Archive for 'Machinery and Equipment'


Australian Earthmoving Magazine News: South Island contractor says a quality machine is a sound investment. Since 2011 Terex® equipment has been an integral part of the earthmoving equipment fleet of McDonough Contracting Ltd. “Our Terex TC37 mini excavator is a well designed and manufactured machine. Its superior build becomes very obvious when compared with equipment […]


Australian Earthmoving Magazine News: The superior handling, versatility and driver comfort offered by Toyota forklifts has prompted a West Australian freight company to run a Toyota-only fleet at its busy transport depots. Clarkson Freightlines services the mid-west region of WA and operates out of its Greenough depot near Geraldton and a new facility at Forrestfield […]

Terex Trucks ‘stronger together’ as part of Volvo

Australian Earthmoving News: With a new name, new owner and a new commitment to customers, products and dealers, the new-look Terex Trucks remains committed to the long haul, says MD Paul Douglas. The newly-named Terex Trucks is committed to its customers, products and dealers, claims the company’s longstanding managing director Paul Douglas in a confident […]

Keech urges owners to manage GET costs

Australian Earthmoving News: The need for quarry operators and contractors to consider the importance of quality and regular inspections in managing the whole of life cost of Ground Engaging Tools (GET) was recently highlighted by Mark Adams, territory and export manager at Keech Australia. Admitting that in tough times there was pressure to reduce costs, […]


Australian Earthmoving Magazine News: Takeuchi Manufacturing Co Ltd of Japan has produced its 250,000th unit at its Murukami plant in Nagano, Japan. Akio Takeuchi, president of Takeuchi manufacturing company, said it has taken 43 years to reach this remarkable milestone since the company produced the first mini excavator in 1971. “The commitment and dedication of […]

Value means product plus service and support

Australian Earthmoving Magazine News: A successful company is one that delivers value for money to its clients – and receives value for money from its suppliers, according to James Howard from Queensland company Annejeda, which has a fleet of Hyundai machines backed by a service agreement. Annejeda was founded in Roma more than 30 years […]

Proactive maintenance leads to business growth

Australian Earthmoving Magazine News: Queensland-based civil pipework contractors MCQ Group has big plans to increase its footprint of operations, and a new fleet management plan from JCB CEA is playing a key role in making it happen. Established in 1988, MCQ has worked on every type of contract from high-profile, large-scale resource projects to local […]

New home for Kobelco’s longest-serving dealer

Australian Earthmoving Magazine news: Kobelco’s longest serving dealer, Chesterfield Australia (formerly known as CA Construction), has increased their service and storage capacity while quickening delivery times for their Kobelco customers by moving into a new, purpose-designed facility. Chesterfield Australia has relocated their flagship Brisbane operation to Freeman Road in Richlands, QLD, which offers a better […]


Australian Earthmoving Magazine News: Semco Equipment Sales has been appointed distributor for New Holland Construction Equipment (CE) for Sydney, Newcastle, Queanbeyan and Goulburn. With the exception of Newcastle, Semco already distributes New Holland Agriculture equipment. “This arrangement will complement the existing Semco equipment range by allowing us to offer a wider variety of products at […]

Adelaide Recycler Leads the Way

Australian Earthmoving Magazine News: Adelaide-based car recycler U Pull It Auto Recyclers (Upullit) has seen a 20 – 30 per cent improvement in saleable recovery after purchasing Kobelco SK135 Multi Car Dismantlers as part of its long-term business growth strategy. The key to the improved recycling recovery has been the efficiency of the mechanical dismantling, […]


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