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Fecon Forestry Mulchers

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Fecon forestry mulchers for skid steers and excavators are renowned throughout the Australian vegetation management industry for superior performance, durability and versatility across the entire range. Built tough to tackle even the hardest Australian timbers, Fecon’s catalogue of premium forestry equipment is now bigger and better than ever, thanks to the addition of two innovative new mulchers – the Standard Flow and the Blackhawk.

Standard Flow RK5015 Skid Steer Mulcher

Powerful, efficient and versatile, Fecon’s range of mulchers for skid steers have, up until recently, been exclusive to only larger machines offering more than 91 litres per minute of hydraulic flow. Now, however, Fecon Australia are proud to offer the RK5015 Standard Flow Bull Hog Mulcher for skid steers and track loaders, to complement the already popular high flow range. Designed for use with machines providing as low as 53 litres per minute of flow, Fecon’s Standard Flow Mulchers offer owners and operators of smaller machines the additional capability of forestry and land clearing work, where previously their skid steer or track loader lacked compatibility with larger mulchers.

The RK5015 by Fecon features an impressive 22 highly durable cutting tools designed to maximise mulching efficiency, all contained within a practical 1270mm working width. The mulching teeth are attached to a cleverly designed rotor made to produce a consistently fine chip size for an extremely tidy final product.

Operating within a 2400 to 3000 rpm range, Fecon’s RK5015 can quickly and effectively process brush and small trees up to 150mm in diameter. In addition, with the unit weighing less than 600kg – including its adaptable mounting plate and push bar – and with a close centre of gravity design, the Standard Flow Mulcher is easily carried and handled by virtually any mid-sized loader. And yet, despite its compact design, the unit is built extremely tough to deliver an impressively-long service life.

The new Fecon RK5015 mulcher is perfect for owners of mid-sized skid steer and compact track loaders undertaking fire prevention and mitigation works, general vegetation management, agricultural clearing such as fence rows and crop perimeters, site clean-ups and brush clearing. The newfound capability for mid-sized skid steer loaders to run a heavy-duty mulching attachment expands overall business capabilities and opens up vast additional revenue stream opportunities for the thousands of owners and operators of mid-sized machines throughout Australia.

Blackhawk Skid Steer Mulcher

Another recent addition to the Fecon Australia range is the innovative Blackhawk Mulcher for skid steers and track loaders.

Where Fecon’s other SSL / CTL mulching heads are designed to process trees and thick scrub, the Blackhawk is the mulcher to tackle your land clearing tasks in stringy, fibrous, dense and fast-growing vegetation. The Blackhawk is designed to process stubborn standing vegetation quickly and efficiently, and will pick up and feed felled foliage to ensure no unprocessed material is left behind.

The Blackhawk’s unique rotor contains 30 tools spread across a notably broad 1930mm cutting width to offer an optimal configuration for quick spool up and immediate recovery. Its reversible tools offer maximised life and value, and the laced pattern of the rotor tools enhances the efficiency and productivity of the mulcher. The end result is a finer chip size and tidy, evenly processed material.

With a flow range of 91 to 171 litres per minute at a maximum 6000 psi, plus an overall weight of 1230kg, the Blackhawk mulcher is designed for use with larger skid steers and track loaders, or attached to Fecon Australia’s range of forestry mulching tractors – such as the impressive new FTX150.

Standard Flow and Blackhawk mulchers are now in stock and available for sale Australia-wide – and ask about Fecon Australia’s national demonstration program and try-before-you-buy options.

Plus All The Old Favourites

In addition to their new Standard Flow and Blackhawk mulchers, Fecon’s existing and famed range of vegetation management attachments remains available nationwide: skid steer mulchers such as the renowned BH74 and BH85, Excavator Mulchers for 5 to 40 tonne machines, Mulching Tractors, the famous Stumpex stump grinder, and even Tree Shears and Grapples.

Whether you have a skid steer, track loader, excavator, backhoe or tractor – or you need a complete machine plus mulcher setup – Fecon Australia has the perfect forestry equipment to suit your needs and your machine.

Furthermore, Fecon Australia offers a nationwide sales, parts and service network for all machines and attachments. The result – not only will Fecon Australia provide perfectly-suited forestry equipment for your needs, but you will also have the peace of mind that only comes with dealing with the very best in the business.

