207-688-8195 Professional Logging Contractors of Maine

PLC Supporting Member Weekly Update Sept. 30, 2022

In this Issue:

New Members – Three new!

PLC Store – Many items for sale

Safety Resources – Safety First!

Trucking – Canada to drop remaining COVID-19 border restrictions Oct. 1

Classified listings – Check them out!

Member Discounts – Many to choose from

Logging News – Latest headlines

Welcome New Member

Masardis Logging Inc. of Masardis joined the PLC as a new Contractor Member in September, 2022. The company has a professional staff of 3. To learn more, contact Douglas Burby at 207-551-1376 or masardislogging@yahoo.com

Welcome New Preferred Supporting Member

Allegiance Trucks of Fort Kent joined the PLC as a new Preferred Supporting Member in May 2022. Allegiance is an authorized International®, Hino, Isuzu, and Ford dealership serving the Northeastern United States carrying a large selection of new and pre-owned inventory. To learn more, contact Gary Daigle at (207) 834-6186 or gdaigle@allegiancetrucks.com or go to www.allegiancetrucks.com


Welcome New Supporting Member

Falcon Forestry Equipment, headquartered in Brightwater, New Zealand joined the PLC as a new Supporting Member in June of 2022. Falcon Forestry Equipment designs and manufactures a range of mechanized steep slope logging equipment that helps crews reduce health and safety risk, increases the efficiency and productivity and future-proofs your logging operation. The Falcon Forestry Equipment range was developed with one single objective. To get people off the hill in high-risk working conditions and save lives. For more information contact Kyle PakiPaki at kyle@dce.co.nz  or visit www.falconforestryequipment.com


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!



Canada to repeal COVID-19 Border Restrictions

OTTAWA—Canada will scrap its remaining Covid-19 border restrictions on Oct. 1, bringing an end to pandemic policies that have dramatically slowed cross-border traffic between Canada and the U.S.

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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

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Maine mills are adapting: Hopes that paper will still prosper despite Jay mill closure

State data shows the state’s paper industry still brings in more than $2 billion a year in sales. While the number of mills overall have declined, experts believe the ones still running have a good footing that should set the industry up for future investment.

Collins, Baldwin introduce resolution recognizing National Loggers Day

Senate resolution highlights the many contributions and economic benefits of the logging industry in the United States

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Maine’s North Woods are a carbon storage machine. They could do even more for climate mitigation

For more than 200 years, Maine’s North Woods, in excess of 10 million acres, have supported a timber-based economy along with wildlife and outdoor recreation.

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