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Diesel Dirt & Turf deferred until 2021
The decision by Expo management to set a new date for the event was taken after a detailed review of potential COVID-19 public health risks. “These risks were assessed in conjunction with continual monitoring of the advice provided by the New South W
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Paving The Way
Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk says that this project will support an estimated 500 jobs over a two-year construction period and create 289 long-term positions once fully operational.. Member for Townsville Scott Stewart agrees: “Not only d
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Engcon Opens In Sydney
Located in western Sydney, the new Engcon facilities include technical sales support staff, administration office, warehouse, parts and service. It will also feature a demonstration area where customers may be trained in the use of Engcon tiltrotator
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Terex Transformed
Over the last six years under the ownership of Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE), Terex Trucks has been reborn. The Volvo Group has invested $64 million in the company, making substantial improvements to the quality and performance of the TA400
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Green Thumb
Sydney Markets veteran of 22 years and Green Point Facility environment manager Con Kapellos says that since the Green Point waste-recycling facility’s inception in 2005, based in Flemington in Sydney’s inner west, a dramatic reduction in landfill wa
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First In First Served
The E18ZS is the first John Deere mini excavator that RDO has sold in Australia after arriving in June. It features a zero-tail-swing design and retractable undercarriage, making it a great choice for hire and rental companies, with its ultra-capable
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Space RACE
Forget the grand scale of the sorts of top tier demolition and excavation projects that DECC engages on all over the East Coast. If you’re looking at the project as a whole, you’re not seeing the nitty gritty: the stuff that really shows this company
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New Arrival
Rio Tinto has taken delivery of Australia’s first Next Generation Cat 6060 hydraulic mining shovel. The company ordered six Cat 6060s from WesTrac for use at its Marandoo and Koodaideri iron ore mines in Western Australia’s Pilbara region. Equipped w
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Picky Eater
There are a number of factors needing consideration when setting the primary crusher feeder speed and loading of the feeder. How much material can the rest of the crushing circuit handle? Could it cause spillage or an overload situation in the rest o
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Modern Mulch
With a working width of up to 1.5m, the variable mulcher range provides the user with the versatility of being mounted on both a skid steer loader and excavator, whilst also providing a drum drop change feature whilst onsite. The drum drop option giv
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Customer-led Evolution
John Deere has enhanced its lineup of five small-frame G-Series skid steers and compact track loaders, providing operators with even more power and efficiency on the job site. While the five models 312GR, 314G, 316GR, 317G and 318G were introduced to
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Demo Time
Hidromek’s HMK600MG grader comes with a Mercedes Benz diesel engine that generates variable horsepower ranging from 187–214hp (139–160kW). The closed centre electro-hydraulic valve fed by a variable flow piston pump means the hydraulic pressure can b
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Searching For A Used Ute?
On TradeEarthmovers.com.au search for ‘ute’ or by name, type or type the TA or DIY code shown here into the keyword search field. 2011 NISSAN NAVARA STX 4X4. Dual cab, turbo diesel, 6spd man ■ VIC 03 9998 4978 2011 NISSAN NAVARA D40. 2.5L YD25DDTI 4c
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Training Mecca Opens
Western Australian Premier Mark McGowan and Minister for Regional Development Alannah MacTiernan officially opened WesTrac’s new Technology Training Centre at the end of August. The centre is only the second such training facility in the world focusi
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SPRING INTO action
The latest generation Navara, the D23, arrived in Australia with much fanfare in mid-2015. The D23 replaced the very successful, Hilux-challenging D40 that debuted in 2004. Before that, the D40 replaced the D22, which in turn replaced the D21. Even e
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Need A Lift?
Hyundai’s revamped high performance forklifts include in-dash customisable and adjustable performance parameters, a large full-colour LCD screen, built-in maintenance management system and weight indicators, full on-board diagnostics and black box da
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Festival Of Trucking
Did you get down to South Bank when you were in town for last year’s Brisbane Truck Show? The music and BBQ at the Plough Inn were amazing. Up and down Little Stanley Street and throughout the precinct, there were great deals in every restaurant and
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Making Moves
Intelligent positioning solutions provider Position Partners has a new office for the company’s Darwin team. The new Berrimah premises offers a full range of services to support customers in the construction, geospatial and mining sectors with laser
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Breaking Atoms
While rock breakers aren’t inexpensive, their initial investment is far lower than that for the machines on which they’re mounted. It can be hard to remember that breakers are not indestructible, disposable, nor exempt from proper maintenance, and th
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Smooth Sailing
Many companies are choosing to move their over-dimensional cargo through coastal shipping now. It is not only more cost-effective than standard road transport it also has a comparatively lower environmental footprint. International and domestic trans
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What Is The Plan?
“What is the plan?” is being asked more frequently by our members. The industry is ticking over, but latest figures show that construction has lost 5 per cent of jobs since the outbreak of Covid-19. Forecasts appear to be showing no improvement. Ther
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Investment Needed
Master Builders Australia CEO Denita Wawn says the organisation is calling for a new stimulus measure that would employ the highly successful HomeBuilder model to kickstart work for the thousands of small and medium-sized commercial construction busi
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Green Machine
The team at WesTrac Bathurst has completed the successful refurbishment, overhaul and rebuilding of a well-used Cat R3000H underground loader. The loader had racked up 30,000 hours of service with its owner at a NSW mine site and needed a rebuild to
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Diversity Key
The award was made in the wake of Sean’s presentation to the Institute of Quarrying Australia (IQA) on the Komatsu diversity and inclusion program – which includes increasing female participation at all levels of the company, and developing its own A
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Multiplex Deep Clean
Following the ‘Confirmed Covid-19 cases process’ in line with recommendations provided by the chief health officer and the DHHS, the construction company, Multiplex, was notified of the confirmed cases, along with the CFMEU, PPTEU, ETU and the AMWU.
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Pandemic Powers Print Sales
Retail sales of Earthmovers & Excavators magazine – and sister titles Deals on Wheels and Farms & Farm Machinery – have spiked since the Covid-19 outbreak, new data reveals. The strength of the civil construction machinery market has boosted Earthmov
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Super Service
Bennett Contracting and Plant Hire, based in the rural Queensland town of Clermont, signed onto the my.komatsu.com.au parts online ordering platform to streamline its day-to-day business with its key machinery supplier. In addition, it has found a pa
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Paving The Way
Sutherland Shire Council has recently rolled out an innovative new road construction project, becoming the first council in Sydney to trial a new recycled road paving technique, which promises major benefits for the environment, it says. Under the tr
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Uplifting Attachment
Colbrook Industries is a proudly Aussieowned, family-operated business with an impressive product range including forestry mulchers, remote control mowers and now work platform attachments. The company’s latest arrival ‘Skid-Lift’ was launched at the
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