For more information about Fecon Australia’s range of forestry equipment, or to arrange your next demo, purchase or service, visit www.fecon.net.au or call 1300 332 661. 

Australian Earthmoving Awards Hall Of Fame

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Norm Pesch. A true gentleman and legend of the Australian Earthmoving industry.

Norm Pesch

Norm Pesch is a gentleman in the industry and a leader in manufacturing in Australia.
Norm started his career in the RAAF looking after the engineering support section for the black hawk helicopter nine squadron. It was during this time that Norm decided to join his wife, Sylvia, and his in-laws, Wally & Rosa, in the family business of earthmoving attachments.
Guided by Wally, the founder of Norm Engineering, Norm started at the bottom and worked his way up. Norm began in the factory on the 4in1 production line, he learnt everything there was to know about building 4in1 buckets, including how to change and modify designs to cope with the harsh Australian Environment. After five years on the factory floor Norm was in a position to start running the workshop and he took on the role of manufacturing supervisor.
In 1999 Wally and Rosa decided to move away from the business leaving Norm and Sylvia at the helm.

With 4 in1 buckets becoming a leader in the earthmoving industry, it was time to expand the range. Through the Norm reputation for quality products Norm Engineering now boasts of a range of more than 60 different attachments.
Norm continues to push manufacturing in Australia, creating jobs in the local community. Through Norms strong work ethic and his approachable manner, Norm has earned the respect of his entire workforce and colleagues. A great culture has been developed, and everyone in the team feels part of the large Norm Engineering family.

With the expansion of the range, Norm opened a branch in Carrum Downs, Melbourne. It soon became very clear that Norm Engineering was outgrowing the manufacturing plant in Brisbane, forcing Norm to push ahead and purchase the premises next door to increase production!
Over the past few decades, Norm has guided the business and the production lines, through major changes. From the good old days when skid steers were 34 horsepower to current 110 horsepower machines.

Norm’s leadership has maintained the company’s exceptional reputation, through working closely with his workforce, to providing quality earthmoving attachments at an affordable price, with outstanding sales and service.
Norm is now mentoring his son John, to become the next leader of Norm Engineering. John is honoured to have the knowledge and wisdom passed down from his Dad, through these teaching’s he feels confident that Norm Engineering will remain a leading manufacturer of earthmoving attachments.

Norm and John Pesch

As a true leader Norm was able to guide the business to be the successful company that it is today.
In more recent years Norm partnered with Satch Santilli, Steve Zivkovich and Chris Wilcox, to create the most successful earthmoving, construction, and machinery expo in Australia. With over 200 exhibitors the expo has created an environment where dealers and customers come together, deals are made, and 3 days of networking is welcomed by all. In just 4 years the expo has become extremely popular with over 150,000 visitors through the gates. The Diesel Dirt and Turf Expo has certainly given a boost to the Earthmoving industry.

Norms success is not limited to the earthmoving industry alone. Norm and Sylvia began Miraa House in 2008, Miraa House is a not for profit, learning life skills centre for women with an intellectual disability. Miraa is an acronym for Making Independence Real and Achievable. Miraa House’s unique women’s only program has a maximum of 8 clients a day. This program continues to give women with an intellectual disability opportunities to reach their goals in a caring environment, a place where they can build on their existing skills and learn new skills. Norm continues to support Sylvia, as she takes the next step and strives towards opening a Miraa House Respite Centre. The difference that they have made in the lives of these women, and the opportunities that they have made available to them, is truly remarkable.
When it comes to relaxing, Norm enjoys setting off on his motorcycle or spending time with his family.

Norm truly is a legend worthy of recognition.

 

Dealership Of The Year

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Onetrak. Winner of the Dealership Of The Year in the Australian Earthmoving Awards.

Onetrak

Onetrak is a heavy equipment supplier with a national footprint. Sales and service outlets are located in Victoria, New South Wales, Queensland, Tasmania, South Australia and Western Australia.
The company sells and supports heavy equipment across the earthmoving, forestry, extractive and material handling industries.
Since the business was founded by David and Jaime Hazell in 2006, it has grown from a single franchise dealership to incorporate a wide range of brands including Hidromek, Tigercat, Striker, Anaconda, Terex Fuchs and Dressta across the national network of Onetrak sales and service outlets. Onetrak’s growth can be attributed to grasping emerging opportunities while remaining committed to always keep great customer service at the heart of the business. People are the most important part of any organisation. Onetrak inspire, create and work as a team to achieve their goals and exceed their customers’ expectations.

onetrak.com.au

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CJD Equipment. Finalist for the Dealership Of The Year in the Australian Earthmoving Awards.

