TRUCK TIPS: How to Avoid Hydraulic Component Failure

There are a number of causes for hydraulic system faults, however, contaminated fluid is the cause 80% of the time. This is quite a substantial statistic (and one we understand you’d rather not be part of), so what can you do to protect your hauler from hydraulic component failure? Here are some helpful tips.   What causes contamination? The three types of contamination include solid particles, air and water. All of these cause some form of…

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6 Tips for Keeping Demolition Safe

6 Tips for Keeping Demolition Safe While many myths about the demolition industry abound, the idea that the practice is inherently dangerous still holds true today. When heavy machinery and destruction are combined, there are obvious risks involved. While the demolition industry in Australia is legislated to promote safety above all else, there is always potential for disaster. For those considering entering the industry, or those simply wanting to make their workplace safer for others, there…

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4 Future Construction Industry Trends

What does 2017 have in store for the construction industry and how to adapt? Being able to adapt to such a volatile industry has many benefits for a business. Adaptation allows for businesses to extend their scopes and incorporate all the trends that have emerged over the last several months. These four trends are shaping the construction industry’s future. Which of these trends have you observed?   Technology – Virtual Reality Design One of the biggest…

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Volvo Makes a Splash in Colorado

Whinnery Construction, a Colorado-based contractor, is employing Volvo excavators to ensure safe passageway for whitewater enthusiasts in the Animas River.

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Blake Mulroe is New South Wales’ top apprentice

After sacrificing weekends, working two jobs, Ingleburn’s Blake Mulroe has been recognised as the region’s top apprentice.

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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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South West Car Carriers Double their Versatility with DAF

Simon Gill, an honest country bloke and owner-operator of South West Car Carriers, dissects the reasons for purchasing two DAF CF85s – and doubts there’s any better method to move his cargo.

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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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Powering Up Waste Disposal

With the help of Volvo excavators, a waste-to-energy facility in Pennsylvania is undertaking significant site improvement efforts to lay the foundation for enhanced site safety and efficiency as well as establishing the infrastructure needed to manage increased waste capacity in the future.

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Technology is Rebuilding the Construction Industry

Technology is breaking boundaries in numerous industries, disrupting traditional processes and impacting productivity in a positive way. The construction industry is no exception – hard hats and high-vis are no longer the must haves onsite, replaced with wearable technology, drones and blueprints in the cloud.

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Volvo ECR35D Test Drive

Carene Chong for Constructionsales.com.au got to chat with excavator operator, Kieran Towan from Victorian plumbing solutions provider, M Tucker & Sons. See what they had to say about the Volvo ECR35D Compact Excavator.

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Bright Future Underground for Driverless Technology

Driverless technology is going underground and the future looks bright. Volvo, known for being at the forefront of driverless passenger cars, have taken their technology into trucking, pioneering platooning technology –

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Volvo A40F

Green Technology on Construction Sites

As well as being at the forefront of 21st century passenger car concept and design, Volvo is also engineering a range of heavy haulage vehicles and equipment which is set to change the way we think about the traditional construction site.

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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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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 47 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 tonnes; articulated haulers from 35 to 60 tonnes; 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 tonne performance.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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