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Get prepared for Diesel Dirt & Turf 2024

Diesel Dirt & Turf will once again return to Sydney Dragway for a three-day event on April 12–14

Diesel Dirt & Turf returns to Sydney this Friday, bringing exhibitors from across the earthmoving industry into one place.

Friday 12 April will see Pickles once again undertaking a live equipment auction on the site from 1pm with around 100 lots scheduled to go under the hammer, covering mining, quarrying and construction equipment, forklifts and access equipment, mowers and farm utility vehicles.

Items donated by Semco Equipment will be auctioned off to raise money for The Children’s Hospital at Westmead, including a Toro riding lawn mower valued at $4,500, a Toro push mower valued at $2,000, a $2,500 Honda generator and a $2,500 Dynavac compaction plate.

Takeuchi and Semco are sponsoring this year’s National Operator Excavator Champion event, with a live operator challenge taking place at the show. Each day the best operator will receive $1,000 in prize money.

Also on the site will be a demo area for live demonstrations of machinery as well as a wide variety of food and drink options for attendees.

With over 160 companies already signed up, here are a couple of names to keep an eye out for:

CJD Equipment will have the new Volvo ECR25D electric excavator on site. Image: CJD Equipment

CJD Equipment

CJD Equipment, the Australian distributor of Volvo and SDLG equipment, will have a selection of machines on site, including the new Volvo ECR25D electric excavator. There will also be the EWR170E wheeled excavator, ECR145 short swing excavator, EC300E excavator, ECR58F compact excavator and L70H2 wheel loader from Volvo alongside several items from the SDLG range: the ER616F mini excavator, ER636FL mini excavator, E660FL mini excavator and L938HS H-series wheel loader. Visit Stand #D11 for more info.

ITR Pacific

Earthmoving machinery parts supplier ITR Pacific will be on site with its Track Group, three different sizes of rubber tracks, its off-road tyre range and a suite of final drive, ripper shank and excavator bucket products and tools. Also on the stand will be an engine rebuilt with ITR parts and a Just Easy Tools forklift. Visit Stand #L2 for more info.


Doherty Couplers and Attachments will be displaying its range of machinery attachments for construction, demolition, quarrying and mining. Key products include the manufacturer’s DH D-Lock coupler range, DH D-Lock Tilt coupler range and Powerdig bucket range as well as a variety of other bucket options. Visit Stand #D9 for more info.


NSW distributor of construction and agricultural implements Ag-Pride will be showcasing its range of Berti mulcher attachments designed for excavators in the three to 10-tonne range. Diesel Dirt & Turf will provide a snapshot of the extensive Italian-built range of mulcher heads that are designed to cover everything from roadside vegetation management to pasture clearance. Visit Stand #A13 for more info.

Ag-Pride will have a range of mulcher and mower heads for excavators. Image: Prime Creative Media


The National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) will be in the demo area of the site this year, so if you’re checking out the diggers pop by and say hi. With the aim of promoting and supporting women to join and build their careers within the construction industry, have a chat with the team to find out more about upcoming events and how industry conditions can be improved for all workers, irrespective of gender. Visit the demo area for more info.


Onetrak is bringing a selection of Hidromek machinery to DDT, including the HMK210 wheeled excavator, HMK310 tracked excavator, HMK600 motor grader, HMK62T backhoe and HMK130 roller, as well as an Anaconda DF410 scalping screen. Visit Stand #D4 for more info.

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Onetrak is bringing a suite of Hidromek machinery to the show. Image: Onetrak
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