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DIG IT, Australia's first mini excavator park for kids is officially open on Tamborine Mountain, just an hour from both Brisbane and the Gold Coast in the magnificent Scenic Rim. Kids get the chance to graduate from the sandpit to the driver’s...
One of the biggest challenges in construction and in design is how equipment, especially the type of equipment performing initial and succeeding excavations will be able to penetrate project sites with very few or narrow passageways. This is a...
In a world where sustainability and environmental protection are key, more and more contractors are turning to equipment that minimises the risk of damaging utilities during the excavation process and most of all reduces surface disruption in areas with...
CPB Contractors has reached a significant milestone as it delivers Transurban’s West Gate Tunnel Project. Tunnel Boring Machine (TBM) Vida has broken through near the entrance to the West Gate Freeway, which marks the completion of excavation for the project’s...
Toyota Material Handling Australia (TMHA), establishes its own hire fleet of machines. LH Excavations, based in Sydney, recently purchased a pair of Toyota Huski skid steer loaders as part of a business expansion that has seen it open an...
A fleet of 14 Terex Trucks TA400 articulated haulers is working in tough conditions at Malmyzh gold-copper mine, delivering great and cost-efficient production. Surrounded by picturesque countryside and soft hills, the Malmyzh mine seems an idyllic place. But this first...
Sandvik has launched an updated version of iSURE, its underground rock excavation software that provides instrumented face drilling rigs with the necessary information for optimised drilling and blasting. iSURE works with Sandvik's i-series drill rigs, providing analytics to improve...
A fleet of excavators from Volvo Construction Equipment is helping Australian civil construction and forestry company Summiitt Earthworks successfully tackle jobs that few others dare attempt. Founded in 2001 by Tim Gardner, Australian company Summiitt Earthworks...
Rhys Malcolm was just five years old when he drove his dad's excavator, ten when he first went on the job with his dad and twenty-four when he bought a new machine and started his own business, just like...
Power and precision converge with the new grade guidance technology-equipped John Deere 470G LC excavators.