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Practical Magic
A Ditch Witch AT40 all-terrain directional drill fit the bill for Underground Civil Solutions (UCS) recently, with UCS managing director Tony Mitchell saying he needed a directional drill with all-terrain capabilities to add to its fleet. Ditch Witch
Earthmovers & Excavators3 min. leídosTechnology & Engineering
Generational Change
Bobcat has launched its R-Series skid-steer and compact track loaders as part of a new premium range of loaders for the company. Australian Bobcat distributor Clark Equipment is starting to land inventory of the T66 and T76 compact track loaders and
Earthmovers & Excavators2 min. leídosTechnology & Engineering
Bright Spark
It’s still in its concept stages and there are no current plans to bring it to market, but Volvo Construction Equipment still managed to turn heads at the China International Import Expo held in Shanghai in November. The company unveiled its first el
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Future Perfect
Caterpillar’s Next Generation construction equipment has the technology, design and build to make it one the most versatile, fuel efficient and trusted equipment in the market today. Cat equipment uses latest technology features such as Command – whe
Earthmovers & Excavators1 min. leídosTechnology & Engineering
Perfect Match
A contractor working on a Central Queensland coal mine is the first in Australia to start using the Nordtrack S2.11 scalping screen, produced by Metso Outotec, after the machine was delivered in early October by distributor Tutt Bryant Equipment. Abl
Earthmovers & Excavators4 min. leídosTechnology & Engineering
New Arrival
Built to be nimble and efficient, Caterpillar says its Next Gen 335 excavator boasts features that can cut maintenance costs by up to 20 per cent when compared to its predecessor. The new 335 delivers the tightest tail swing radius in the industry fo
Earthmovers & Excavators4 min. leídosTechnology & Engineering
Vote For Your Favourite And You Could Win Big!
The 2020 Valvoline Truck of the Year Award marks the culmination of the third year of the highly-popular Truck of the Month feature in Owner//Driver. The team here at Owner//Driver has chosen the 12 finalists, but the responsibility of selecting the
Earthmovers & Excavators3 min. leídosTechnology & Engineering
Looking Flash
It won’t be coming Down Under at this stage, but JCB’s fully electric 525-60E Loadall telehandler impressed when unveiled in the UK last year. The new 525-60E fully electric version of the popular Loadall has been designed to deliver the same perform
Earthmovers & Excavators1 min. leídosTechnology & Engineering
Plant&equipment
Toyota Material Handling Australia forklifts and sweeper helping Snowy Mountains truss and frame-making business meet booming demand. Full story at TradePlantEquipment.com.au IT $57,200 Star Stainless Steel Vacuum Tanks. Hydraulic lock back door tip,
Earthmovers & Excavators2 min. leídosComputers
Smart Deal
CNH Industrial, the parent company of Case Construction, New Holland Construction and Iveco, has signed a five-year deal with Accenture and Microsoft to help it develop better-connected products and services. Under the deal, CNH will build a network
Earthmovers & Excavators3 min. leídosTechnology & Engineering
Latest And Greatest
Gunne Civil has a substantial fleet of Komatsu equipment, many of them fitted with ‘bolton’ Topcon machine control systems. But for the Wacol site’s earthworks, Gunne Civil also hired in Komatsu intelligent Machine Control (iMC) dozers and excavators
Earthmovers & Excavators2 min. leídos
Latest And Greatest
The federal government has extended its Homebuilder program until March 31, 2021, winning the praise of the Master Builders Association despite reducing the grant amount. First announced in early June as a means to stimulate Australia’s construction
Earthmovers & Excavators1 min. leídosTechnology & Engineering
Better Together
In a move to expand its deformation monitoring portfolio, Position Partners will distribute Soil Instruments’ geotechnical monitoring instruments, used to detect variations in pressure, strain and settlement, among others. “Position Partners has work
Earthmovers & Excavators4 min. leídosTechnology & Engineering
Ammann For All Seasons
Taking a focused, measured approach to setting up their machine and equipment rental business, Tasmanians Will Clennett and Saar Alfasi of Clennett Hire set out to establish a company that had the customer’s best interests at heart. In terms of brand
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Fresh Leadership
Originally from Inverell in NSW, Chandler has a 25-year background in agriculture, most recently as chief economist for John Deere at its Illinois headquarters in the United States. Chandler says he is excited to have the opportunity to apply his glo
Earthmovers & Excavators1 min. leídos
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.
