Earthmoving News

Bid for a good cause in the Dig for Kids Auction

Pickles is proud to host the upcoming ‘Dig for Kids’ charity auction at QLD CCF Field Days. The sale will be held on behalf of the Children’s Hospital Foundation and is supported by Hastings Deering CAT. Up for auction is a 2017 Caterpillar 311FL RR Excavator with less than 1,300 hours under its belt.  This well-maintained reduced-radius excavator boasts a 71-horsepower engine and up to 14% less fuel consumption than other machines on the market.

Thanks to Hastings Deering CAT, the winning bidder will also get a free Powertrain & Hydraulics Warranty for 12 months or 1500 hours EPP (whichever comes first) and 24 months’ use of the HD Advantage™ after sales service program. This deal only applies to non-dealer buyers in QLD and NT who have registered the excavator with Hastings Deering CAT.

View the asset up close at the biggest industrial show in QLD

The excavator is on display at the Civil Construction Field Day in Hamilton Northshore from Thursday 13th May to Saturday 15th May.  This year, visitors will also get access to the Heavy Equipment and Machinery Show and the Brisbane Truck Show.

Interested buyers can bid from anywhere in Australia using PicklesONLINE. The winning bidder will be announced at CCF Field Days at the close of auction on Saturday 15 at 12.30pm AEST.

A portion of the proceeds will go to the Children’s Hospital Foundation which supports sick children and their families all over Australia.

Auction Details

Date:     Monday 10/05/2021 11:30am – Saturday 15/05/2021 12:30pm AEST

View the asset online:–Caterpillar–311FL-RR–Excavator–Steel-Tracked-/902315937   

Register to bid:

Contact: For all enquiries please contact Grant Barrie on 0434 079 653 or email

Send this to a friend