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Top construction equipment suppliers to gather this week in Sydney

Australian Earthmoving News: With rapid construction growth and the emergence of new technologies, it’s essential to bring the industry together to update everyone on what’s next, where the opportunities lie, what you can do to reduce costs and increase efficiencies, and what new products and technologies are available. This week more than 100 major civil […]

How the supply chain impacts mega projects

How the supply chain impacts mega projects

Australian Earthmoving News: Mega projects — construction of infrastructure projects valued at over $1 billion — represent an impressive new benchmark for the civil construction industry. Early contractor and supply chain involvement is critical to a mega project’s success, according to Lindsay Le Compte, Executive Director of the Australian Constructors Association (ACA). As the Executive […]



Australian Earthmoving News: Okubo Drives is well known to the concrete industry for use in mini mixers in the 2 ½ to 3 cubic metre range.  The model PK24 Okubo gear drive was developed for Japanese mini mixers in the 1970s. Represented in Australia by Australian Pump Industries, the drive can be found on hundreds […]

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 […]

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 […]

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:   It is over 60,000 cubic metres of limestone that the MB Crusher bucket is crushing in Qatar. The BF90.3 crusher bucket has been working day and night in one of the capital’s largest sites in Barwa City (Doha). This is the second stage of the construction of Oryx International School, […]

Komatsu sets up new market innovation team

Komatsu sets up new market innovation team

Australian Earthmoving Magazine News: Komatsu Australia has established a new management team focusing on market innovation, building on the company’s successful implementation of information communications technology to take advantage of Komatsu’s developing technologies and innovations, so it can drive further customer benefits. Taking on the newly created position of Komatsu Australia’s General Manager – Market […]

Hire or buy: which is better for you?

Australian Earthmoving Magazine News: Choosing the right equipment is essential for construction businesses, but working out whether to hire or buy is also important, according to JCB CEA National Major Accounts Manager Owen Parker. Owen says the decision about hiring versus buying needs to be based on a range of factors, like how soon the […]


Australian Earthmoving Magazine News: From skid steers to compact excavators, compact http://artsandhealth.ie/xenical/ track loader and compact wheel loaders, when it comes to Case Construction, smaller can also mean better.   Increased comfort and safety For example, with a 1000kg operating load and a 61kW engine, the Case SR220 Skid Steer Loader is built tough with […]


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