27 September 2018
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Kobelco Australia and Trimble Earthworks Automatics have announced the introduction of a Trimble Ready® option for select Tier 4 Final Kobelco heavy excavator models including their 20 tonne, 25 tonne, 30 tonne and 35 tonne models. Trimble Earthworks for Excavators Grade Control Platform is designed to help operators and construction companies do more in less time. The platform has shown to increase the productivity of good operators and encourage more confidence in newer, less skilled operators. 

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13 September 2018
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Melbourne Tractors Group, Kobelco Australia, SITECH Construction Systems and other construction businesses recently spent a day in the Hunter Valley to test out Trimble Earthworks Automatics System.

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10 September 2018
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Brisvegas Machinery welcome HARDI Australia Sprays to our Queensland line of products.

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3 September 2018
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CLD Civil & Earthmoving’s Managing Director, Chris Coxhead is right in the midst of the South East Queensland Construction boom with 5 contracts on the go, managing 40 staff and a young family at home. Chris caught up with us to share how he and his wife’s part-time business idea, to make a bit of extra money so his wife could stay at home with the kids, turned into a full-time job for Chris and his 40 employees. 

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7 August 2018
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From washing cars and landscaping to being a top golf course shaping contractor for Greg Norman, Graeme Marsh and Jack Nicholas, Ian Walsh from Ian’s Digga Hire tells us his story.

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7 June 2018
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If you’ve been considering buying a compact excavator for your business, now is the time! From 1 June 2018 to 31 August 2018 Kobelco Australia are offering 1.99%* Finance rate with No Deposit on the 1.7 tonne SK17SR mini excavator. 

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4 June 2018
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The Instant Asset Write-Off Scheme has been extended for another year to 30 June 2019. With tax time just around the corner, now is the time for small businesses to take advantage of this great scheme. The immediate write off applies to small business entities with an aggregated turnover of less than $10 million.

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15 May 2018
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Brancatella Plant Hire has hit their 45th year in the construction industry but it hasn’t always been a ride in the park for the father-daughter run business.

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18 April 2018
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Listening to the industry and what customers were after in their excavators, Kobelco identified there was a gap between their mini models which needed filling. Unveiling the new SK12SR mini excavator at The National Diesel, Dirt & Turn expo on 13th to 15th April 2018, Kobelco Australia received positive feedback on the new addition. "Kobelco mini excavators are known for their toughness and durability. The SK12SR is a versatile machine, great for those jobs in closely confined spaces, and the pilot-controlled operation offers exceptional manoeuvrability that gives the operator the confidence and comfort to get the job done well," shared Kobelco General Manager of Sales & service, Doug McQuinn.

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6 April 2018
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We have officially opened our fifth dealership in Terang, servicing the Southwest Victorian region (Warrnambool through to Colac and surrounding areas). MelTrac Machinery opened its doors on Monday 9th April, 2018. The dealership is the new official dealer for New Holland Agriculture equipment in the southwest region, recently taking over from another local business. The branch will also be stocking New Holland Construction Equipment, Kobelco Excavators, ASV Positracks, Faresin mixer wagons, Elsworth Hay Rakes & Feed Carts and Farm Pro Feeders & Paddock Rollers, as well as KenBuilt Buckets & Attachments, MSB Breakers and Ammann Compaction equipment.

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