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22 October 2020
THE SWISS ARMY KNIFE- REINVENTED
Brandon Whiddett's Komatsu PC220 excavator has been officially named 'The Swiss Army Knife.'
07 October 2020
MAYDAY SERVICES FOR DOWN TO EARTH MAGAZINE
Mayday... Mayday - the international radio distress call is 100 years old next year.
22 September 2020
PRECISION GUIDES DELICATE DEMOLITION
A prominent New Zealand demolition company has celebrated its 25th anniversary by successfully completing a particularly complex and culturally sensitive assignment.
03 September 2020
MATT'S HAVING A CRACK
Matt Ayres was 16 and in year ten at Saint Paul's College, Altona when one weekend he and his dad Rob used an oxy torch to cut the curtain side body off the family's general haulage truck and turn it into a flatbed.
10 August 2020
ENVIRONMENTAL COMPLIANCE SOON TO BE PARAMOUNT
One of Victoria's most progressive civil construction companies has embarked on a program of carbon emission containment in advance of what it believes is a great step in becoming a sustainable focused company.
23 July 2020
EARLY ADOPTER REAPS REWARDS OF ON-LINE PARTS SERVICE
A remote area contracting, and plant hire company is reaping unexpected benefits from becoming an early adopter of a recently introduced on-line parts ordering system.
16 July 2020
A TALE OF TWO QUARRIES
The two largest quarries servicing Wellington, New Zealand's giant $NZ850million Transmission Gulley motorway project - one of the most complex in the nation's history - were each looking for a way to bring new efficiency to the job and win major business.
03 July 2020
DOWNER GROUP TAKES FIRST FIVE KOMATSU 830E-5 DUMP TRUCKS AS PART OF LONG-TERM FLEET STRATEGY
Leading Australian mining contractor Downer Group has just taken delivery of five new generation Komatsu 830E-5 dump trucks - the first fleet to be sold in Australia.
18 June 2020
KOMATSU KEEPS ON KEEPING ON
One of the largest shire councils in Tasmania has just bought a new Komatsu wheel loader - but they declined to trade their "old" one - its 37 years young and still going strong.
04 June 2020
FINAL TIER IV EMISSION-COMPLIANT KOMATSU WHEEL-LOADER HANDLES WASTE WITH HASTE
With Final Tier IV emission controls in mind, Byron Shire Council has purchased a Komatsu WA270-8 wheel-loader to help sort household and green waste.