Test Drives

  • Volvo

    VOLVO ECR305C & ECR50D

    When power, performance and accessibility come hand in hand. Words // Ian Edwards The machinery and products have certainly changed a lot over the years at Volvo. In fact, the very...

  • Kobelco

    Kobelco SK300LC-10

    Bridging the gap between the SK260 and SK330, Kobelco’s newest Generation 10 excavator is a powerful, fuel-efficient, easy-to-transport machine that can handle everything from civil works and vegetation management to bulk...

  • Bobcat

    BOBCAT T595 Track Loader

    The T595 is set to further strengthen the Bobcat® brand’s dominance in the compact construction equipment space. In the animal kingdom, the bobcat is known for its speed, agility and aggression,...

  • Doosan

    Doosan Dx380LC-3 Excavator

    Doosan’s story in Australia is about timing, and productivity. Little wonder Daniel Blanch from Advanced Civil Solutions has decided to expand his fleet with Doosan. The evolution of construction equipment over...

  • Bobcat

    BOBCAT® 418 Excavator

    The evolution of earthmoving equipment has seen technological advancements and safety initiatives that the majority of us couldn’t have fathomed a decade ago. As mining equipment got bigger and construction equipment...

  • LiuGong

    LiuGong 856H Wheel Loader

    Words // Ian Edwards Images // Jamie Gray Comfortable and offering great visibility in a rock solid machine, LiuGong’s 856H is ready for work. Stability is a big concern with loaders....

  • Bobcat

    BOBCAT® E17 and E20 Excavators

    Images www.shed11.com.au   BOBCAT® E17 EXCAVATOR The Bobcat® brand has long been synonymous with the skid steer loader market, which is unsurprising when you consider that Bobcat Company invented the skid...

  • New Holland

    NEW HOLLAND E18B

    Here’s a small excavator with a very big heart and a work capacity to match. Words // Sean Richardson Images // www.Sassy-Jane.Com.Au New Holland’s E18B is a conventional tail swing excavator...

  • CAT

    CAT® F Series Excavators

    CATERPILLAR has set the benchmark high with its new f series excavators. Earthmoving equipment magazine put the 323F and 336F XE through their paces and came away very impressed. The technology...

  • BOBCAT® T590 COMPACT TRACK LOADER

    Independently Test Driven by Earthmoving Equipment Magazine In life, there are no short cuts. In order to master a skill, you’ve got to do the work. The more you practice something...

  • Schaffer 3550 Articulated Loader

    Independently Test Driven by Earthmoving Equipment Magazine Built in Germany from quality components, there is no messing about when you’re in the presence of the tough Schaffer 3550 Articulated Loader! Our...

  • WACKER NEUSON EW100 WHEELED EXCAVATOR

    Independently Test Driven by Earthmoving Equipment Magazine In the past couple of decades, we’ve witnessed some amazing advancements in our industry. Not only with construction methodologies and the scale of the...

  • Kobelco SK210LC

    Independently Test Driven by Earthmoving Equipment Magazine Class-leading economy and high work performance are the hallmarks of the new Kobelco Generation 10 range, and the SK210LC is an excellent example. The...

  • New Holland L220 Skid Steer Loader

    By Earthmoving Equipment Magazine The first New Holland skid steer loader was produced in 1972, however the New Holland Company has been around for more than 12 decades, originating in the...

  • Wacker Neuson 14504 Compact Excavator – Test Driven

    By Earthmoving Equipment Magazine April 2016 Some of history’s most notable figures were ‘different’ to the mainstream, their faces immediately recognisable due to their brilliance and individuality. Similarly, the Wacker Neuson...

  • Case TR320 Compact Track Loader – Test Driven

    By Earthmoving Equipment Magazine April 2016 If you’re somebody who appreciates well-engineered machinery, you’ve probably got an eye for quality. But if there’s one thing that’s more important than build quality,...

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