Komatsu’s mining dozer with full IMC

Komatsu has released its D375Ai-8, which is the company’s first mining dozer incorporating its fully integrated Intelligent Machine Control system. The 72.9 tonne D375Ai-8 is powered by a US EPA Tier 4 Final emission certified Komatsu SAA6D170E-7 diesel rated at 455 kW in forward gears, and 558 kW in reverse, to provide more reversing power…

Gough Cat’s new support centre

A  new customer support centre, known as the CSC at Gough Cat’s Christchurch headquarters has been steadily developing since first going live in May last year. “From our frontline support agents to subject matter experts in parts, sales and technical services – the team’s all totally committed and resourced to resolve customer enquiries, says Gough…

A new Waikato training provider

Civil Training Licensing New Zealand (CTLNZ) is a new training and licensing company based out of Cambridge. CCNZ Waikato branch member CTLNZ specialises in WTR and forklift licensing, EWP training and onsite operator competency assessing. The company offers a range of short courses including slinging and lifting, using mobile plant, concrete saw operation, environmental care,…

Downer buys southern roading specialist 

  The Roading Company, a specialist road and civil business, based in Southland and Otago and previously owned by Dave and Raewyn Wilson, has been bought by Downer.The Roading Company will continue to operate under its current brandDowner has purchased the plant, brand and all employees will be welcome to transfer to the new business.…

TransDiesel invests into Nelson service company

TransDiesel has bought Nelson-based Translog Services, which was formed in 1992 as a parts and service company operating in the Nelson/Marlborough region. The company was then bought by Rowan & Julie Coutts in 1996. In 2006 Translog Services relocated to its current site with the construction of a large purpose-built workshop in Brightwater alongside State…