One of Western Australia's largest "paddock-to-plate" potato suppliers, Beta Spuds, has made a large investment in improving its production reliability by outright-purchasing nine new Toyota forklifts. Located in the Perth suburb of Mandogalup, Beta Spuds purchased seven 32-8FG20 and two 32-8FG30 Toyota forklifts in December 2020,...
Fortescue Metals Group has marked an important milestone for its Pilbara operations, exporting over 1.5 billion tonnes of iron ore since it was first established in 2003. It comes less than three years after the Company celebrated shipping its...
Tigercat has introduced new features on its powerful RemoteLog and LogOn telematics system. New text messaging Using the same satellite connection as RemoteLog, machine operators or technicians may now send and receive simple text messages when no cellular mobile network is...
A track loader is the one machine that can do it all – clear, load, dig, carry, fill, and more – even in tough or slick ground conditions. The new Cat 953 Track Loader combines great versatility with up...
Engineered to work with excavators between 21 and 50 tonnes, 100,000 Max Earth Drill provides 100,000Nm of torque and 15RPM. The 100K Max is geared for high torque applications including, but not limited to, screw pile/anchor installation, large diameter...
Kubota includes the all-new Kubota SVL97-2 Compact Track Loader to its line-up. Replacing the SVL95-2s that brought users bucket breakout force, lifting capacity, a front sliding window and ergonomic operator cabins, the SVL97-2 keeps those same features and specifications while...
With over 20 years of expert civil construction work behind them, the team from Diamond Excavators has recently stepped into the next generation of Caterpillar machinery with the purchase of a 320 excavator. Purchased in January 2021, Shane Poole added the new machine...
Epiroc, a productivity and sustainability partner for the mining and infrastructure industries, has won a significant order from Rio Tinto for mining equipment to be used in the company’s iron ore mines in the Pilbara region in Australia. Rio Tinto,...
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A bold move by a Western Australian Local Government has resulted in a threefold increase in the collection of waste metal from its landfill facility and contributed to the increased life span of the site. The Town of Port Hedland (Town) devised...
Bridgestone announces strategic growth investments based on mid-term business plan acquiring Otraco OTR Tyre Management Solutions Business from Downer. Bridgestone Corporation (Bridgestone) announced that its group company Bridgestone Mining Solutions Australia has entered an agreement to acquire Otraco International Pty...
When the Australian gas market demanded a new reliable sub-four litre engine to power its wellheads, Kubota delivered. The new Kubota WG2503-N-E3 and WG3800-N-E3 engines run on natural gas and feature a low-maintenance coil-on-plug ignition system. The WG engines have...
Produce your building material, using your heavy equipment, wherever the job site is located. This is the easiest solution for many companies now that procurement is becoming more complex, expensive and it takes longer. It is also the practical solution...
Annual planning is just what it says – something you need to do every single year. But don’t panic. Annual planning doesn’t have to be intimidating. The most difficult part of planning is simply taking time out from your...
The National Measurement Institute (NMI) advises that industrial scales should be calibrated every 6-12 months depending on the stresses applied to the scale, or after major hydraulic work is completed on the scale. This is for maintaining accuracy, fairness,...
A lot has changed for Shaw Contracting since James Alan Hope Shaw started operating the business out of the tiny rural town of Whitemore, Tasmania, some 80 years ago. Shaw’s Asset Manager, Jason Spotswood, shares that the company started off providing agricultural...
The R 928 G8 crawler excavator is a completely new model, developed and produced by Liebherr-France SAS in Colmar. The new model positioned between the R 926 G8 and the R 930 G8 complements the current Generation 8 series,...
Connecting and disconnecting an Avant original attachment from an Avant compact loader is simple and easy. This video provides instructions for a safe connect/disconnect. With over 200 attachments the Avant loader is a versatile multipurpose mini loader that can be...