Thirty-five years ago, Caterpillar launched the H-series which brought the elevated sprocket or “high drive” concept to the Cat medium track-type tractors (MTTT). In May Caterpillar celebrated the production of the 175,000 elevated sprocket MTTT – an achievement of...
The global lifting sector took to social media in their droves for the first ever Global Lifting Awareness Day (GLAD) on 9 July 2020, with impressive results. The day was all about getting the whole industry and the associated supply...
Kuhn Farm Machinery has added the Agri-Longer GII to its range of hedge and grass cutting equipment. Positioned as a compact ‘go-anywhere’ farmer-owned and amenity sector machine, the Agri-Longer GII has a straight arm format with the main boom structure...
Liebherr handed over its hundred thousandth truck mixer in spring 2020. It is a HTM 905, which was picked up by the company Heinz Transportbeton Ingolstadt GmbH & Co KG. The management of Heinz had come personally to the...
The new version now features the Stage V engine and is characterised by an improved bonnet and the possibility to install a Low Profile cab. Such a restyling has allowed the Landini to be nominated for the prestigious award...
With supporting local more important than ever during the coronavirus pandemic, two Queensland companies – Hall Contracting and Atlas Heavy Engineering – have recently banded together to build one of the toughest marine digging buckets in Australia. The custom backhoe...
The Cross River Rail project, Queensland’s largest public transport project, will help create the capacity needed to meet future predicted increased demand. The Rail, Integration, and Systems (RIS) package of the Cross River Rail project is being delivered by the...
Australia HeavyQuip Journal interviewed Nikola Motor Company about the firm's recent listing at the NASDAQ stock exchange and its future operative plans. Here below is the outcome of our discussion. First of all: the NASDAQ listing was an eventful step...
The resource and construction industry are continuing to power Queensland’s economy during COVID-19 with the announcement of the Connecting Industry Conference featuring over $15 billion of projects presenting their procurement opportunities online. For the first time ever, multimillion-dollar projects from...
Hitachi Construction Machinery announced that the company will begin verification tests at an Australian mine from FY 2021 directed at the development of autonomous ultra-large hydraulic excavators for the purpose of improving future mining site safety and productivity. The remote-controlled...
The National Group comprises of leading companies in the mining, resources, transport and logistics industries. Through Wolff Mining, the National Group has expanded its range of semi-autonomous equipment, with plans to implement fully autonomous drills in the near future.   We...
Lendlease announced it has secured development approval for the Victoria Cross over station development in North Sydney – a brand new $1.2 billion commercial tower rising more than 42 stories above the future Victoria Cross metro station. The project is...
ADCO reached an engineering milestone at Pimpama Sports Hub, with the first spliced truss spanning 37 meters erected. Since beginning on site last year, ADCO has erected the roof cover over the netball center and made huge strides on courts,...
Australian owned and operated BMD has awarded approximately $20 million in contracts to Rockhampton businesses following the award of a $350+ million project to deliver part of the Carmichael Rail Network. Established over 40 years ago, BMD has a philosophy...
The Isle of Man Government has embarked on a £25 million investment project in its capital Douglas. The project, code-named MyProm, will see a complete overhaul of the popular promenade and the first reconstruction of the highway since 1935. The...
A Sunshine Coast-based company that commenced developing vehicle and equipment tracking devices just five years ago is emerging as a national and global leader in the civil construction industry after recently securing clients in New Zealand and France and...
This winter, Trelleborg Wheel Systems will be debuting the EMR 1025 all-season tyre, which delivers premium damage protection and durability while adding extra comfort. Though suitable all year round, it provides an enhanced grip on snow and ice, eliminating...
John Deere’s 6M Series tractors have been delivered to customers since January 2020. With this tractor series, John Deere delivers visibility, maneuverability, payload capacity combined with more operator comfort while reaching new performance levels. In the company’s ongoing effort to...