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Machinery

Nov 26, 2021
New Townsville depot for Lincom

New Townsville depot for Lincom

Materials handling specialist Lincom is stepping up its presence in the North, with a new warehouse and service depot in Townsville. Chief executive officer Stephen Watterson said the new facilities would take Lincom’s business in the region to the next level and give back to the customers who had supported it. “The customers are spending… This content is for iQ Industry Queensl...

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Aug 13, 2021
New Cat mining shovel on the market

New Cat mining shovel on the market

The new Cat 6040 hydraulic mining shovel promises more drive options to meet the industry’s needs. The new configuration includes two fuel-efficient Cat C32 engines, offering a total gross power rating of 1550 kW (2,079 hp). The system meets US EPA Tier 4 Final, EU Stage V and China Nonroad Stage III emission standards. Optimising… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland members only.Log...

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Aug 10, 2021
Artwork gives crane company profile a lift

Artwork gives crane company profile a lift

When it comes to showing his true colours, Brolga Cranes managing director Paul Olsen goes for bold, bright and emblazoned on the side of a 25-tonne Franna. A crocodile design by Indigenous artist Chern’ee Sutton is the latest such work to be unveiled within the Gladstone-based business’s fleet. Mr Olsen bought his first crane about… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland me...

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Aug 06, 2021
Added muscle for Townsville Cranes

Added muscle for Townsville Cranes

Townsville Cranes has taken delivery of a 300-tonne slew crane, the largest of its type in North Queensland. The Millar family, who own Townsville Cranes as well as NQ Mining Services, invested $3.1 million dollars in the machine after identifying a need in the region for such equipment. The Tadano Demag AC300-6 crane will provide… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland members only.Log...

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Aug 05, 2021
Bobcat updates mini excavator offering

Bobcat updates mini excavator offering

Bobcat’s new R2-Series compact excavators offer enhanced performance, control and efficiency, according to the manufacturer. Bobcat said the R2-Series update did not include changes to the body framework of the machine, but instead allowed a roll out of new technologies and other advances beyond what was designed for the R-Series excavators.  The updated product line promises… Th...

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Jul 27, 2021
IVECO launches new Highway B-Double model

IVECO launches new Highway B-Double model

IVECO has strengthened its heavy duty product line-up with the release of a new B-Double model with a powerful 550hp and 70 tonne GCM. The 6×4 AS Highway B-Double is available in low and high roof variants and shares some underpinnings with the latest X-Way and ACCO ranges. “The new Highway B-Double model features extremely… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland members only...

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Jul 15, 2021
Komatsu offers new mining loader

Komatsu offers new mining loader

Komatsu has released an upgraded version of its 11-13 cu m class mining loader, the WA900-8R. This new loader incorporates Komatsu’s SmartLoader Logic technology to provide the engine with precisely the right amount of torque for each part of the duty cycle. Komatsu national product manager Mark Summerville said this feature improved fuel economy by up… This content is for iQ Industry Queen...

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Jul 15, 2021
Cat M320 promises increased swing torque

Cat M320 promises increased swing torque

The new Cat M320 wheeled excavator promises up to 9 per cent more swing torque than the Cat M320F to get work done faster. Its longer wheelbase increases operating stability and improves machine ride when roading to the next jobsite at speeds reaching 35 km/h, the manufacturer says. Improvements to the hydraulic system increase machine efficiency… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland ...

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Jul 12, 2021
Sime Darby snaps up earthmoving firm

Sime Darby snaps up earthmoving firm

Sime Darby Industrial Australia is acquiring Queensland-based Salmon Earthmoving Holdings, which carries more than 280 pieces of large plant and equipment. “The transaction provides a rare opportunity for Sime Darby to acquire an established company with more than 70 years of know-how,” Sime Darby Berhad Group chief executive officer Dato’ Jeffri Salim Davidson said. “We… This c...

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