Author : Contrafed PUblishing

Classic Machines Scrapers

Classic Machines: Hancock’s elevating scraper pioneer

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Many of the machines used in earthmoving today were born out of the need for a specific tool to carry out a local task. Necessity...
Classic Machines Tractors

Classic Machines: The International-Harvester TD-18 tractor

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International introduced the model TD-18 track type tractor in 1938, primarily aimed at the growing construction market. Initially known as the TD-65, the machine’s designation...
On The Cover

The right gear for the job

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As part of an ongoing capital replacement programme Wairoa contracting company Quality Roading and Services has recently taken delivery of three new Hyundai excavators. The...
Contractor Project

Causeway Upgrade Project

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One of the largest roading projects in the country’s history is surging ahead in west Auckland and, although it’s progressing well, there’s still a lot...
Comment Contractor

The contractor’s new best friend

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A milestone was reached in the civil-construction industry last year when contractors and consulting engineers held a joint annual conference – mutual recognition of being...