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Australia falls short of housing accord target

  Despite a myriad of Federal Government housing initiatives, Australia is on track to fall over 110,000 homes short of …

RPA contract to CPB

  CIMIC Group company CPB Contractors has been selected by the NSW Government to deliver the design, early works and …

CJD Equipment: Big enough to trust, small enough to care

  The loyalty, commitment and ethics of the people behind CJD Equipment have helped shape the collective spirit of the …

Hitachi develops operator assist system

  Hitachi Construction Machinery has developed an operator assist system aimed at supporting the digging and loading operations of ultra-large …

Asbestos: The invisible risk in excavations

  When dealing with construction and excavation, professionals face a number of risks daily. Yet, one of the most pernicious …

CASE spreads wings with Purcher partnership

  Purcher International, as part of the McIntosh Group, has announced a partnership with CASE Construction Equipment, bringing the range …

Kobelco mini excavators small in size, big on impact

Kobelco Construction Machinery Australia has released its new range of Series 7 mini excavators.

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Komatsu: Good as gold

  Komatsu is back again as the Gold sponsor of the National Diesel Dirt & Turf Expo.
epiroc local mix

Epiroc helps break it down for Local Mix

  Local Mix provides quarrying products, recycled concrete, and mobile crushing services to clients across Victoria. And to keep business …
The Epiroc SB 302 scaller solid body breaker

Epiroc: Clearing the air

Epiroc’s water spraying systems for its range of hydraulic attachments offer a variety of efficiency and productivity benefits. But, as …
The Volvo ECR235E

Short swing, big potential: the Volvo ECR235E

How Volvo’s ECR235E short-swing excavator with Co-Pilot technology is setting new standards for precision and efficiency.

How Cat® Customer Value Agreements help Whelans Group keep costs under control

Less time organising machine maintenance means more time to focus on their business.
A Kobelco SK380XD excavator emptying a bucket of soil

Mad with power: Mad Cat and Kobelco

Jim Knight and Trevor Reynolds are Mad Cat by name, but when it comes to their earthmoving game, they take …

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PIPEBOSS: Laying pipes with safety

Dirtworx: Mapped, measured and modelled

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Cat® Next Gen excavators excel for Earthworx

  Sydney-based family earthmoving business Earthworx has evolved into a leading provider of site preparation and early works services, thanks …

Lanyonscapes: Packing a punch

  Find out why Lanyonscapes trusts Volvo Construction Equipment as the backbone of its multi-faceted business.

Heavnleigh heavy metal

  Daniel Slaghekke explains what brought him back home to Adelaide to start Heavnleigh Earthworks, where he sees the business …

Kobelco excavators fit the mould

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  Moulding Excavations has added versatility to its earthmoving operations with new additions to its fleet of Kobelco excavators – …


View the Cat® 255 compact track loader at DDT

  Visitors to next week’s Diesel Dirt & Turf Expo will be among the first in Australia to have a …

Pickles: The importance of DDT and industrial events

  Auction house Pickles says it’s time to get the engines revving in the lead-up to the National Diesel Dirt …

Komatsu: Good as gold

  Komatsu is back again as the Gold sponsor of the National Diesel Dirt & Turf Expo.

Women In Industry Awards 2024

  Following a successful 2023 event in Melbourne, the Women in Industry Awards returns for 2024, with Sydney set to …

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Pickles 2023: In the rear-view

Jetland Loading Ramps: No compromises

A Bell Tracked Carrier operating on a quarry site
CM Labs Subject Matter Expert and SIM Guide Gary James.

Enter the Vortex: CM Labs

An XCMG XE370 excavator

Ramping up: Jetland loading ramps


Maximising ROI from equipment operator training

  Scott Lidster of Australian Earth Training explains the impact of training equipment operators on return of investment (ROI).

Whitepaper on Shore Hire Shore Brace 400

  Shoring and propping specialist Shore Hire has released a whitepaper on its unique innovation, the Shore Brace 400.

Alemlube builds new Western Down Civil workshop

  Workshop and lubrication equipment specialist Alemlube recently completed a workshop installation for  Queensland-based construction company Western Down Civil.
Kyle Probert (centre) with the APT Specialists Hydraulics and Training team.

The operator’s basic guide to hydraulics

Scott Lidster reaches out to Kyle Probert from APT Specialists Hydraulics and Training for a crash course on hydraulics.
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Practical tips for safeguarding your equipment and site during down time

If it sounds familiar, it’s because it is – the holiday season continues to be a peak time for theft …