nominations should be received no later than April 22, 2022

MLOP Program Now Recruiting Students for Summer 2022!

*Two instructors also being sought

Through the generous support of Skowhegan Savings, $1,000 scholarships are now available for all accepted students.

The Mechanized Logging Operations Program is now accepting applications for the 2022 Class starting in June of 2022. If you know of anyone who may have an interest in the program they can apply at the link below. You may also encourage them to call, text or email MLOP Coordinator Donald Burr at 207-356-1541 or dburr@nmcc.edu to learn more.

APPLY HERE

*MLOP is also seeking two instructors for the program! One instructor will need delimber experience and the other feller buncher experience. Contact Donald Burr at 207-356-1541 or dburr@nmcc.edu to learn more!

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.

CHECK IT OUT HERE

Safety Resources

Trucking

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Roadcheck inspection 2022 blitz is May 17-19

You have about 90 days to get ready for the annual inspection blitz aimed at commercial vehicles.

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance has announced this year’s International Roadcheck dates ar May 17-19, and will have a focus on wheel ends.

ELD Update: New and updated FAQs from FMCSA

On March 10, 2022, to provide additional guidance on the ELD regulations, FMCSA published answers to several frequently asked questions. To view any of the FAQs, along with previously published FAQs, visit https://eld.fmcsa.dot.gov/faq.

 

Logging Industry News

Maine’s forests are our weapon against climate change

Can we reduce greenhouse gas emissions in Maine by 30 percent?

NERCOFE Workshop April 11-12

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.

AGENDA

REGISTER

Member Discounts

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!

PETERBILT

WESTERN STAR

INTERNATIONAL

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! 

Classifieds

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

Enhanced Supporting Members