Earthmovers & Excavators1 min lettiComputers
Crushing It
The newly-launched Bison 120 jaw crusher from EvoQuip features a new fuel-efficient Deutz 2.2 L3 Stage V engine, larger crusher drive motor and adjustable belt tensioner. The Bison 120 also offers a programmable logic controller with push button cont
Earthmovers & Excavators1 min lettiIntelligence (AI) & Semantics
Neighbourhood Watch
The team at PRM Engineering Services is known for its innovative and flexible approach to safety solutions in the mobile machinery arena. Sentinel Vision AI uses the latest in artificial intelligence and pedestrian recognition technology to keep pede
Earthmovers & Excavators3 min lettiTechnology & Engineering
It’s Show Time!
Damian Long, CEO CCF QLD For many years, the Civil Contractors Federation Queensland (CCF QLD) has felt there was a gap in the market when it came to exhibitions and field days for the civil construction industry in Queensland. To address this gap, C
Earthmovers & Excavators2 min lettiTechnology & Engineering
Power Saver
Currently in stock around Australia, the EC250E and EC300E are part of Volvo Construction Equipment’s (Volvo CE’s) new E series of excavators. The biggest drawcard for the EC250E and EC300E is their greater fuel efficiency; delivering 10 per cent mor
Earthmovers & Excavators1 min lettiTechnology & Engineering
Cobraequipment Sales
Phone: 07 3379 9419 Website: Mobile: 0437 007 111 Email: 13.7 tonne with Cummins 6CTA8.3 C145 engine (Cummins Australia warranty), full powershift transmission, choice of blades, straight
Earthmovers & Excavators2 min lettiTechnology & Engineering
Countdown TO DIESEL DIRT & TURF 2021
The Expo managers and exhibitors are all geared up and excited to welcome visitors and new exhibitors to the recently refurbished Expo site at the Western Sydney Dragway. Australia’s state borders are open, the population is gradually becoming vaccin
Earthmovers & Excavators3 min lettiTechnology & Engineering
Versatile Addition
Kobelco has unveiled the new SK380SRLC excavator – the world’s first short radius excavator in the 35-tonne segment. The 37-tonne machine will be the heaviest limited tail swing excavator in the market to enter the 35-tonne class, and will offer oper
Earthmovers & Excavators1 min lettiTechnology & Engineering
Action Packed
FlipScreen is the world’s best high volume, patented, screening bucket that inexpensively and efficiently screens any material, on-site, for any industry, states FlipScreen. The FlipScreen is made to suit any size of excavator, loader, skid steer or
Earthmovers & Excavators2 min lettiTechnology & Engineering
Weight Lifter
In a new update to the L550 and L556 XPower wheel loader series, German manufacturer Liebherr has improved engine capabilities and equipment performance, along with overhauling the working hydraulics. The updates aim to provide operators with an enha
Earthmovers & Excavators2 min lettiTechnology & Engineering
Clear Cut
A revolutionary new ‘transparent’ front bucket system has been launched by Doosan Infracore Europe to increase safety by eliminating blind spots from the wheel loader operator’s viewpoint. The transparent bucket is a system that allows the wheel load
Earthmovers & Excavators4 min letti
Expansion PLAN
A vital component of the Dixon group of companies, Dixon LGR, is going from strength to strength in the ever-busy metropolitan Sydney market, supplying sand and sandstone products to a growing array of customers. With an expanding portfolio of busine
Earthmovers & Excavators2 min lettiTechnology & Engineering
In The Mix
The RM400 rotary mixer will replace the RM300 in Cat’s range, with a raft of improvements to help contractors work in both soil stabilisation and full-depth reclamations. Powered by a Cat C9.3 engine, the RM400 provides 417 horsepower (311kW) and, de
Earthmovers & Excavators2 min lettiTechnology & Engineering
Strength To Strength
Based in the Perth suburb of Welshpool, Modern Motor Trimmers started out specialising in vehicle seats - but today owner Garry Spouge spends half his time refurbishing larger mining machinery. “Those vehicles get a very hard life and routinely need
Earthmovers & Excavators1 min letti
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Earthmovers & Excavators1 min lettiTechnology & Engineering
Healthy Balance
