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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 […]

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 […]

Komatsu’s biggest-ever product launch: 25 new low emission machines

Australian Earthmoving News: Komatsu’s rollout of new low-emission, more fuel-efficient engines that comply with US Tier 4 Final emissions regulations has seen it launch an unprecedented 25 new machines across excavators, loaders, trucks and graders – the largest in its history. All feature Komatsu’s new generation Tier 4 Final-compliant engines, which incorporate unique Komatsu technology […]


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 […]

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 […]

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Kobelco’s GEOSCAN makes remote management easy

Australian Earthmoving Magazine News: As remote fleet tracking and management becomes more commonplace, machine owners and fleet managers are looking for systems that not only provide the right data but are easy to use, says Kobelco’s General Manager – Sales & Service, Doug McQuinn. Kobelco has a long history of remote monitoring technology after launching […]

Position Partners launches AllDayRTK Australia-wide CORS network with free 30-day trial

Precision solutions specialist Position Partners has launched AllDayRTK, a national network RTK solution across Australia providing flexible, subscription-based services for the surveying, GIS, civil construction, mining and precision farming industries. AllDayRTK is a Continuously Operating Reference Station (CORS) network. CORS networks offer a number of advantages over traditional base station operation, including reduced setup time, […]

London calling: 105 Topcon total stations chosen for Europe’s largest construction project

Topcon Positioning Systems (TPS) has received an order for more than 100 high precision robotic total stations for London’s massive Crossrail project – one of the single largest orders for total stations ever recorded. The Crossrail project will provide new east-west rail connections underneath Central London, complementing the Thameslink Programme, the north-south route through London. […]

Hi-Mates going strong in the Aussie Market

With the introduction of Hyundai’s new Dash 9 series into the Australian market in 2009, Hyundai Construction Equipment Australia (HCEA) has sold hundreds of units with strong growth expected to continue, despite the economic slowdown.


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