High definition imagery

Nearmap has been launched here, providing Kiwi businesses access to quality aerial maps of the country’s major cities. This high definition imagery and frequency of capture enables businesses to view and inspect what is on the ground in incredible detail, remotely and easily on a web browser. An historical library of content dating back to…

New Kato City Range models

Two brand new Kato 20 tonne CR200Rf cranes have just been added to McLeod’s Cranes’ sizeable fleet, and Scott McLeod, managing director of the large firm, which services the Bay of Plenty and Waikato regions, says he couldn’t be happier. “There is significant demand for cranes this size, which is why our two new machines…

CablePrice adds McCloskey to its brands

Screening and crushing industry specialist, McCloskey International has selected CablePrice as local distributors for its equipment to its global network, serving New Zealand, Fiji, New Caledonia and Tonga. The deal was officially cut at Hillhead 2018 last month. McCloskey designs and manufactures innovative crushers, screeners, stacking conveyors and washing systems for the likes of aggregate…

New underground information service in Taranaki

 A new Taranaki firm, Utility Scan, specialises in state-of-the-art underground services in the region. “Strikes on underground services like electricity, gas, water or sewerage are surprisingly common,” says Utility Scan operations manager Ben Giles. Utility Scan supplies detailed information of underground assets by using cutting-edge technology and internationally recognised training and industry experience. Giles says…

Investing in Sumitomo

Auckland based earthmoving company The Digger Collective has recently purchased its second Sumitomo SH235X-6 from New Zealand distributor, AB Equipment. However, there was something very special about this one. It was wanted in a hurry! “We put it out to tender but on the condition that it was very time critical, the excavator needed to…

Komatsu’s new HD1500-8 haul truck

Komatsu has released the HD1500-8 mechanical drive dump truck, a 142 metric tonne capacity hauler designed to reduce cost per tonne through such features as highest payload in its class, faster cycle times, improved fuel efficiency, longer component life and enhanced maintainability. It replaces Komatsu’s HD1500-7, introduced in 2008 and with more than 50 units…