wood stacked on itself with blue sky in the background, a reference to lumber prices
Rising Lumber Prices
September 14, 2021

There have been many unexpected, indirect effects of the pandemic. One that is having a large impact on the average American is rising lumber prices. It’s also, of course, affecting…


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Load King Looking Forward
August 26, 2021

As milestones go, 2021 will be significant for most companies, and Load King is no different. We have a rich history, and our future is bright. The anniversary before us…


14x72 load king chip truck
14×72 Chip Truck: Meet the Equipment
August 18, 2021

Custom Truck One Source is a leading assembler of forestry equipment, such as chip trucks and bucket trucks. We’ve been building heavy equipment for over 30 years. Our broad product…


Aerial view of opencast mining quarry with lots of machinery at work - view from above.This area has been mined for copper, silver, gold, and other minerals
Changes in the Mining Industry
August 16, 2021

From its peak in 2008, coal production in the United States dropped 40% by 2019, and the decline is expected to continue. In the meantime, the metal mining industry in the…


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Sustainability in the Rail Industry
August 12, 2021

Few industries are as tied to the industrial revolution as rail. In 1847, over a quarter of a million people worked on railways to fuel the economy. Since its conception,…