Recon’s remote-control mulcher is turning heads

James and Cameron Gray are turning heads with their new remote-control mulcher, specially designed for the harsh Australian bush. The twin brothers and founders of Recon Industries developed their ground-breaking mulcher with a DEUTZ engine.

Great service is only part of the story

Shane and Glen McKay were children when their parents, Paul and Isabel, started Diesel Parts & Service Pty Ltd (DPS) in 1970. Shane and Glen took over in 1997 after Paul died and have run it since. They now have 25 staff.

DEUTZ Australia Dealers of the Year announced

Three businesses with a combined 104 years’ service as DEUTZ dealers have won 2019 Dealer of the Year awards. LK Diesel Service Pty Ltd and Diesel Parts and Service Pty Ltd tied for Australian Dealer of the Year, while Shaw Diesels is New Zealand Dealer of the Year. The winners all have solid reputations in…
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A powerful combination gets the job done

Penske and DEUTZ are a powerful combination. No project is too large, too small or too complicated when they collaborate. Penske Power Systems and DEUTZ recently worked with the Verseng Group to produce four truck aircraft loading units (TALUs) for the Middle East. Adelaide-based Penske Power Systems Off Highway Product Support and Sales Representative Ben…
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Celebrating 20 years of old-fashioned service

Above image: Shaun and Suzanne Andersen (right) with their team. Great old-fashioned service helped Andersen Truck and Tractor P/L celebrate 20 years in January 2020. Run by Shaun and Suzanne Andersen, the Goondiwindi business began in 2000 when Shaun’s employer sold up and Suzanne left the finance industry. It repairs and rebuilds truck and tractor…
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Pumping up businesses around the world

Above image: Commercial Business Unit Manager Hem Prakash (left) and Production Team leader Tony Lam inspecting the Davey ISO CF80400BI before despatch. Davey Water Products has helped Melbourne businesses to ‘go with the flow’ using its famous water pumps for more than 80 years. It all started in 1934, when Frank W. Davey opened an…
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The sky’s the limit at Conplant

*Before Reading: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people should be aware that this website article may contain images of deceased persons in photographs. Conplant and DEUTZ are a match made in heaven. Both are versatile, multi-talented, adventurous and passionate about the environment. Established in 1961, Conplant is Australia’s largest compaction specialist, with a 1000-unit hire…
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EIP Diesel sets the pace in Sydney’s west

It’s all about the engines at EIP Diesel, whose staff have a combined 100 years’ service in the diesel engine and generator industry. Managing Director Alister Lawrence took over the business in 2004 with 50 per cent shareholder Douglas St George. It now has six staff, an apprentice and a reputation as one of the…
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Shaun keeps it all in the family

Andersen Truck and Tractor P/L is a real family affair. Shaun Andersen and his wife Suzanne started the business in 2000 when their son Tom, 19, was a toddler. Tom is now a qualified diesel fitter in their Goondiwindi business, where Suzanne works full-time and “runs the show”. Their team, which includes eight mechanics, repairs…
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Patience and persistence pays off for Paul

Since moving around New South Wales as a child with his dad’s dam maintenance job, Paul Bedford has had his feet firmly on the ground. The engine specialist has been with Tamworth’s Retorque Engine Reconditioning and Engineering since he started as an apprentice in 1995. Now Managing Director, Paul purchased the business, which opened in…
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