SDLG Launches L958F Wheel Loader in Australia

The 5 t-rated wheel loader is designed for heavy-load applications and will feature a Tier III engine.     At Australia’s largest agricultural event, AgQuip, in August, SDLG and CJD Equipment unveiled the L958F wheel loader to over 100,000 attendees. Replacing the older 5 t-rated LG958L, the L958F will support various construction activities, including material handling, land clearing and general earthmoving.   The Australian version of the machine will be equipped with a Dalian Deutz Tier…

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Agriculture Spending and Investment Surges Despite Dry Spell

  A difficult year for farmers has had little impact on spending and investment, according to Australia’s banks. In fact, spending on equipment, property and infrastructure has increased over the past 12 months. This shows a positive outlook for farming in Australia for the coming years, at least as far as farmers are concerned.   The key to farming profits, putting aside the persistent dry conditions around much of the country, has always been investment in…

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Is Organic Farming a Flash in the Pan?

The word ‘organic’ may seem like the latest in a long line of dietary buzzwords, akin to the likes of paleo, superfood and gluten-free. To many Australians, what it means to create a truly organic product is somewhat of a mystery. Despite the ambiguity, organic product labelling is actually heavily regulated in Australia, and the trend towards organic is growing steadily. But, is organic here to stay?   The Australian organic industry Organic products in Australia…

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Aussie Farmers Make The Most of Scorching Summers With Solar

The searing Australian sunshine can be the bane of existence for many Australian farmers, as rain is hard to come by and crops suffer under extreme temperatures. Some farmers, however, are making the most of these conditions by using our most abundant resource – the sun – to offset their energy costs and keep their farms afloat.   Energy Minister Josh Frydenberg famously quoted figures on a 2016 episode of ABC’s Q&A program which suggested that…

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WA To Host Livestock Export Conference

The Western Australian livestock export industry has been awarded a boon with the announcement that it will host the annual livestock export conference, LIVEXchange in November this year. After a well-received 2016 conference was held in Canberra, the Western Australian industry is pleased to have the opportunity to showcase their sector in 2017. To be held on November 15 and 16 at Perth’s Crown Towers, the conference will be hosted by the Western Australian Livestock Export…

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SDLG shows latest machines at Mining Indonesia

SDLG is participating in this year’s Mining Indonesia event. The company will be presenting its newest wheel loader, the L956F, and its most recent motor grader, the G9138, at the exhibition.

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Clever Tech Saves Farmers When Workers Can’t

The agricultural industry is the backbone of the Australian economy. From wool, to beef, to wheat, our farmers provide as much as 93% of our annual produce locally and contribute to our exporting income to the tune of more than $40 billion. Despite its significance within Australia, the agricultural community continues to suffer a high attrition rate of workers, with fewer young people carrying on the family business and fewer new recruits into the industry. So,…

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21st Century Farming: Where Heavy Machinery Matters

In today’s world of advanced technology, devices have become an integral part of our everyday lives. Few of us can live without our smartphones, for example, and the technology continues to become more intuitive with each passing day. The agricultural industry has always been an eager adopter of technological innovation. In such a physically demanding environment, machinery makes possible the sewing, harvesting, and transport of produce, in a way that a purely human workforce never could….

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Operator Review – New DAF CF85 510hp

Andrew Arnold, the owner of 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; power, reliability and reputable backup service which is what this operator is getting from his new DAF CF85

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CJD Delivers First DAF CF85 510HP in Australia

For more than a decade, the CF85 has earned an enviable reputation for versatile, reliable performance and excellent fuel efficiency through the PACCAR MX-13 engine at 460Hp. With the extra power and torque on offer, the 510Hp MX-13 now provides even more flexibility to an already compelling package.

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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 LG959 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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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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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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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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