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News, Articles & Publications by Vermeer Australia

Compact Solutions
Compact Solutions

With some worksites becoming smaller, the cost of labour increasing, and workplace health and safety a top concern, it is more important than ever for [...]

Versatile equipment: the key to cost-effective vegetation management
Versatile equipment: the key to cost-effective vegetation management

Vegetation management is a critical element of a utility’s asset management strategy. However, with maintenance budgets being tightened in [...]

2018 Vermeer Arbor Seminar Series
2018 Vermeer Arbor Seminar Series

Vermeer Australia, together with event partner SherrillTree, will be presenting the Vermeer Arbor Seminar Series again in 2018. This year features a [...]

Bigger Options – Bigger Productivity Gains
Bigger Options – Bigger Productivity Gains

The management of large vegetation near electrical infrastructure such as poles and wires is vital for keeping assets and the community safe, and [...]

The Australian Arbor Age Test Drive of the Vermeer BC2100XL Brush Chipper
The Australian Arbor Age Test Drive of the Vermeer BC2100XL Brush Chipper

Outstanding and awesome are the two words that summarise our test driver experience with the Vermeer BC2100XL brush chipper. Shane Duck tells [...]

One Stop Shop
One Stop Shop

SherrillTree and Notch Equipment – a brand by arborists, for arborists – have released new products for tree care professionals, while Clogger [...]

Moving in the right direction
Moving in the right direction

The use of trenchless techniques, like HDD, continues to rise in Australia as utilities discover, among others, the environmental benefits. As a [...]

The benefits of a supplier relationship in pipeline construction
The benefits of a supplier relationship in pipeline construction

Businesses now have more choice when it comes to suppliers and can shop around for the cheapest prices. However, one of the most important [...]

The Rising Sun of Solar Farming in Australia
The Rising Sun of Solar Farming in Australia

Solar farms are taking off in Australia, with several planned projects – including a 2GW facility – set to surpass the capacity of the largest [...]

Long-term outlook for Australia’s pipeliners
Long-term outlook for Australia’s pipeliners

Given the current challenges to the domestic gas market it would be easy to assume a bleak future for pipeliners, but the high demand for gas on the [...]

Vermeer’s latest mini loader meets the needs of Australia’s contractors head on
Vermeer’s latest mini loader meets the needs of Australia’s contractors head on

Vermeer’s expansion of its range of compact and powerful mini loaders continues with the introduction of the new S925TX, a unit that  combines [...]

Survival of the fittest for EPC players
Survival of the fittest for EPC players

Despite solid growth in the Australian utility-scale solar sector, it is expected that some engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) players [...]

IRENA report predicts the cost of generating solar power will fall
IRENA report predicts the cost of generating solar power will fall

The cost of generating electricity from solar sources is expected to fall significantly in the next 10 years, with components like mounting systems [...]

Key considerations for selecting a vacuum excavator
Key considerations for selecting a vacuum excavator

Vacuum excavators are essential for jobs that require excavating in congested areas as they can safely remove spoil while minimising ground disruption [...]

The Drill Trifecta: Speed, Simplicity and Sound
The Drill Trifecta: Speed, Simplicity and Sound

When completing HDD projects in urban areas, having equipment that gets the job done quickly, is easy to use, and reduces disturbance to [...]

Advanced Uses for Vacuum Excavators
Advanced Uses for Vacuum Excavators

A vacuum excavator can be one of the most versatile pieces of equipment on a worksite. Its uses go far beyond the typical potholing or utility [...]

Councils adopting trommel screens to sort recyclables
Councils adopting trommel screens to sort recyclables

Waste management is one of the most important modern environmental issues and with limited space available and high volumes, councils are increasingly [...]

2017 Federal Budget brings new investment in Australia’s pipelines
2017 Federal Budget brings new investment in Australia’s pipelines

Australia’s gas pipeline industry was a big winner in the 2017 Federal Budget, with major funding announced for the acceleration of gas development [...]

Decreasing construction costs leads to Australian solar boom
Decreasing construction costs leads to Australian solar boom

As momentum builds in the solar sector there has been a noticeable decrease in the cost of building large-scale solar farms. This has led to a boom of [...]

Exploring Mini Skid Steer Loader Attachments by NORM Engineering
Exploring Mini Skid Steer Loader Attachments by NORM Engineering

Since 1984 Norm Engineering, a 100% Australian family owned business, has designed and built attachments for Mini Loaders, Skid Steers and other [...]

ART recommends Spider Jack 3 Security Check
ART recommends Spider Jack 3 Security Check

ART wants certain customers of SpiderJack 3 to do a security-check. Please download the document linked below for info on how to perform this check. [...]

BC1200XL wood chipper in the Australian Arbor Age
BC1200XL wood chipper in the Australian Arbor Age

The BC1200XL wood chipper offers the safety features you expect from Vermeer, as well as SmartFeed and an optional winch. The guys from Vermeer [...]

SC30TX stump grinder featured in the Australian Arbor Age
SC30TX stump grinder featured in the Australian Arbor Age

The new SC30TX stump cutter from Vermeer: performance and mobility in one compact package. With a focus on ease-of-operation, the compact design of [...]

Three essential Aborist tools for safety and comfort
Three essential Aborist tools for safety and comfort

Three essential tools to ensure you will be at the height of safety and comfort when working in trees. When it comes to tree care, having the right [...]

Choosing the right pile driver for Australian solar array installation
Choosing the right pile driver for Australian solar array installation

In many large-scale, ground-mounted solar farms, choosing the right pile driver is vital for building strong foundations.  A reliable and efficient [...]

How to select a chipper or grinder for your land-clearing projects
How to select a chipper or grinder for your land-clearing projects

Selecting the right equipment is important to help enhance your productivity. There are a number of options available, from large-capacity brush [...]

Improving vineyard efficiency with compost
Improving vineyard efficiency with compost

The mid-project findings from a trial of compost applications under grapevines at three Mornington Peninsula vineyards found an improvement in soil [...]

Petzl SEQUOIA Product Recall
Petzl SEQUOIA Product Recall

There have been postings on social media regarding the Petzl SEQUOIA harness, more specifically the harness leg loop’s FAST buckle. In some rare [...]

Vermeer’s SC40TX Stump Grinder Arbor Age Review
Vermeer’s SC40TX Stump Grinder Arbor Age Review

It seems that tracks are all the rage these days and Vermeer have definitely led the way on this. The new Vermeer SC40TX Stump Grinder has taken [...]

New products from SherrillTree – March 2016
New products from SherrillTree – March 2016

Climbing line, soft shackles and carabiners from SherrillTree for professional arborists and tree care specialists.