Matthews Quarries

Traralgon is a city located in the east of the Latrobe Valley nestled within the Gippsland region of Victoria, Australia. It is the largest, fastest growing city in the Greater Latrobe Valley urban area.The surrounding landscapes are fruitful and vibrant, similar to one of the areas true characters.

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Tasmanian Breakfasts Delivered by Streeflands Fuso Trucks

Tasmanian freight firm Streeflands has been delivering newspapers, bread, juice, and everything required for a great breakfast since 1986 with Fuso trucks.

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Kenworth reveals the Legend 900 truck at Brisbane Truck Show

Kenworth’s debut of the Legend 900, second in the Legend Series of trucks, came after much speculation that the brand would introduce another historic model. Modern technology and a uniquely Kenworth heritage feel is sure to impress.

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Volvo: Moving the Earth

Victoria-based P&V Wade Earthmoving Repairs Director Phil Wade originally started off as a diesel mechanic apprentice working for a company called Goldhill in 1976. After a decade, Phil set up his own mechanical repair business with a workshop in Bunyip. 

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The Best Name in the Dirt Game

Burdett’s has been infamously operating throughout the Melbourne Metropolitan area, regional Victoria and into New South Wales for the past 40 years. Originating from humble beginnings in the 1970’s, the group has categorically grown in leaps and bounds.

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SDLG wheel loader proves it’s not “all hat and no cattle”

Working in the punishing tropical climate of the Queensland countryside is not for the faint-hearted. But an LG959F from SDLG is more than capable of withstanding the heat in its work at a cattle station in the Australian state.

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Diesel Dirt & Turf

Diesel, Dirt & Turf 2017 has come to an end without a hitch. With over 200 exhibitors, the 3-day family friendly event exceeded our expectations on every level. From exhibitors to entertainment, there was something for everyone. 

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Industry-leading productivity with Volvo’s complete range of mining champions

With excavators from 35 to 90 tons; articulated haulers from 35 to 60 tons; and wheel loaders for all types of mining, Volvo CE has a complete range of state-of-the-art mining equipment with unparalleled cost per ton performance.

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DAF CF85 510 Operator Review

Andrew Arnold from Arnold’s Transport tackles Tasmania’s steep, remote west coast, daily. As a result, there are a few things that are needed in one of their trucks;

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Video review: Volvo ECR50D Compact Excavator

Evarn Covich, from Trade Earthmovers, jumps into the cab of a 5-tonne Volvo ECR50D reduced-swing excavator and finds it to be an all-round well-balanced machine.

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Kenworth T610 Launch

To celebrate the launch of Kenworth’s best truck yet, the T610 and T610SAR, we have been hosting Launch Days all over the country, with a few still to come. These Launch Days have been a prime opportunity for the public to see and get a feel of the new model, as well as allowing us to demonstrate what makes the T610 and T610SAR the best.

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A Band of Brothers

Located in the plush surrounds of Spring Farm in the Macarthur region south of Sydney, NSW is the head office of the TRN Group. This iconic Sydney civil works company was established in 1966 by three brothers; Terry, Ron and Neil Fordham who modestly started with two trucks.

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CJD is going Green

CJD is committed to responsible management of all our operations to achieve the least possible impact on the environment.

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PACCAR Parts

The April-May PACCAR Parts catalogue is out now! Check out the great specials on offer then get down to your local WA, NT or TAS CJD Equipment Branch to bag a bargain

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CJD Celebrates 43rd Birthday

On the 4th of February, 2017 – CJD Equipment is turning 43! To celebrate more than four decades in the Australian construction equipment and transport industries, we want to take some time to review our company’s history and congratulate ourselves on our achievements.

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DAF XF awarded ‘Fleet Truck of the Year’

The DAF XF has been voted ‘Fleet Truck of the Year 2016’ at the prestigious ‘Motor Transport Awards’ in London, giving DAF its sixth win in the last nine years. DAF was handed the award at an official ceremony, which was attended by 1,600 leading representatives from the transport industry. 

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Volvo Release Latest Concept Models of the Future

Volvo CE predicts Significant Reduction in Carbon Emissions at Electric Site

Volvo Construction Equipment is working on an electric site research project that aims to transform the quarry and aggregates industry by reducing carbon emissions by up to 95% and total cost of ownership by up to 25%.

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CMIC16

The Construction Materials Industry Conference (CMIC) was once again a great success, and we couldn’t be prouder to have been a part of it. In its tenth year, CMIC16 celebrated its anniversary in Melbourne, with a new format that attracted over six hundred industry delegates from Australia and around the world. This year, the theme of the conference was “Capability and Innovation”. The team from CJD Equipment were all on hand providing information to delegates about…

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Volvo Dump Trucks

Articulated VS Rigid Haulers

Dump trucks are an essential part of any construction site’s earthmoving arsenal. But when it comes to off-road projects such as those carried out in mines and quarries, which one is best for the job? The truck needs to be all-terrain, performing in every type of condition thrown down by the weather-gods. It needs to be durable. And it needs to be cost-effective. Volvo Construction Equipment is some of the best in the biz, and their…

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Kenworth Trucks

Kenworth – Market Leadership

At CJD Equipment, we only partner with brands whose products we know and trust. We work closely with all our brand partners to make sure that we bring you the highest quality equipment we can find for your work-site or business. We are committed to quality and affordability, and we like working with people who are as passionate about their equipment as we are. Kenworth are one of our top partners and a best-selling brand, and…

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Henty Machinery Field Days 2016

A fantastic few days for our team at Southern Australia’s single biggest agricultural event! Located in the heart of the nation’s food bowl in southern NSW, Henty Machinery Field Days is an agribusiness supermarket that attracted more than 60,000 visitors. 

