207-688-8195 Professional Logging Contractors of Maine

PLC Supporting Member Weekly Update Sept. 9, 2022

In this Issue:

MLOP Graduation – Sept. 15, RSVP Now!

Log A Load Golf Tournaments – Northern Maine Tournament one week away! You can still help us help Maine Kids by donating!

PLC Store – Many items for sale

Safety ResourcesCPR/First Aid – If your employees need CPR – let Jess know at jessica@maineloggers.com and we will set up a free class at your shop!

Trucking – FMCSA removes ELDorado ELD from registered list

Classified listings – Check them out!

Member Discounts – Many to choose from

Logging News – Latest headlines

Mechanized Logging Operations Program Graduation Sept. 15! RSVP Now!

Greetings from the Professional Logging Contractors (PLC) of Maine!

You are cordially invited to join us at this important event as we recognize the students who will be graduating from our sixth Mechanized Logging Operations Program (MLOP) class after 12 weeks in the woods northeast of Old Town! This is a great opportunity to learn about this unique program and the future of our industry, and to show support for the students who have worked so hard for this achievement!

Please RSVP by clicking the link below. More information, including directions, is available HERE.

Thank you, and please feel free to contact me with any questions.

Dana Doran, Executive Director, Professional Logging Contractors of Maine.



PLC Northern Maine Log A Load Golf Tournament Sept. 16

Our Northern Maine Log A Load for Kids Golf Tournament on September 16 in Lincoln is sold out, but you can still help us help Maine kids by donating. Check out the link below and let’s make miracles happen together! See you all next Friday!

Sept. 16 JATO Highlands Golf Course, Lincoln

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

CPR/First Aid/Bloodborne Pathogens certification: Did you know your employees are required to have this training every two years? If your employees need this training in 2022, contact Jessica at Jessica@maineloggers.com or 207-688-8195 and the PLC will schedule training in your area. THIS TRAINING IS FREE TO MEMBERS!

Featured HumpDay Safety Videos – Dehydration and Wheel Safety

Now FREE to Maine Loggers! A $300 value!


Cross Insurance Logo


September 13 & 22, 2022
9:00am – 11:00am
Leading Change
Presented by: David Ciullo of Career Management Associates


September 15 & 27, 2022
9:00am – 11:00am
Giving and Receiving Employee Feedback
Presented by: Kelly Flagg of Career Management Associates – September 15th
David Ciullo of Career Management Associates – September 27th



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Wednesday, September 7, 2022

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has removed ELDorado ELD from the list of registered Electronic Logging Devices (ELD). FMCSA has placed ELDorado ELD on the Revoked Devices list due to the company’s failure to meet the minimum requirements established in 49 CFR part 395, subpart B, appendix A, effective September 7, 2022.

Logging Industry News

Law targeting Canadian log truckers hits a 1st Circuit jam

BOSTON (CN) — The First Circuit looked unlikely Wednesday to rule in favor of a Maine law that gives its residents an advantage when it comes to log-trucking jobs.

Madawaska’s Twin Rivers Paper plant secures $100M in financing

An injection of  $100 million in capital to Twin Rivers Paper Co. in Madawaska will be used to refinance debt and provide working capital. 

Maine Tax Symposium, 2022

How will the latest State tax changes impact you?

Registration is now open for the 2022 State Tax Symposium (Online) presented by Maine Revenue Services

Click Here to Register Now!

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

Enhanced Supporting Members