Video-Arborist Skills: Throwline Basics

Watch Jake Carufel demonstrate throw-line tips during TCI EXPO ’21 in Indianapolis, Indiana. Being organized and systematic in your approach to using a throw line will keep tangles, and your frustration, to a minimum. You want a system that makes it quick and easy to make repeated throws into a tree because, let’s face it, […]

Accident Briefs for April 2022

Climber found dead in tree A tree trimmer was found unresponsive and hanging from his harness in a tree April 9, 2022, in Los Angeles, California. Police found David Cerigioni, 70, hanging upside down about 50 feet in the air. Firefighters used a ladder truck to reach Cerigioni and get him down, but unfortunately, he […]

SRS Tactical Control-Com AMi headset

SRS Tactical, a U.S. and Canadian distributor of hearing-, head-, eye- and body-protection products, partnered with industrial-communication supplier Cardo Crew, the industrial division of Cardo Systems, a new TCIA corporate member company, to produce the Control-Com AMi headset, a new group-communication and hearing-protection solution. Combining active and passive noise reduction with Cardo’s mesh intercom technology, […]

Vermeer AX17 brush chipper

Vermeer’s new AX17 is designed as a compact and powerful brush chipper for high-production tree work. Fully configured, the single-axle machine weighs less than 10,000 pounds, minimizing the need for additional license requirements. Mechanized feeding is made effective with a wide feed-roller opening and durable, fixed infeed table. With more than 6,500 pounds of pull-in […]

Davey Expands its Corporate Headquarters

The Davey Tree Expert Company has begun construction on a Science, Employee Education and Development (SEED) Campus and Third Wing to its main corporate campus in Kent, Ohio. The Davey Tree SEED Campus, the 170+ acre property that formerly housed the Oak Knolls golf course and Franklin Elementary School on State Route 43 in Kent, […]

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