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How to best use drones in civil construction

How to best use drones in civil construction

Australian Earthmoving News: Drones have opened a new frontier of mapping and inspection possibilities for the civil construction industry, according to Nick Smith, CEO of Airsight Australia. Mr Smith has almost a decade of experience in the commercial drone industry, immersing himself in drones long before they entered the mainstream. He began development of the […]

Road Widener: Laying New Ground in Australia

Australian Earthmoving Magazine News: Road Widener LLC manufactures unique road maintenance attachments designed to significantly decrease your operating costs whilst delivering excellent performance, productivity and efficiency. Road Widener’s FH and FH-R units have recently entered the Australian market and are rapidly growing in popularity within the road construction industry. These innovative machines are the most […]


Australian Earthmoving News: Being a bucket it is an attachment that can enhance your digger to become a mobile screening plant, offering the flexibility to sift material as the need arises on site, minimising waste. This also avoids a lot of back and forth with trucks reducingprocessing time therefore giving you substantial savings in fuel, […]

New Komatsu 50 tonne excavator offers higher production, lower fuel burn

Australian Earthmoving News: Komatsu has released a new 50 tonne class excavator, the PC490LC-11, featuring a Tier 4 Final-compliant low emission engine, and delivering increased production and lower fuel consumption. Designed for heavy construction, quarrying and demolition applications, the PC490LC-11 has an operating weight of 48.7 tonnes and is powered by a Komatsu SAA6D125E-7 engine […]

More power and loads of goodies in new Takeuchi® TB225

Australian Earthmoving News: Takeuchi has released its all-new TB225 2.3 tonne mini excavator, the latest model in its mini excavator range. The machine’s 1,330 cc 16.5 kW Yanmar diesel produces 16.5 kW of power; a significant increase in performance compared with earlier comparable Takeuchi models. The TB225 is the largest machine in the market where […]

Volvo L220H Loader spearheads efficiencies in Tasmanian Timber operation.

Australian Earthmoving News: Enhanced safety with increased productivity and outstanding fuel economy gains are key reasons why Timberlink, Tasmania, specified two new Volvo wheel loaders to manage their high throughput log yard operation.   Timberlink’s modern Bell Bay operation is the only large scale, forest integrated plantation softwood Sawmilling Company located in Tasmania where they […]

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 […]

New Tier 4 mid-sized Komatsu zero-swing excavators have more power, use less fuel

Australian Earthmoving News: Komatsu has released two new low-emission zero-swing mid-size excavators, the 7.94 tonne PC78UU-10 and the 8.75 tonne PC88MR-10, delivering higher productivity and power while consuming less fuel than their predecessors. They are powered by Tier 4 Final-compliant Komatsu SAA4D95LE-6 engines, rated at 49 kW for both machines, and feature new engine and […]

Bobcat® compact excavators offer depth check

Australian Earthmoving News: If looking for proven performance, more comfort options and better design to maximise uptime, the revolutionary line-up of R-Series excavators demand attention. In addition to increased over-the-side stability, a high quality finish and unbeatable operator experience, Bobcat R-Series models can be configured with industry-exclusive features. With the help of the unique Pro […]

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 […]


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