12 Jun 2012 - Best of the Rest - Laurence Gale MSc
Regular and seasonal aeration maintenance operations are essential to ensure turfgrass quality is maintained throughout the playing seasons of most fine natural turf and field turf facilities.
The Science of Compliance
30 Dec 2011 - Best of the Rest - Laurence Gale MSc
Like most people these days, we tend to take for granted the choice and selection of professional pesticide products on the market for the turfcare industry. We rarely care, or understand, the complexities of bringing these products to the market place; however, we are the first to complain about their cost.
Book Review - Sports Ground Management A Complete Guide
13 Feb 2010 - Best of the Rest - Laurence Gale MSc
All sports persons and players, at whatever level, need quality surfaces on which to play, and constructing, preparing and maintaining surfaces are all essential tasks carried out by professional groundspersons.
The Anco Story
11 Feb 2010 - Best of the Rest - Sarah Gibson
Pitchcare Oceania travels to the Anco head office in Cranbourne, for a chat with owner and founder John Cotter and his right hand man manager Bruce Stephens. We have to travel back to the heady days of 1977 to South Melbourne to discover the beginnings of Anco. Discover how Anco grew from a 20 acre patch of dirt in Geelong to Melbourne's biggest Turf Supplier.
Hats off to Hatton Part 2: The Recycling Revolution and “Lefty Socialist” Geoff!
3 Feb 2010 - Best of the Rest - Sarah Gibson - 1 comment
Geoff Hatton is one of the most recognisable figures in our industry, he’s a straight talking man with a wealth of experience. Catch up with the last of our two part special with the story continuing from the year 2000 to now.
Hats off to Hatton! Part 1: Early days to the Olympics
27 Jan 2010 - Best of the Rest - Sarah Gibson
Geoff Hatton is one of the most recognisable figures in our industry. He’s a straight talking man with a wealth of experience. Cobbity Turf Farm south of Sydney is home to Geoff’s businesses Sustainable Renovations and Manoeuvre Equipment Pty Ltd, the sports field construction arm of the business.
$73m WA Athletic Stadium Opened
29 May 2009 - Best of the Rest - Editor
Western Australia's most influential sporting identities were honoured today as the state's new $73m WA Athletic Stadium was officially opened.