CJD Equipment

Founded in 1974, CJD Equipment is a privately owned Australian company and leading provider of world class equipment and trucks. Partnering with international manufacturers, CJD Equipment offers a diverse range of superior products from iconic brands such as Volvo Construction Equipment, SDLG Construction Equipment and Kenworth and DAF trucks. CJD’s branch and dealer network spans the country from Australian capital cities to regional country towns, providing 24/7 sales, parts and service support from over 500 highly experienced staff with knowledge and skills that is unsurpassed in the industry. Big Enough to Trust, Small Enough to Care – CJD strongly believe the only way to do great work is to love what you do and are passionate about supporting customers for the long haul.

cjd.com.au

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ASV Sales & Service. Finalist for the Dealership Of The Year in the Australian Earthmoving Awards.

ASV Sales & Service

ASV Sales & Service is Australia’s national distributor of ASV Posi-Track Loaders, Eurocomach Mini Excavators and Fecon Forestry Mulchers and Attachments, and has been renowned as one of Australia’s premier construction equipment specialists for more than a decade.

Headquartered in Newcastle (NSW), ASV Sales & Service has additional major branches on the Sunshine Coast QLD and in Perth WA, plus a national network of affiliated equipment dealers and service representatives throughout Australia.

ASV Sales & Service knows how important it is to have a good dealer standing behind any customer’s equipment, and support every machine sold throughout its entire lifetime – with an industry-leading focus on premium customer service, minimal machine downtime, exceptional parts supply and thorough operational support.

asvaus.com.au

Heavy Machine Of The Year

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Caterpillar 374F Excavator. Australian Earthmoving Awards Heavy Machine Of The Year.

Caterpillar 374FL Excavator

The Cat 374FL has proven to be the standout performer in its class.

Built with the understanding that production and fuel efficiency are the key drivers in this size, Caterpillar developed a machine that keeps customers production numbers up and their owning and operating costs down.

The combination of an efficient Cat C15 engine and a powerful hydraulic system ensures our customers get the most out of each litre of fuel they use.

The whole machine has been designed around long-term production with box section structures having multi plate fabrications, whilst castings and forgings are used in high-stress areas to ensure durability.

Our booms and sticks are built for long term service and our greased track link increases our undercarriage life. Operators regularly comment how quick and powerful the 374FL is and the proof is in the dirt they can move!

When fitted with a 5m3 bucket, the 374FL can move dirt all day with speed, precision, and efficiency like nothing else and the quiet operator environment keeps the operator comfortable and productive. There isn’t a better machine in this class!

We are excited about the launch of the new 374 in 2021 as this will take performance and production to new levels. It will prove to the world that if you are serious about moving dirt and doing it efficiently, then the 374 is your machine!

cat.com

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Volvo A60H Articulated Hauler. Heavy Machine Of The Year finalist in the Australian Earthmoving Awards.

Volvo A60H Articulated Hauler

Always ready to work – the bigger, more durable and superior, A60H articulated hauler from Volvo Construction Equipment provides continuous productivity and superb reliability thanks to its robust design and easy service access. The A60H is Volvo Construction Equipment’s largest articulated hauler to date. Designed for heavy hauling in severe off-road operations, including quarries, opencast mines and large earthmoving operations, the A60H’s long service life, quality, reliability and durability are everything you’d expect from a Volvo, making hauling easier and more efficient. Volvo CE has come a long way from its original 10 tonne articulated hauler in 1966 – ‘Gravel Charlie’. Over fifty years and 50 tonnes later, Volvo is still the world’s leading manufacturer of articulated haulers. Volvo invented the concept and has been developing these machines for over half a century.

cjd.com.au

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Hidromek HMK600MG Grader. Heavy Machine Of The Year finalist in the Australian Earthmoving Awards.