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BeefEx 2016

BeefEx 2016 has come to and end but not without showcasing to delegates new innovations within the industry. Held every two years, BeefEx aims to showcase the grain fed beef industry and this year’s expo held at the RACV Royal Pines Resort, Gold Coast on the 11th – 13th of October, lived up to expectations.

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Dowerin Machinery Field Days

The 2016 Dowerin GWN7 Machinery Field Days was fantastic opportunity to gain information on machinery, production methods and associated farming lifestyle products all in one place. It was also a great opportunity to meet and chat to our community members.

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DAF CF85 helps Container Cargo maintain timely customer service

“I had heard a lot of good things about DAF and, in the short time we’ve had our truck, I have to say everything I’ve heard is true. It’s a

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Mingenew Expo

  With something for everyone, the two day event was packed full of exciting insights into the agricultural sector and what it has to offer and with so much more. A fantastic event to have been apart of.

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AGQUIP Field Days

Since it began in 1973, AgQuip has provided a fantastic opportunity for individuals within the agricultural industry to gain insight into the latest machinery and services available. We are glad that we could be apart of such an event, giving us the chance to meet and get to know our community members little more. The 2016 AgQuip Field Days was on the 16th – 18th of August. The Commonwealth Bank AgQuip Field Days is Australia’s largest showcase of agri-products…

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LGSA (Local Government Supervisors Association) – Bunbury

We had a great time getting to know the members of the Local Government Supervisors Association at the 2016 Conference and Trade Exhibition that was held on Thursday 11th and Friday 12th August 2016 at the Sanctuary Golf Resort, Bunbury.

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Burdett Sands: Productivity & Fuel Savings Lead to Five New Volvos

Burdett Sands PTY LTD is a Victorian company that transports a variety of sand types and raw materials, and supplies quarry construction materials to businesses throughout the state. 

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Half a Century of Success: Celebrating the Volvo Artic Hauler

Volvo Construction Equipment is not just the leader in articulated haulers – it created the market in 1966. As the concept reaches its historic 50 year milestone, Volvo is still creating machines that go where others fear to tread.

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Celebrating 50 Years of the Fuso Canter

The Fuso Canter has been been available in the Australian Transport Market for more than 40 years. It first cemented its place as an industry icon in 1978 when

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Volvo Penta – A Perfect Match for Forestry & Agriculture

With a long history working in the forestry and agricultural industry, Volvo Penta has proven itself again and again as the perfect partner for a multitude of applications in these trades. 

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Oiling the Wheel of Success

“It can be frustrating that people don’t know what we can do to help them but we see that as a challenge,” says McCarthy. “More and more people are becoming aware

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Volvo Machines are First Choice for Operators at ANL

Located in Sydney NSW, Australian Native Landscapes Pty Ltd are a leading Horticulture and Landscaping company who operate manufacturing, packaging and distributing a range of landscaping and garden products.

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Productive ‘sideline’ spurs equipment upgrade at Nankin

OPPORTUNITIES to diversify farm businesses have been invaluable for numerous producers across Australia amid the challenging terms of trade in recent years, and so it has proved on the Lang family’s ‘Broadmeadows’ property at Nankin, near Rockhampton in Queensland. 

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PACCAR Portraits – Chris Lawson

Another happy Kenworth and CJD Tasmania customer! Check out this great PACCAR Portraits video featuring Chris Lawson and his Kenworth K200 

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Australia Gets Wise

Home to the world’s largest collection of wild flowers, world-class wine producing regions, long white beaches and one of the planet’s oldest living cultures – Western Australia (WA) has a lot to boast about. To preserve these idyllic natural surroundings, environmental care is taken very seriously

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Paccar Potraits: Adept Holdings

“DAF offers the best features of the best trucks I’ve used,” Neville said. “It has the highest levels of comfort and safety,  better than any other European brand. It also delivers more power, and lower fuel consumption and operating costs than Japanese trucks,” he added. Click on the image below to read the full article.     View DAF Truck Range > Contact Us >

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Cost Efficiency & Reliability for Future Growth in WA & Darwin

Founded in 1989, Miniquip is today known as a diverse and progressive Perth based hire business that specialise in supplying compact earthmoving equipment. Their growing fleet includes excavators, skid steer, & all terrain loaders, the larger excavators in their fleet being 14 and 21 ton Volvo.

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The Volvo Dealer Conference 2015

A snap shot of the 2015 Volvo Dealer Conference held in Bali, Indonesia. 

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Aspect Macarthur School Enjoy Their Trip to CJD Equipment

The Aspect Macarthur School provides an evidence informed educational program for more than 104 students with autism spectrum across five separate sites in the Macarthur region. Last week, some of the kids were

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CJD Service Unmatched for Dixon Sand

Dixon Sand, a respected customer of CJD, and their impressive fleet of heavy machinary are featured in the latest Australian Earthmoving Magazine. The legendary story of their family owned business is a fantastic read, and their nod toward CJDs umatched service over the years is great recognition for the Sydney CJD Equipment team. 

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Mulreadys – Servicing the Local Community

After 25 years of business John Mulready, owner and operator of Mulreadys Transport and Quarry, was ready to retire. In 2006 John put his business on the market and it wasn’t long before it was sold to long time customers, Nick and Katie Gubbins.

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Child’s play in Australia’s biggest sandpit

Robert Mackenzie, or ‘Macka’ as he’s known, is not your average entrepreneur. Seven years ago, the married father-of two decided to take a break from his successful sand extraction business and whisk his family away for the adventure of a lifetime.

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