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The Great Re-Shuffle

“The grass isn’t always greener” – we all know the truth in this saying but forget the risks and do it anyway. In an economy and society that is the envy of the rest of the world, it’s hard to understand why many people are trashing the safe, secure and proven concepts for uncertainty. In […]

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From Small Things

Some years ago in my motorbike riding days, I recall a friend whose wife encouraged him to give up smoking on the basis that he could do whatever he liked with the money. In a short space of time, he bought himself a motorbike. The money he saved paid for all the running costs, including […]


Not all track plates are the same

You don’t even need to scratch beneath the surface to see that not all track plates (nor parts for that matter) are the same. Some customers prioritise price over all other considerations, but be aware that this could be costing you money. So, even though they may look the same, what’s the difference?


Prepare for the unexpected

The next two years will be the most difficult time for many decades in which to manage business. We can usually plan for expected or reasonably foreseeable events and circumstances. Known unknowns are inconvenient, but also something we can handle. But Donald Rumsfeld once said, it is the unknown unknowns – the ones we don’t […]


Bigger and Better

Bigger and Better Welcome to the new and improved Qld Rock Breakers (QRB)! We invite you all to come and see our state of the art, purpose built new facility. With over 2,000m2 dedicated to hydraulic attachments, we believe this is the largest purpose built facility of its kind in Australia. This represents a significant […]


Getting DEF a(n)d Blue

Without trucks, Australia stops. Turns out, without DEF (Diesel Exhaust Fluid, often referred to as the trademarked brand AdBlue), earthmoving, construction, mining, agriculture and many other sectors of Australia and the world that relies on diesel stops (including luxury cars). It’s high time we looked at the sustainability and self-sufficiency of our economy. When we […]


Your Right to Affordable Repair

In a win for machinery owners (and consumers generally), from July 1, 2022 the mandatory data sharing laws and other actions resulting from the “Right to Repair” initiative will start to take effect that will ensure consumers have the ability to have their products repaired at a competitive price using a repairer of their choice.

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Learn and Earn

With most things in life, you only get out what you put in. Covid19 put a pause on immigration, and it shone a light on Australia’s skills shortages. One of the lasting benefits from Covid will be that businesses have stepped up to the challenge, with Apprenticeships increasing 30% in the past year. Finding and […]