Letter from South Australia

This ‘slightly-worn’ HD-14 is one of a pair of Allis-Chalmers tractors that have an interesting backstory. John Schmidt has hunted this tractor down- and wrote to us with the story. The essence of John’s story is thus. A pair of HD-14s, one a dozer and the other a towed scraper tug were probably ex WW11…

Spied on the hard at Port of Auckland

Late last month Dignity Ace berthed up at P.O.A with ex-United States consigned goods. Our spy down on the berths spotted a twin engine dozer rolling ashore. The Euclid 8280 is bound for Christchurch, according to our contact. We have some snaps to share with our Contractor audience.

Top 9 Ways to Avoid Earthmoving Equipment Accidents

This content was supplied by Principle People, a UK recruitment company. Accidents involving heavy earthmoving equipment are growing in frequency. Aside from the structural damage, there have also been instances of people being injured or killed. These accidents are often caused by equipment failure, human error or both. So, consider implementing steps that can reduce…