Hidromek HMK600MG Grader

The HMK600MG is the largest model in Hidromek’s grader range, constructed with a heavy-duty frame and a standard operating weight of 18.4ton.
It comes with a Mercedes Benz diesel engine providing great efficiency, power and fuel economy with variable horsepower ranging from 187-214 HP.
The easy access hexagonal ROPS/FOPS cab provides the operator with panoramic visibility. Some of the in-cab features include a 7˝ TFT information screen, multi-functional device holder, heated air-suspension seat, fully heated windows, powerful air-con and adjustable steering column.
The machine uses the Opera Control System and is operated by steering wheel, joystick control steering and blade motion joystick control. It has 8 forward-8 reverse gears.
The kinematic design of the blade tray allows the blade to be positioned 90 degrees to the right or left for various applications such as slope cutting, trench digging and levelling.

onetrak.com.au

 

Medium Machine Of The Year

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Kobelco SK135 SR-7 Excavator. Medium Machine Of The Year winner in the Australian Earthmoving Awards.

Kobelco SK135SR-7

The SK135SR-7 is the latest in a new generation of excavators to demonstrate Kobelco’s prowess in excavator design and manufacture. Coupled with modern manufacturing processes and customer feedback, the Japanese manufacturer’s SK135SR-7 sets a new class-defining standard in operational performance and operator comfort. Together with Kobelco’s well-earned reputation as a leader in fuel efficiency and reliability, the SK135SR-7 is set to be a game changer in its class.

The Isuzu 3.0L turbocharged diesel engine meets global emissions standards, while at the same time gaining a significant 10% increase in engine output. The performance increase ensures no loss of power on gradients and with heavy bucket loads and delivers a powerful tractive effort of 141kN. Complete with a new hydraulic control system, digging cycle time has been reduced by 10%, compared with the previous model.
The spacious sealed and pressurised cabin of the SK135SR-7 is an arena of ultra-modern, easily accessible operating controls and components – with finish and function comparable to that of premium European cars. The layout is designed to deliver a new experience in excavator operation, starting with a 10-inch colour monitor – the largest in-cab visual information screen within the excavator industry.

kobelco.com.au

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JCB JZ140 LC Excavator. Medium Machine Of The Year finalist in the Australian Earthmoving Awards.

JCB JZ140 LC

JCB’s 14 tonne excavator, the JCB JZ140 LC is an extremely productive reduced tail swing tracked excavator. A reduced tail swing design offers you greater levels of safety than a conventional excavator because manoeuvrability is superior, especially in restricted spaces. The JZ140 is a quality excavator built in Britain.
However, the benefits don’t end there. You’ll find that a JCB JZ140 excavator is an extremely efficient and innovative machine, with the latest EcoMAX engine and state-of-the-art hydraulics fitted. What’s more, the cab and controls are incredibly intuitive, ergonomic and comfortable, while you’ll also find this excavator very easy to service and maintain.

jcbcea.com.au

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Case CX145C Excavator. Medium Machine Of The Year finalist in the Australian Earthmoving Awards.

Case CX145C

Case MSR excavators are ideal for the urban jobsite for their remarkably low external noise levels and ability to work in restricted conditions. The Intelligent Hydraulics System and innovative engines technology result in exceptional fuel economy. Outstanding controllability and lifting performance will allow you to move more material in a shorter time, boosting your productivity.

The Case Intelligent Hydraulic System (CIHS) incorporates a host of energy saving, performance enhancing functions, to boost efficiency and machine output. In combination with powerful, fuel-efficient Tier 4 Interim diesel engines, this leads to fuel savings of up to 9%.

Case SR excavators take operator comfort to the next level, with a new 7% larger ROPS and FOPS Level 2 cab that delivers an almost automotive noise level. An improved air conditioning system (28% more airflow and 20% increase in performance), multi-adjustable suspension seating, increased foot space, cup holder and storage compartments deliver the most productive working environment possible.

casece.com

 

 

 

Compact Machine Of The Year

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Takeuchi TB370 Excavator. Winner of Compact Machine Of The Year in the Australian Earthmoving Awards.

Takeuchi TB370 Excavator

Aimed at a popular market segment, the 7-tonne TB370 represents Takeuchi’s next generation technology. The first of Takeuchi’s “3-Series” excavators includes features such as a large touch screen control panel that enables the user to operate virtually all the machine controls from this point.
The TB370 offers a whole raft of options which are generally only available on larger machines of around 20 tonnes. This model will appeal to operators of 5.5 tonne machines who are looking for a machine that satisfies the road transport regulation limits while providing a flexible 7-tonne machine.
The TB370 delivers 120LPM high flow auxiliary output with adjustable flow and pressure and a retractable fuel transfer pump. The spacious and comfortable cab has an automotive style interior, heated air suspension seat, 8-inch multi-function LCD dash panel with touch screen, a 270-degree camera, OPG level 2 roof guard and a high-performance LED night lighting kit.

takeuchi.com.au

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ASV RT-65. Finalist for Compact Machine Of The Year in the Australian Earthmoving Awards.

