For improved road maintenance

  Australian based road maintenance and manufacturing company Stabilcorp has released its ShoulderMaster Gravel Skid Steer attachment. This product is said to build on the success of its first paving attachment, the SM1500 which delivers both asphalt and gravel. This powerful machine has a capability to disperse material up to 2.2 metres wide through a…

W.O.F for Conexpo 2017

by Charles Fairbairn Last month I was asked to attend a work conference in Las Vegas. The rigmarole of simultaneously renewing a passport and dealing with a Visa application is now behind me. I thought I had everything more or less sorted. Until today. This morning I received an email comprising tips from Con-expo veterans of…

New directional drill for Ditch Witch

Ditch Witch has added the new JT40 horizontal directional drill (HDD) to its fleet of drills. The new unit is equipped with two, 7-inch LED displays for a direct view into machine functions. The machine’s position indicator tells the operator the  drill location, for increased productivity and more intuitive operation, and an operator control on…

WorkSafe’s new health and safety tool

WorkSafe has developed a new online tool to help businesses get started with managing their workplace health and safety risks. The ‘Around the Block’ tool is animated and interactive, taking users on a journey through a typical city block. Thirteen businesses often seen on a city block have been included so far – from cafes…

Conexpo 2017 Destination Las Vegas

  By Charles Fairbairn Last month I received an early morning phone-call. It was my manager asking me if I’d like to attend Conexpo 2017 as Contrafed’s official delegate. “It’s an immense event.. new equipment..Las Vegas..new technology.. Las Vegas.” That’s sort of what he said. Ok I borrowed parts. Well the experience has already started thank you.…

A new safety harness from CLiC-iT

Adrenalin Forest, the agent for CLiC-iT, has launched the CLiC-iT PRO 60, a personal fall arrest system specifically designed for industrial applications. Two years ago, Adrenalin Forest adopted the innovative French safety system, the CLiC-iT 21 product across its three adventure parks in order to enhance safety. CLiC-iT removes the possibility of participants being able…