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May 13, 2020
Mackay METS sector urged to have their say

Mackay METS sector urged to have their say

The Mackay, Isaac, Whitsunday (MIW) METS Export Hub is seeking business input to help boost export capabilities and opportunities. It is conducting a survey of mining equipment and technology services businesses in the region. MIW METS Export Hub manager Dean Kirkwood said business input was fundamental to the success of the Capability Analysis and Supply Chain Mapping Project. “If we ge...

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May 02, 2020
Bring out the big guns

Bring out the big guns

Tecpro Australia believes it has a sure-fire solution for disinfecting large areas, with the V12So disinfection cannon. The COVID-19 outbreak has heightened the need for an efficient disinfection system to cleanse areas such as warehouses, factories, playgrounds, outdoor fitness areas and other large areas where people gather. Tecpro says the V12So disinfection cannon generates a fine mist ...

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Apr 27, 2020
Equipment worth $10m up for grabs in CQ crane sale

Equipment worth $10m up for grabs in CQ crane sale

More than $10 million worth of equipment has gone up for sale in Biloela, Central Queensland, from the Lee Crane Hire business. Pickles Mining general manager Steve Wall said the sale opened on Friday and was already attracting strong interest, particularly in the all-terrain cranes and 25-tonne Frannas among the range. “There are about 75 assets for sale ranging from light vehicles t...

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Apr 20, 2020
Mighty Mackay haulage fleet goes under the hammer

Mighty Mackay haulage fleet goes under the hammer

The entire fleet of Central Queensland-based business Mackay Haulage is going to auction as the business shuts down after more than 40 years. The lots include 35 vehicles ranging from prime movers and body trucks to vehicles. There are also 35 trailers including low loaders and specialist steerable extending trailers, curtain-sided trailers, flat top trailers, dollies and extending trailers...

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Apr 17, 2020
Mineral Resources acquires Qld-based parts business

Mineral Resources acquires Qld-based parts business

Mineral Resources has snapped up the Queensland-based mining, quarrying and recycling equipment company Mining Wear Parts. MWP founder David Macfarlane will continue to lead the business, which will become a wholly owned subsidiary of MRL’s CSI Mining Services. Established in 2016, MWP is a national supplier of replacement parts used in crushing, milling, slurry pumps, mobile equipment and ...

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Apr 01, 2020
Meet the latest model in Komatsu’s 830E line-up

Meet the latest model in Komatsu’s 830E line-up

Komatsu says its new 830E-5 truck represents a major advance for its 230-tonne capacity haul line. Powered by a Cummins QSK60 diesel engine rated at a standard 2500 hp (gross), and with a 2700 hp option for greater speed on grade, it incorporates the latest engine and drive system technology, as well as capacity and availability improvements. Komatsu national product manager – mining...

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Mar 23, 2020
Gas gear goes under the hammer at Dalby

Gas gear goes under the hammer at Dalby

A large quantity of HDPE pipe is among the 220 lots going to auction in Dalby this Wednesday from QGC-Shell and Arrow Energy operations. Pickles mining division general manager Steve Wall said the auction would feature a large number of late-model four-wheel drive vehicles as well as batches of poly pipe totaling about 20km all up. (More HERE) The live sale will be proceeding , with social ...

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Mar 18, 2020
Sandvik takes autonomous haulage tech to next level

Sandvik takes autonomous haulage tech to next level

Sandvik has stepped up its technology to support autonomous truck haulage that shifts efficiently from underground environments to the surface. AutoMine for Trucks is a first for autonomous ramp haulage applications in the underground mining industry, the company says. “At Sandvik, we’ve pioneered and delivered autonomous trucks for many years,” Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology exe...

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Mar 14, 2020
New NBT boom truck from National Crane

New NBT boom truck from National Crane

Manitowoc’s National Crane has launched a new addition to its NBT boom truck range with the NBT40-2 series. The NBT40-2 series is a combined re-engineering of the reliable NBT40-1 series and popular NBT50L series, by upgrading the product in terms of capacity, reach, comfort and advanced features while maintaining the same overall weight as the NBT40-1. “The NBT40-2 series continues t...

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