ASV RT-65 Posi-Track Loader

ASV’s new RT-65 Posi-Track Loader delivers all the key requirements of a CTL in bucketloads starting with the 67 horsepower, 250Nm torque Deutz TCD Tier 4 engine.
This 32% increased push power and 69% larger fuel tank compared to its predecessor combined with the Industry-leading 330mm ground clearance makes for an incredible machine.
The RT-65 has an electronic throttle for easy joystick operation and Infinitely variable hydraulics to maximise attachment performance and machine efficiency.
The HD double torsion axle suspension and premium suspended seat ensure a smooth ride.
Boasting a 1247kg rated operating capacity at 50% tipping load, 2177kg bucket breakout force (20% increase) and 2842kg lift arm force (31% increase) means this beast is sure to impress.
Tilting cab, swing open engine door and innovative undercarriage and sprocket technologies. for efficient service and maintenance.
There are three variants available to suit any operator preference: Open Cab, All Weather Cab, and Premium (including All Weather Cab and High Flow 103.7 lpm hydraulics).

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Huski M-16U mini excavator. Finalist for Compact Machine Of The Year in the Australian Earthmoving Awards.

Toyota Material Handling Huski M-16U mini excavator

Toyota Material Handling’s Huski M-16U mini excavator is a hydrostatic mini excavator with variable displacement axial piston pump, classified as “Zero TailSwing”, which means the machine can swing 360 degrees within the total width of its chassis and the tail doesn’t protrude past the width of the machine’s undercarriage. The variable track width (retracted crawler width of 990 mm) provides easy access to very small job sites. Fundamental to the Huski M-16U mini excavators robust construction and functional design is excellent quality-of-materials and high technological content of components. The M16-U features leading performance, high safety standards, and distinguishes itself in market with its exceptional break-out force.

www.toyotamaterialhandling.com.au

 

 

 

Attachment Of The Year

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NOX Tiltrotator. Winner of Attachment Of The Year in the Australian Earthmoving Awards.

NOX Tiltrotator

As the exclusive Kinshofer distributor, Doherty is proud to represent the NOX Tiltrotator – one of the most advanced tools for excavators and an exceptionally universal tool. Available for 3t to 25t operating weight, the Nox Tiltrotator’s hydraulics are integrated into the solid cast housing providing easy installation – and with only two greasing points and less wear parts, it is extremely wear resistant. The NOX has 360° endless rotation with a tilt angle of 2 x 50° allowing for faster and safer completion of work. It requires minimal maintenance, and comes standard with Doherty’s safety-focused D-Lock coupler.

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Norm Engineering 4in1 Loader Style Pro Series Bucket. Finalist for Attachment Of The Year in the Australian Earthmoving Awards.

Norm Engineering 4in1 Loader Style Pro Series Bucket

 Based on proven results for the Australian made Norm Engineering 4in1 Loader Style Bucket, the floor is extended, side heights increased, and adding a higher load guard increased capacity.

The Pro Series bucket has an option of 3 replaceable and reversable bolt on edges, and side cutters.  Three mesh windows allow excellent visibility, while the extended load guard prevents soil from falling back on the machine.

With safety a priority, steps have been placed on the back of the bucket to allow the operator to safely access and exit the cab.

A tilt option expands the capabilities of the bucket and provides the operator with endless opportunities.

Ranging from 1880-2150mm, the 4in1 Loader Style Pro Series Bucket has a dozer to clear and backfill, a blade to level, a bucket to lift and carry, and wide opening jaws with serrated edges to grip.

normeng.com.au

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ShoulderMaster SM2100. Finalist for Attachment Of The Year in the Australian Earthmoving Awards.

Shouldermaster SM2100

100% Australian owned, ShoulderMaster designs and manufactures purpose-built road construction equipment that provides superior performance and safety features when compared to traditional road construction equipment and methods.

