Machinery

Dec 02, 2020
New-look Liebherrs revealed in triple launch

New-look Liebherrs revealed in triple launch

Liebherr has unveiled three brand-new machines and a fresh look that combines its classic yellow livery with new black, grey and white accents. The new products include the compact piling and drilling rig type LRB 23, the HS 8070.1 crawler crane and a battery-powered crawler crane line, the LR 1200.1 unplugged and the LR 1250.1 unplugged. The LRB 23 is marketed as a new all-rounder for de...

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Nov 19, 2020
Machinery takes centre stage  as RDO Dig Dayz roll out

Machinery takes centre stage as RDO Dig Dayz roll out

RDO Dig Dayz have kicked off in Queensland with events in Toowoomba and Roma showcasing John Deere construction equipment. Emerald, Mackay and Townsville are next – with shows on November 20, 24 and 27 respectively. The Dig Dayz feature an extensive range of John Deere construction equipment including the new E-Series excavators, wheel loaders, motor graders, dozers and compact equipm...

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Nov 19, 2020
John Deere gives L-Series backhoe loaders a lift

John Deere gives L-Series backhoe loaders a lift

John Deere has unveiled updates to its L-Series backhoe loaders, promising a boost to productivity and reduced operating costs. Ranging across the L-Series backhoe lineup, the updates include engine upgrades, new pressure-compensated load-sensing (PCLS) hydraulics on the 310SL model and machine control improvements. The 310L, 310SL, 315SL, 310SL HL and 410L models are now equipped with a ...

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Oct 29, 2020
Liebherr restores a piece of history

Liebherr restores a piece of history

Almost 60 years after its debut, Liebherr has restored the LSL 1500, one of the first wheel loader prototypes from the company’s early years. The restored LSL 1500 is the oldest Liebherr wheel loader in existence and the restoration process took about 650 hours. Leibherr Bischofshofen plant managing director Martin Gscwend said respecting history was important for the company. R...

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Oct 23, 2020
Big wheels in partnership for 2021 trade shows

Big wheels in partnership for 2021 trade shows

Two mighty transport and machinery events are set to join forces in Brisbane next year. The Civil Construction Field Days will run alongside the Brisbane Truck Show during Australian Heavy Vehicle Industry Week in May 2021. The double billing is thanks to a collaboration between Heavy Vehicle Industry Australia (HVIA) and the Civil Contractors Federation Queensland (CCFQ). HVIA chief exe...

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Oct 01, 2020
New demolition offering in Liebherr range

New demolition offering in Liebherr range

Liebherr has unveiled the latest addition to its crawler excavator line – the R 940 Demolition. As a successor to the R 944 C, the R 940 Demolition complements the product range, which already includes the R 950 Demolition and the R 960 Demolition. It features the Liebherr Demolition Control System, which received the Intermat Innovation Award. This safety system shows the driver...

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Sep 16, 2020
Major machinery auction closing Thursday

Major machinery auction closing Thursday

More than 100 items of drilling, mining, quarry machinery and heavy equipment are going under the hammer in an online auction this Thursday. Lloyds Auctions says the equipment is owned by a Coffs Harbour company holding a downsizing clearance sale this week. It includes dozers, loaders, tractors, crane borer trucks, service trucks and tippers.  Lloyds Auctions chief operating office...

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Sep 10, 2020
Next level track loader from Caterpillar

Next level track loader from Caterpillar

The new Cat 963 track loader combines versatility with improved fuel efficiency, more productivity and cab and controllability improvements. The 963 crawler loader replaces the 963K and features an updated cab with suspension seat and adjustable armrests/controls. An intuitive 10-inch (254 mm) touchscreen dash display is easy to use and features a standard high definition rearview came...

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Sep 08, 2020
Major JRT Group machinery auction

Major JRT Group machinery auction

Civil contracting company JRT Group is putting about 60 items of earthmoving and civil equipment up for auction this week as part of a fleet review. Machinery including rollers, excavators, skid steers and graders are being sold in an unreserved auction by Pickles on Friday. Pickles Rockhampton branch manager Geoff Payne said JRT’s stock review could not come at a better time for the indu...

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