Archive for 'Machinery and Equipment'


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, […]

Harrybilt Engineering continues growth path

Harrybilt Engineering & Welding Services, specialists in the design and manufacture of , Rail Maintenance and sleeper handling equipment, will now stock a range of Doherty couplers and attachments, allowing them to deliver a wider range of products and services to all customers.  Having worked closely with Doherty Couplers & Attachments for the past five […]

Kobelco and Loadex keeping faith

In the hire and rental business, margins are tight and every dollar counts, so Gary Singleton, founder of Loadex Hire, seeks out equipment that is highly fuel efficient to help manage costs. According to Gary, Kobelco excavators are tougher than nails, but easy on the wallet, and he has recently ordered 18 new machines. Originally […]

Bobcat launches Bobcat® M-Series 500 platform loaders

Australian Earthmoving Magazine News: Bobcat Company has announced the launch of its Bobcat® M-Series 500 skid-steer loaders and compact track loaders in Australia and New Zealand. The versatile new range boasts superior durability, comfort and reliability and replaces the popular K series machines. The range includes the S510 (replacing the S150), the S530 (replacing the […]

Tips on choosing the best wheel loader for your operation

Australian Earthmoving Magazine News: Wheel loaders are an essential part of the fleet for organisations like councils or waste management facilities, but choosing the right model can be challenging, according to Greg Sealey, National Product Manager, Materials Handling Manager for JCB Construction Equipment Australia. “There are many factors to consider when choosing a wheel loader […]


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