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Two latest Komatsu ADTs feature advanced transmission system powered by low-emission Tier 4 engines

Australian Earthmoving News: Komatsu has released two new s, the 28-tonne capacity HM300-5 and 40-tonne capacity HM400-5, both powered by low-emission Tier 4 Final engines and featuring Komatsu’s advanced truck transmission system. The 28 tonne capacity HM300-5 is powered by Komatsu’s SAA6D125E-7 engine rated at 242 kW net, while the 40 tonne HM400-5 is powered […]

For Anthony Reid of AJR Earthmoving, life in the dirt just keeps getting better.

Australian Earthmoving Magazine News: Since deciding to go it alone in late 2017 after building more than 15 years of experience in the earthmoving industry, Anthony has no regrets. “I started out as a survey assistant when I left school, then I moved up to be a pipe layer with a well-known construction company for […]

Prices pick performance and service for excavator purchase.

Australian Earthmoving News: When Rebecca and Matt Price were looking for the new mini excavator that would kick them off on their new dry-hire business venture, MRP Hire, they expected their chief considerations to be price and quality. But as well as purchasing a quality machine, it was the exceptional level of customer care they […]

Next generation Bobcat excavators feature design, performance and comfort enhancements

Australian Earthmoving Magazine News: Bobcat Company has enhanced its industry-leading compact excavators with the all-new, next generation R-Series excavators. Featuring a bold, distinct design, R-Series excavators will help boost operator productivity and comfort, as well as machine uptime protection. The first R-Series excavators to land in spring will include the Bobcat® E32 and E35 in […]


Australian Earthmoving Magazine News: National forklift market leader Toyota Material Handling Australia (TMHA) was a major presence at this month’s Megatrans exhibition in Melbourne, with a display demonstrating the Toyota BT Optio “Autopilot” driverless forklift. The TMHA display at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre covered two, 72 square-metre stands and doubled as a flagship […]


Australian Earthmoving Magazine News: The curved corners on their B Series Skid Steers provide a wider, less obstructed view of the worksite and a solid “corner to corner” view of the bucket, blade, fork or other attachment being used. Intelligent use of complex shapes adds another important benefit – reduced noise levels inside the cab. […]

Level with the best.

Australian Earthmoving Magazine News: Detailed Earthworks…love it or hate it…are part of most civil projects nowadays. Tight car parks with complicated drainage, domed sporting fields, light rail, foot paths/cycleways, to name a few, are possibly the sections of the job you aren’t looking forward to. These tasks have previously been painstakingly slow and expensive. Many […]

Latest Komatsu Dash 8 wheel loaders cut operating costs through better fuel efficiency, higher productivity

Australian Earthmoving Magazine News: Komatsu Australia has released two new WA270-8– the WA270-8 and WA320-8 – both powered with Tier 4-compliant low emission engine technology, and delivering improved fuel efficiency, higher productivity, and reduced owning and operating costs. The WA270-8 – replacing the WA250PZ-6 – is powered by a Komatsu SAA6D107E-3 engine rated at 111 […]

Kobelco’s new Tier 4 excavator gives a competitive edge

Australian Earthmoving Magazine News: Pro-Dig Earthworks, a Launceston-based professional excavating service, is the first company to take delivery of the new Kobelco midi-excavator SK135SR-5 and it’s already giving them a boost over their competitors. “A big plus is that it’s got the new Tier 4 Final engine – a good green tick for the larger […]


Australian Earthmoving Magazine News: The new L260H wheel loader from Volvo Construction Equipment is a true global two-pass loader that is purpose-built to take on the toughest jobs, ensuring optimum performance, profitability and a 10% fuel efficiency improvement.   Introducing the L260H, the latest addition to Volvo Construction Equipment’s H-Series range designed for heavy-duty applications. […]


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