Power Equipment celebrates 30 years in the diesel power business

Family-owned company Power Equipment this year celebrated 30 successful years of delivering diesel power solutions to Australian customers, and 10 years of operation in New Zealand Power Equipment started from humble beginnings as an undercapitalised three-man operation in 1990 with the rights to distribute Yanmar marine and industrial engines in Australia. The company has gone […]

Southern Forest Irrigation Scheme won’t work says former Director General

Kim Taylor is the former Director General of the Department of Water in Western Australia and gives his reasons why he believes the scheme will fail According to Kim Taylor there is not enough water for the proposed scheme and it will also have a huge impact on the Donnelly River. But the current State […]

Australia Indian water centre formed to tackle niggling water challenges

A consortium of research institutions in Australia and India have combine to find solutions for  irrigation issues Ongoing water issues is exactly what has bought nine Australian and 15 Indian research institutions together, including The University of Western Australia, and it includes the launch of a new centre to address critical water security and sanitation […]

LK Diesel offers full complement of engines, pumps and gen sets

LK Diesel provides an equipment design and build service for agricultural and industrial applications LK Diesel has built a strong reputation on its expertise in repairing and overhauling industrial and commercial diesel engines but as an authorised dealer for many leading brands. No two operations are the same and farmers looking to install equipment like […]

TTI and Aussie Pumps combine to produce a compact firefighting kit

Fire Guard 220

Polyurethane tank manufacturer TTI has teamed up with Aussie Pumps to produce a compact, mop up firefighting kit dubbed the Fire Guard 220. Following last summer’s disastrous bushfires, the companies say they want people well prepared before the hot weather starts again. The system can be mounted on the back of a ute or trailer, […]

CSIRO and Goanna Ag combine to maximise irrigation water use

Dr Rose Brodrick, CSIRO

Irrigation water is a precious resource and ensuring the efficiency of its use is crucial to successful crop production. A partnership between Australia’s national science agency CSIRO and local agricultural technology company Goanna Ag will see sensors and analytics combined to guide the best use of irrigation water. An Australian first, ‘WaterWise’ is a water-use […]