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Cletrac Tractors

Forgotten companies – Cletrac

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In its heyday, Cletrac was quite an innovator and made a wide range of track type tractors which were very popular. Today, it is almost...
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‘I put my all into it’

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CCNZ chief executive, Peter Silcock retired at the end of last year after six-and-a-half years in the job. Richard Silcock (no relation), who interviewed Peter...
82-50 tractor Terex

The Terex 82-50 – A Euclid TC-12 Replacement

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Terex had very big shoes to fill when it replaced its iconic TC-12/82-80 track type tractor with the new model 82-50 in the company’s product...
Classic Machines

Earthfill Compaction – A Brief History

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Good compaction of fill is essential if you are to avoid subsidence. The Romans and Egyptians knew it and so did the so-called “primitive” tribes...