Forest Centre’s product stable of attachments has steadily grown from its origins in dedicated forest harvesting and haulage equipment, today covering a huge range of working tasks and machine sizes for contractors both in and out of the forest. For
Earthmovers & Excavators1 min lettiTechnology & Engineering
Seventh Heaven
Cat’s new dozer, the D7, can move eight per cent more material per hour than its predecessor, Caterpillar says of its latest release. The D7 also provides six per cent more weight, 12 per cent more horsepower (265hp or 197kW) and 10 per cent more bla
Earthmovers & Excavators2 min lettiTechnology & Engineering
Moving On Up
Sureweld started out in 1976 as a small welding and fabrication business mainly servicing the agricultural industry and based in Lilydale, Victoria. But since developing an aluminium loading ramp concept for a few machine operators in the early 1980s
Earthmovers & Excavators1 min lettiTechnology & Engineering
Upgraded Range
A new high-end model has also been introduced to the Navara line-up. Known as the Pro-4X, it is available as a dual cab pickup with manual or automatic transmission. Navara’s range has been simplified to four grades and is available in single, king o
Earthmovers & Excavators2 min lettiEconomics
Events Calendar
Diesel Dirt & Turf is Australia’s premier earthmoving industry event that continues to attract support from all market sectors in earthmoving, infrastructure, residential development, public works and public space management. With a new location at S
Earthmovers & Excavators2 min letti
Flat Out
Precision engineered to sit at exactly the correct angle, and with a patented flat base design, the Rhino screed batter bucket is renowned among operators for making batters faster and easier to complete. Kerfab, which acquired Rhino Buckets & Attach
Earthmovers & Excavators1 min letti
Community Spirit
Based in Wauchope, near Port Macquarie on New South Wales’ mid-north coast, Excavator Parts has experienced bushfires and flooding in the area in addition to the COVID-19 pandemic. But, according to Excavator Parts director Peter Jilg, it has been th
Earthmovers & Excavators3 min letti
THE ULTIMATE experience
No stone is being left unturned to ensure that visitors to this year’s Brisbane Truck Show have a healthy and safe experience. If there’s anywhere you would want to be when events kick back into life, it is in Brisbane. Even if you have never been be
Earthmovers & Excavators2 min lettiTechnology & Engineering
Mean Machine
Colbrook Industries says its new dedicated mulcher is a solid middle ground between the two most popular mulching options available on the Australian market – and the Lamtrac 6160T is anything but average. Lamtrac is a Canadian company that has been
Earthmovers & Excavators2 min lettiTechnology & Engineering
Civil Service
The earthmoving industry is filled with interesting stories of multi-generational businesses. In most cases, the younger generation has followed in the footsteps of their father and grandfather, with the young operators growing up in trucks and opera
Earthmovers & Excavators1 min lettiComputers
Big Data
The shift to incorporate CMS into MyKomatsu – the company’s online customer portal – will see increased functionality for users and provide them a more user-friendly interface for dealing with Komatsu. Komatsu national manager – condition monitoring,
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Searching For A Used Caterpillar?
On search for ‘Caterpillar’ or by name, type or type the TA or DIY code shown here into the keyword search field. 2006 CATERPILLAR 815F. Equipped with ROPS AC cab, feet 80%, 12,500hrs • VIC 0455 339 033 CATERPILLAR 815F. Compa
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Wish List
A list of priority projects released by independent government advisory body Infrastructure Australia has been praised by transport and construction groups. Infrastructure Australia’s list is divided into four sections – high priority projects, prior
Earthmovers & Excavators3 min lettiTechnology & Engineering
Gold Nugget
As the old saying goes, ‘Good things come in small packages’ and the new Caterpillar 815K compactor is no exception. Powered with the responsive fuel efficient CAT 7.1 engine with ACERT technology (the fuel system allows for multiple injections each
Earthmovers & Excavators2 min letti
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 lettiTechnology & 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
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