M Tucker & Sons
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.
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.
P&V Wade Earthmoving
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.
Burdett Sands: 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.
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.
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. This longstanding partnership has orchestrated an instrumental influence on the evolution of Sydney and more specifically the local area over the past 50 years
Video review: Volvo ECR50D excavator
Container Cargo Specialist
“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 highly functional vehicle which can handle the many challenges of transporting large containers in the metropolitan area,”
“We really like them” Nick says, talking about the SDLG Loaders. “Firstly we like the price. SDLG Wheel Loaders are great value for money and as a consequence of being able to afford a larger loader for our dollar, our productivity has greatly increased.”
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