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Australian Earthmoving Magazine News: JCB today moved to support the relief effort in earthquake-hit Nepal with the donation of diggers and electrical power generators worth around US$1 million (AU$1.25million). samsung custodia s8 Ten backhoe loaders were made available immediately to the Nepalese Army and are now at work in the areas worst hit by the […]

LOADER BACKHOES HELP REDUCE LANDFILL- Waste processor reaches deep to retrieve recyclables

Australian Earthmoving Magazine News: Major waste management contractor, SITA Australia has added fleet of seven Terex® TLB 850 loader backhoes at its waste transfer stations across metropolitan Sydney. custodia samsung David Muir, Sydney Transfer Station Manager at SITA Australia said, “Safety, speed, mobility and durability are very important for us. We have used earlier Terex […]

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 […]

World’s fastest backhoe to set speed record in Australia

Australian Earthmoving Magazine News: The famous JCB GT Backhoe loader is scheduled to make a rare appearance in Australia this October where it will set a world record and officially become the world’s fastest earthmover. samsung custodia outlet The 1,000 horsepower JCB GT is a unique ‘one-off’ machine powered by a supercharged Chevrolet V8 big […]

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 […]


Australian Earthmoving Magazine News: Eireka Pty Ltd continues its Spring 2013 offers with FREE ATTACHMENTS with selected telehandler purchases. huawei custodia outlet Customers can benefit from savings and value for money by choosing from a range of offers that include free general purpose, 4 in 1 and grain buckets, lifting jibs and hay forks. custodia […]

Komatsu donates flood-damaged equipment for apprentice training

Komatsu donates flood-damaged equipment for apprentice training

More than half a million dollars’ worth of Komatsu machinery damaged in the 2011 Queensland floods has been remediated and donated to training organisations as a learning tool for Australian apprentices. Now, more than two years after the flood, Komatsu has given back to the construction and mining industries by donating the remediated machinery to […]

Komatsu enhances Komplimentary Maintenance program to cover full construction range

Komatsu Australia has announced significant enhancements to its “Komplimentary Maintenance” program, with scheduled maintenance coverage expanded from excavators and wheel loaders to now include its entire range of new construction machines as well as selected utility models. Designed to further reduce the owning and operating costs of Komatsu equipment, “Komplimentary Maintenance” provides free scheduled maintenance […]


  New design improves productivity   The much anticipated Terex® TLB890 backhoe loader gets a starring role among more than 20 Terex Construction machines on the company’s stand at bauma (F7. 710/711). Distinguished by its curved boom design, the TLB890 features a high pressure (250 bar) hydraulic system providing high tearout forces and fast cycle […]

Safety has always been an important consideration for mines and other operations that utilise heavy equipment. Earlier this year the West Australian Department of Mines and Petroleum issued a safety bulletin highlighting the inherent danger of traditionally designed skid steer loaders, advising that the front entry point created the possibility of serious injury for operators. […]


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