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26th July 2019

What is the best dozer brand?

Dozers have been around for over a century and are a common earthmoving machine. Otherwise known as bulldozers, they were originally built to push large quantities of soil, sand and other materials during construction works. There is an extensive variety of considerations to take into account when hiring a dozer. Such as when choosing a dozer brand you must take into account their undercarriage, the hydraulics and attachments, safety and size.

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30th November 2018

Rio Tinto to invest $3.5 billion into WA’s Koodaideri iron ore mine!

Rio Tinto has approved $3.5 billion AUD for their intelligent Koodaideri mine project in Western Australia, with the investment focused heavily on augmenting production, technology and innovation in the Pilbara.

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26th July 2019

What is a dozer?

A dozer short for bulldozer is a continuous tracked tractor with a substantial wide metal plate (blade) that is mounted to the front of the tractor. Dozers are large and powerful tracked machinery and the tracks provide them with ground holding capability and mobility in all kinds of terrains. The torque divider is designed to transform the engine power in order to enhance the dragging capacity. The first dozer was adapted from a farm tractor and was used to plow fields. The first design of the dozer was back in 1923 by a farmer James Cummings and draftsman J. Earl McLeod. Over the years the dozers got bigger and more powerful and the demand grew in the earthmoving industry. Some of the world's biggest brands such as Caterpillar, Komatsu and Case started to manufacture the rubber type dozers, while Caterpillar also started to manufacture large rubber tired dozers. These days dozers are commonly used on projects across Australia in both capital cities and regional areas.

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