Earthmovers & Excavators8 min. leídosTechnology & Engineering
Style And Substance
Mazda has said goodbye to Ford after its decades-long partnership creating utes and other commercial vehicles, and embarked on a new era, this time teaming up with Isuzu for its new BT-50 ute. While the earlier Ford/Mazda one-tonne utes were primaril
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Building A Future
Recently, CommSec released its quarterly State of The States Economic Performance Report. This report compares all the states and territories of Australia, covering several key indicators, including employment, retail trade, construction work and pop
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New Leadership
Pickering’s appointment follows an extensive national search – following the resignation of its well respected CEO Phil Sutherland after nearly nine years in the role. Pickering comes to the position with considerable experience in both the construct
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Show Time
How did you see in the New Year? Has there ever been one we’ve looked forward to more? Yet, it’s like none we have ever celebrated. Did you make a New Year’s resolution? How about ‘in 2021 I am not going to miss the Brisbane Truck Show’? For all the
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Earthmovers & Excavators
EDITOR Andrew Hobbs Email: andrew.hobbs@aremedia.com.au CONTRIBUTORS Alastair Brook, Damian Long, Cameron Officer, Matt Raudonikis SENIOR JOURNALIST Randall Johnston PRODUCTION CO-ORDINATOR Cat Fitzpatrick ART DIRECTOR Daz Woolley EDITORIAL AND NEWS
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gearing up FOR DIESEL DIRT & TURF
Australia’s infrastructure projects are pushing ahead at a great pace; the latest news on the economy is good and reports are all positive across the earthmoving industry. Australia’s borders have reopened and life is starting to return to normal. Ex
Earthmovers & Excavators4 min. leídosTechnology & Engineering
On Point
Getting the right digging angle on a compact construction site can eat up time, moving the excavator backwards and forwards, as well as using extra fuel. On top of having to watch out for overhead cables and other equipment, excavator operators tradi
Earthmovers & Excavators5 min. leídosTechnology & Engineering
Heavy METAL
Sell & Parker’s Blacktown depot operations manager Brad Scobie admits that the company goes over the top with the guarding of its frontline mobile plant. But it’s a necessary step in ensuring the machinery matches the task at hand. “There’s no way ar
Earthmovers & Excavators2 min. leídosPsychology
A Helping Hand
Awareness of mental health issues is growing in Australia, but seeking out support remains a difficult process. Organisations like Beyond Blue, which gives people the chance to talk to a trained mental health professional, provide vital support to pe
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Earthmovers & Excavators
EDITOR Andrew Hobbs Email: andrew.hobbs@aremedia.com.au CONTRIBUTORS Steve Brooks, Damian Long, Chris McCullough, Cameron Officer SENIOR JOURNALIST Randall Johnson PRODUCTION CO-ORDINATOR Cat Fitzpatrick ART DIRECTOR Daz Woolley PRODUCER Michael Cahi
Earthmovers & Excavators1 min. leídosTechnology & Engineering
Searching For A Used Hino?
QuickSearch On TradeEarthmovers.com.au search for ‘Hino’ or by name, type or type the TA or DIY code shown here into the keyword search field. 2011 Hino 500 Series GT 1322. 7.9L 220hp Turbo, 6 spd man, AC, rev cam • NSW 02 6171 3494 2020 Hino GT. Aut
Earthmovers & Excavators3 min. leídosTechnology & Engineering
In Work Mode
The Kobelco SK140LC-11 sets a new benchmark as a direct result of precise manufacturing and high-tech design, with customer feedback also being a key element in its design process, the company says. The result is an excavator that delivers highly pro
Earthmovers & Excavators7 min. leídosTechnology & Engineering
Hino’s Hi-rise
It’s more than a year since Hino announced a plan to launch its new 500-series GT 1528 4x4 model in the first half of 2020. Like its single-drive 500-series siblings, Hino emphasised that the new off-roader would be equipped with a wide range of bene
Earthmovers & Excavators2 min. leídosTechnology & Engineering
Road Works
The HMK110CS roller is based around high performance, versatility and productivity, and provides easy and comfortable operation for the user, says Hidromek of its latest product addition. The company says that the roller delivers outstanding performa
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