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…

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…

Best in Show- a sneak preview

This beautifully restored International-Harvester PH95 PayHauler was photographed by an alert member of the public at Ports of Auckland this weekend. The truck, owned by C&R Developments(formerly Baker Construction) in Cambridge, is bound for Wheels at Wanaka 2019, in several stages. C&R has also imported a Euclid TC-12 from the States, and this is being…

Classic Caterpillar scrapers: The Cat 619 scraper

The 619 motorscraper introduced a number of firsts for Caterpillar scrapers, including planetary final drives, two-cylinder hydraulic steering and semi-modular construction for easier maintenance. The clip we are sharing was made from images published in Contractor magazine in 2006. If you would like to read the article in it’s original layout you can read the…

SoCal Earthmovers footage

SoCal Earthmovers sets the bar for footage of machinery working on huge projects in Southern California. This clip is a recent example of Socal’s skill. Pretty impressive watching these machines move in and out of shot. There are over 100 machines working on this project, with Caterpillar 651B and 657E/657 scrapers to the fore. Cecil…