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Jan 16, 2020
TRT appointed as Kobelco crane distributor

TRT appointed as Kobelco crane distributor

Kobelco Construction Machinery has appointed TRT (Tidd Ross Todd) as its new crane distributor for New Zealand, Australia, Papua New Guinea, New Caledonia and Fiji. TRT will provide Kobelco crane customers in the Oceania region with technical information, parts supply, and sales of new Kobelco cranes.   Announcing the partnership today, TRT said the business… ...

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Jan 15, 2020
Major civil equipment    auctions across four sites

Major civil equipment auctions across four sites

Pickles is kicking off 2020 with a raft of four civil equipment auctions with items worth more than $20 million. The largest of the on-site sales is at Ipswich on February 5, when a large range of earthmoving equipment goes under the hammer from Bachmann Plant Hire, which has gone into administration. The haul includes… ...

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Nov 20, 2019
Deal brings forward major regional transport spending

Deal brings forward major regional transport spending

A $1.9 billion funding deal has been announced to fast-track road and rail projects throughout Queensland. Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk released details of the agreement today, which will see spending brought forward on projects including Stage 2 of the Mackay Ring Road, the Rockhampton Ring Road, and Stage 5 of the… ...

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Oct 14, 2019
Civil contractor’s gear goes under the hammer

Civil contractor’s gear goes under the hammer

More than $5 million worth of civil and earthmoving equipment from a south-east Queensland civil contractor will be up for auction from Thursday. O‚ÄôLeary Constructions has engaged GraysOnline to conduct an online auction of the equipment. The auction house said O’Leary was retiring some equipment and undertaking a fleet upgrade after recently completing major projects…. ...

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Mar 19, 2019
Civil Construction pulls it weight

Civil Construction pulls it weight

Policymakers will be keeping a good eye on the fortunes of civil contractors following the release of a report highlighting their contribution to the North Queensland economy. Civil contracting – moving earth, laying pipes, putting down road pavement and building bridges among others – is to construction what trusses are to a roof. The Cummings… ...

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