Thousands of people flocked to Sheffield in Tasmania’s northwest to see whirring engines of the state’s industrial past brought back to life at the annual SteamFest. Source: ABC News This event showcases the machines that built the region’s early roads and harvested
Caterpillar posted a quarterly forecast for the first time ever, and the outlook was not pretty. Source: Mining Monthly Management projected earnings per share of 65-70c for the first quarter, down from the consensus of 93c. Full year guidance was maintained, but Bloomberg analyst Kar
Irrigation Australia the international conference to be held in Melbourne from 24-26 May 2016 has announced John Elliot as a keynote speaker. Source: AFDJ eNews Mr Elliot will join other speaker such as Mr Phllip Glyde, Chief Executive of the Murray-Darling Basin Authority and Luke Je
VST Tillers & Tractors Ltd has entered into an agreement with the Karnataka government in India for establishment of 92 Custom Hire Service Centres (CHSC) in nine districts. Source: FNB News The state has allocated money to give farmers access to farm machinery on a rental basis w
Polaris Industries has announced the acquisition of Taylor-Dunn, a leading provider of industrial vehicles, serving a broad range of commercial, manufacturing, warehouse and ground-support customers. Source: AFDJ eNews Taylor-Dunn, a privately owned company based in California will jo
Bumper crops have fattened western Canadian farmers’ wallets but troubling economic signals are making them more likely to buy used tractors than new — or fix what they’ve already got. Source: The Calgary Herald Two Calgary-based heavy equipment dealership chains reported a significan
Sales in Europe of soil working, sowing, fertilizing and plant protection equipment is expected to fall a further 11% in 2016. Source: Farmers Journal The overall market for arable farm machines in the EU fell by around 14% to €3.09bn in 2015, according to the European Committee of As
A large group of US business leaders traveled to Cuba with President Obama. They’re hoping to rebuild commercial ties starting with tractors. Source: CCTV America One deal that has already been signed will allow the first US factory to be built in Cuba in more than half a century. Tho
New technology, changing business structures and new marketing channels are opening up a skills gap that could hurt Australia’s agricultural competitiveness according to a recent report published by Agricultural Appointments. Source: AFDJ eNews Agricultural Appointments, Managing Dire
Irrigators in northern New South Wales can now apply for a share of $111 million in funding to upgrade on-farm water infrastructure, with Round 7 of the Sustaining the Basin Irrigated Farm Modernisation programme opening today. Source: AFDJ eNews Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for
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