ShoulderMaster has expanded its R&D program to provide a fleet of purpose-built road building equipment currently operational across Australia, the United States and the United Kingdom and has also tailored its design/build culture to offer a specialised service for clients requiring unique machine solutions.

The ShoulderMaster SM2100 is a skidsteer / wheeled loader shoulder paving attachment that can increase the roads shoulder from 500mm out to 2.3m wide, laying either gravel or asphalt materials.

The screed has been designed to drop 150mm below and 100mm above existing pavements to allow materials to be placed in multiple layers with gradients up to 5%.

shouldermaster.com.au

Hire Company Of The Year

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Shore Hire. Winner of the Hire Company Of The Year in the Australian Earthmoving Awards.

Shore Hire

Shore Hire offers one of Australia’s most complete shoring, propping and traffic product ranges, with high quality equipment and components fit for any construction undertaking. Their primary focus is to provide their customers with not only the best equipment in the business, but the safest on-site solution for any project large or small. Shore Hire pride themselves on providing the latest innovative products and services, all fully compliant to the latest industry standards, backed by highly experienced teams of product specialists, riggers and engineers.
As a privately owned Australian company, Shore Hire is a dynamic organisation with a strong focus on customer service delivery. As the majority of their products are manufactured here in Australia, Shore Hire has full control of product quality, and the ability to listen to their clients for equipment improvements, and rapidly implement changes as required.

shorehire.com.au

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Solution Plant Hire. Finalist for the Hire Company Of The Year in the Australian Earthmoving Awards.

Solution Plant Hire

In ten short years, Solution Plant Hire have transitioned from a humble start to being one of the most recognized Plant Equipment Dry Hire companies in Australia, contributing to the majority of Australia’s large civil and infrastructure projects in Sydney, ACT, Newcastle, NSW Hunter and Central Coast right through to Melbourne and greater Victoria. The business has created a strong reputation for providing unrivalled equipment and service by making dry hire simple.

With competitive pricing and great customer service that is tailored to your specific needs. SPH offers the latest 100% compliant earthmoving equipment and attachments plus all the paperwork done for you before it arrives on site

solutionplanthire.com.au

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Kennards Hire. Finalist for the Hire Company Of The Year in the Australian Earthmoving Awards.

Kennards Hire

With more than 180 branches, Kennards Hire is the largest family-owned supplier of high quality, hire equipment across Australia and New Zealand.
Their business is built on strong family values and the determination to be the best. Offering customers high quality equipment and exceptional customer service, their business values of ‘Every Customer a Raving Fan’, ‘Taking Hire Higher’, ‘Fair Dinkum’ and ‘One Family’, have remained unchanged for over 70 years.
Kennards Hire specialist equipment and knowledge, including their vast earthmoving range, is highly sought after in some of the largest civil infrastructure and commercial construction projects across Australia and New Zealand.
From road construction projects, bypasses and bridges, airports and hospitals, tunnels and rail networks to maintaining essential services and utilities such as water, wind and solar farms, and staging events of all sizes; Kennards Hire can deliver a full range of equipment with a single point of contact.

kennards.com.au

Consultancy Of The Year

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Pictured David Kiddell and Terry Moody. Moody Kiddell & Partners. Winner of the Consultancy Of The Year in the Australian Earthmoving Awards

Moody Kiddell & Partners

Moody Kiddell treat each of their clients as partners. That means understanding their business as well as they do, and providing the tailored service and support they need to achieve their vision and safeguard its legacy. They have been involved with the earthmoving industry for forty years, so know the opportunities and challenges that arise for businesses. It’s this deep knowledge and experience that allows them to focus upon the long-term success of their clients, fostering relationships that have lasted decades and tailoring their solutions to ensure their customers businesses achieve sustained growth. With MKP Finances nationwide infrastructure, they pride themselves on always being there for their clients. Whether it’s at the end of the phone or on-site in person, their goal is to secure the best future for their business. For Moody Kiddell, that’s what it means to be partners with you.

mkpgroup.com.au

Plant Assessor. Finalist for the Consultancy Of The Year in the Australian Earthmoving Awards.

Plant Assessor

Plant Assessor is the world’s largest plant & equipment safety & information sharing platform.

It’s used by more than 1,000 organisations throughout Australia and New Zealand to help capture and share machinery information and ensure equipment is safe for use and accompanied by the right safety information.

