Machinery News

Eden Project turns to electric machinery

Volvo CE electric machinery is helping expand the Eden Project site in Cornwall, UK with the development of a new nursery

Vögele pavers build Japanese race track

On a racing circuit in Japan a set of Vögele pavers have been used to lay the asphalt

Four in one capability with the JCB Teleskid

Covering aspects of a forklift, a telescopic handler, a compact loader and a skid steer loader, the JCB Teleskid is a versatile machine for lifting and carrying

Sunward the easy choice for Euchuca Civil Construction

For Echuca Civil Construction owner Luke Polomka, the standout performance of his Sunward machinery, and the support he receives from Lynfield Mini X, means that for future machinery purchases Sunward will always be front of mind

Top tips for producing quality aggregates

By using the right processing equipment, everybody can produce quality aggregates

Fleck Group adds Rokbak RA30 to ‘one-stop shop’ fleet

With rapid expansion over the past two years and the aim to be a one-stop shop for Sydney’s construction industry, Fleck Group is continuing to grow its fleet with another Rokbak RA30 articulated dump truck from Porter Group

Hidromek for Hazell Bros

Earlier this year Hazell Bros expanded its fleet with a Hidromek HMK 500 LCHD from Onetrak. Tackling heavy ground as part of a hydro scheme upgrade in Tasmania, the 52-tonne excavator has impressed its operator with its comfort and power

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NSW launches silica safety blitz

A six-month silica safety campaign is underway to highlight the dangers of silica dust in tunnelling and construction

Position Partners to rebrand as Aptella

The intelligent positioning and automation solutions provider has announced a new name for the new year

Smart 3D printed concrete

Melbourne universities have been researching the use of graphene oxide to strengthen 3D printed concrete and enable the monitoring of cracks

Komatsu acquires iVolve

Komatsu is expanding its fleet management capabilities with the acquisition of Australian developer iVolve

Eden Project turns to electric machinery

Volvo CE electric machinery is helping expand the Eden Project site in Cornwall, UK with the development of a new nursery

Regional workers get homes boost

Vic government announces Regional Worker Accommodation Fund for housing project grants

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Business Features

Reducing bushfire risk with Diamond Mowers

When looking to manage bushfire risks on rural properties, there are many options available with the Diamond Mowers range from Colbrook Industries – whether you run a whole fleet of machinery or own just one skid steer

Complete control with Hastings Deering HD360

There’s no more waiting on the phone to access customer service, with Hastings Deering’s new HD360 digital platform putting your Cat machine data, parts ordering, invoicing and credit information safely in the palm of your hand

Kaeser Compressors celebrates employee milestones

Kaeser Compressors is acknowledging the service of two employees this year as they celebrate spending 30 years with the company


Women in Industry Awards 2024

The 2024 iteration of the Women in Industry Awards is now open for nominations

Porter Hire to open new Dalby branch

The Hon David Littleproud MP will officially open Porter Hire’s new expanded facility in Dalby on November 10

Bobcat releases E40 compact excavator

As well as the expansion of the compact excavator range, Bobcat has renamed several of its models

Industry News

Wiggins and Batchelor take on Volvo hybrid excavator

Working on a wide range of earthmoving projects in Tasmania poses some exciting challenges. Needing a reliable machine that could rise to any occasion, family business Wiggins and Batchelor turned to CJD Equipment and a Volvo EC300E hybrid excavator

CCF releases infrastructure review response

CCF pushes back against the new 50/50 funding rule and queries the $500 million threshold

Driving change in the construction industry – Lisa Martello

For HKA infrastructure delivery director and National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) board director Lisa Martello, a career in project management has fuelled her desire to be the change she wants to see in the construction industry

Delays continue with the infrastructure review

The ongoing delays to the 90-day review will have ongoing impacts on the ability of Queensland to meet its infrastructure needs in future

Safe Work Australia releases WHS tool

The Know Your Duties tool has been designed to provide work health and safety information for the construction industry