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Like the namesake, Simplicity Australia’s equipment is designed to simplify agricultural practice. And they do – dubbed ‘Australia’s Favourite Air Seeder’ – the native manufacturer is a well-recognised leader in its field, offering the largest range of air seeders in Australia and employing over 80 people. Simplicity Australia’s name also reflects its humble beginnings. The first Simplicity air seeder being built in a backyard shed in the small town of Jandowae, Queensland in the late 1970’s, using a simple auger-type metering system....

B&D Engineering started as a three-employee company in 1993. Today, it’s a successful fitting and machining company based in Griffith, New South Wales, hiring 13 full-time employees.  With services provided to a wide range of industries, from wineries to cotton gins, feedlots, poultry and primary...

Since 1949, Walsh & Ford has been servicing the bulk handling of grains for farmers in the Dalby region. Their grain augers and bulk bins have long been favoured by grain farmers, and the business has expanded into other areas including bulk handling of liquid,...

Adelaide-based Statewide Electric Motor Centre (SEMC) has been providing electric motor and pump services to a wide range of industries for nearly 40 years. Manager Monica Samra says good customer service has been a key to her business’ success. Working closely with the CBC Regency Park branch, the company purchases NTN sealed bearings...

Read about how the use of NTN “EA” long life bearings, recommended by CBC engineers, helped a major mining operation successfully extend service life in their fleet of walking draglines. The operators had already undertaken mechanical and operational improvements with some positive results, but bearing life was still...

As a family-owned and operated business based out of Deniliquin, NSW, Ennor Engineering have been serving the agricultural sector for over 70 years, manufacturing a disc plough range that spans all kinds of produce from cereal crops, to rice, cotton and sugar cane. Managing Director Craig Ennor explains why the Ennor ploughs are favoured by farmers Australia-wide. READ MORE...

“We make things in Australia. We do it well. We need to keep making things in Australia.” Those were Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s comments when he announced, in October 2020, the launch of a “new era of Australian manufacturing” in line with the federal government’s $1.5...

October and November are peak harvest months for crops such as canola, barley, oats and pulses. The season is also associated with higher risk of harvester fires – a major issue for the grain industry in the dry summer of the southern Australian cities. Research conducted...

Mining and mineral processing operations in Australia are highly dispersed, and in many instances, far from major support centres. Mining companies are compelled to maintain critical insurance spares to mitigate equipment failure downtime. However, there are still gaps in component part inventories such as bearings. There...