The industry leading, cloud-based platform contains details of over 100,000+ makes and models of plant & equipment and has been trusted by the biggest names in plant & equipment to help them manage safety compliance on machinery since 2004.

Plant Assessor’s smart machinery risk assessment software is the core of the solution suite. This technology virtually eliminates the common errors associated with the conduct of machinery risk assessments whilst dramatically improving productivity, thoroughness and assessment speed.

assessor.com.au

Plant Assessor. Finalist for the Consultancy Of The Year in the Australian Earthmoving Awards. Left to right, Harrison Rietman (Graduate Engineer) Brent de Gier (Group Engineering Manager) Thomas Hovey (Lead Engineer) Tracey Baum (Engineering Administrator)

PRM Engineering Services

PRM Engineering Services are passionate about safety and with a long-standing heritage of control and safety system design and installation since 2002, PRM Engineering Services benefits from a total understanding of the earthmoving industry and the interfacing of systems for the OEM. PRM Engineering Services have been consulted by and partner with Government and Tier one Industry Leaders, to find solutions to ever-evolving machinery and people-interfacing capabilities

Their expertise in terms of programming, development and integration allow them to realise your most complex projects by starting from your concept and basic requirements through to the installation and commissioning of bespoke systems. Together with our fleet of dedicated service vehicles and engineers experienced in hydraulic system maintenance, electrical installations, modifications, and repair, we can design, integrate, and install any solution to achieve the best possible outcome for your business.

With PRM Engineering Services control systems design and experience in earthmoving, construction, rail, waste, oil and gas, and infrastructure sectors and the combined 25 year experience of the PRM Solutions Group in hydraulic installation and quality attachments and screening buckets they know what is required to develop a system that will suit earthmoving and heavy machinery.

prmsolutions.com.au

Service Department Of The Year

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Hastings Deering. Winner of the Service Department Of The Year in the Australian Earthmoving Awards

Hastings Deering

Instead of replacing an ageing machine, Hastings Deering’s service teams have the capability of undertaking full or partial rebuilds, virtually returning your machine to new.

“Many companies are running leaner operations than ever before and a new machine just may not be in the budget,” Mr Rossouw said. “We can recover the performance and productivity of an original machine by utilising the CAT Certified Rebuild program (CCR) which allows us to essentially rebuild the original machine to a ‘near new’ standard. This CCR rebuild is equal to or better than when the machine last rolled off the assembly line and includes the latest updates and upgrades to that model.
“During the CCR process – as many as 7000+ parts are repaired, replaced or reconditioned. It’s cost effective across the whole process: for the environment it means 60-70% of the whole machine is recycled and reused which means reduced energy is needed to make new steel and for the customer and the warranty on parts is similar to a brand-new machine.”

Hastings Deering service teams have the expertise to rebuild the complete machine from the engine, torque converter and transmission through to the hydraulic pump and cylinder components returning them all to zero hours.

hastingsdeering.com.au

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Earthmoving Equipment Australia. Finalist for the Service Department Of The Year in the Australian Earthmoving Awards

Earthmoving Equipment Australia

Earthmoving Equipment Australia pride themselves on the quality of the products they deliver to you and the service they provide for you after the purchase. Their products all have a rich history in the construction industry, with years of experience and development in their design and technology.

EEA have placed a particularly large emphasis on their service. All machines break down, but it’s about finding a quick solution to minimise down time for the customer. A quick phone call is all it takes and they will have a field technician coming up with a solution within the next 24 hours. EEA service any brand no matter where it’s from. Earthmoving Equipment Australia always make sure the customer comes first.

eeaustralia.com.au

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Sydney Trucks & Machinery. Finalist for the Service Department Of The Year in the Australian Earthmoving Awards

Sydney Trucks & Machinery

STMC’s knowledge of the industry and talking to customers about their needs and requirements is what has shaped them over the years in a purpose-built 8-acre facility at Smeaton Grange.

STMC have 32 workshop bays, drive through B-double service pits, weighbridge, RMS Inspection certified, 6 x field service vehicles, 2 x 24-hour truck breakdown vehicles, and 4 x Sydney metro parts delivery vehicles. The smash repair workshop for trucks and machinery brings their number of employees in the group to 114.”

A family business supplying class-leading product, which operate out of a quality facility with a dedicated team who has a strong focus on service and support.

stmc.com.au