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Featured Equipment: Hitachi ZX870H Excavator
By National Plant · 7 years ago
Hydraulic excavators and wheel loaders can both move materials at mine sites, but how do you know which one is more effective? To start with, excavators thrive in limited working space and on poor footing. ...
Help is at hand thanks to new transport app
By National Plant · 7 years ago
The Trans-Help Foundation, with support from Iveco Trucks Australia, has released a mobile app designed to boost workplace health and safety for transport drivers while on the road. The app was launched at the Brisbane ...
Size and scale to be your perfect strategic partner
By Mark Hennessy · 7 years ago
Here at National Plant & Equipment (NPE), our leading market position in heavy equipment rental and sales means we have the size and scale to become an ideal strategic partner to your business. Take a ...
The future of Australian mining metals: liquid natural gas
By Mark Hennessy · 7 years ago
Of Australia's many natural resources, liquefied natural gas (LNG) has been a significant one. Still, there have been questions about the future of Australian national gas and what to expect as the years go by. ...
Top 5 facts about the largest Caterpillar wheel loader
By Mark Hennessy · 7 years ago
Late last year, Caterpillar launched its largest wheel loader ever, also known as the Caterpillar 994K Wheel Loader. Heavy machinery fans the world over have been marvelling at its sizeable increase in capacity, boosted power ...
The future of Australian mining metals: iron ore
By Mark Kennedy · 7 years ago
Iron ore is one of Australia's most abundant resources, as well as being one of the country's most valuable exports. As one of the world's major iron ore producers, Australia boasts the world's largest iron ...
Safety tips when renting heavy machinery
By Mark Kennedy · 7 years ago
Construction sites can be dangerous places. Falls from working at height, slips and trips, exposure to loud noise or being struck or crushed by heavy machinery are just a few of the hazards and risks ...