The Lakes Golf Club Set For A Big Change
31 Jan 2008 - Golf - Editor
THE members of The Lakes Golf Club, in Sydney’s east, are deciding this month whether to accept a proposed Master Plan setting out massive renovations.
Tas East Coast Development Still On Despite Delays
31 Jan 2008 - Golf - Editor
A multi-million dollar residential and golf course development on Tasmania's east coast will still go ahead but is now well behind schedule.
Cavanaugh Brothers Head Floratine
30 Jan 2008 - Industry News - Carol Dutton
Kevin and Michael Cavanaugh are the new heads of Floratine Products Group having taken over as President and Vice President in October last year
New Rotary Semi-Roughs Mower Offers More Traction
29 Jan 2008 - Industry News - Steve Mitchell
John Deere's new 8800 TerrainCut semi-roughs mower features five independent 21in rotary decks, giving a total mowing width of 88in. It replaces the existing 3245C machine, and will be available from autumn 2008.
Sydney-based United Group to Run Singapore Stadium
28 Jan 2008 - General News - Editor
Sydney-based United Group is expected to generate about $500 million in revenues over the next 25 years from managing the facilities at a proposed sports stadium in Singapore.
Changing of the guard at CRJC
27 Jan 2008 - Racing / Equestrian - Editor
A changing of the guard at Clarence River Jockey Club (CRJC) this week, as three staff members prepare to take up new positions around the country.
New Syngenta Guide to Turfgrass Disease Control
26 Jan 2008 - Industry News - Press Release
Syngenta has published a new Guide to Turfgrass Disease Control, containing all the detailed information to enable turf managers to make more effective decisions on disease control and creating higher quality playing surfaces.
Les Burdett & his Adelaide Oval.
25 Jan 2008 - Cricket - Editor
The Adelaide Oval is famous for its 'Burdett Belters', pitches that batsmen usually feast on. The surface tended to favour draws in the late eighties, with six consecutive stalemates, but has produced just one since the India Test in 1992.
Have You Heard of Gamba Grass ?
24 Jan 2008 - Consultancy - Rob Jenkins
An exotic African grass is slowly infesting thousands of square kilometres of northern Australia. Gamba grass was introduced decades ago to boost cattle production, but it's now listed as a noxious weed.
Upgraded Tanaka Brushcutter Is a Real Work Horse
24 Jan 2008 - Industry News - Press Release
Lightweight, yet extremely powerful, the Tanaka TBC-2501 brushcutter is robust, easy to work with, and supplied standard with the Tanaka Trademark Sound Reduction System: quiet. The latest model follows on the tradition created over the past ten years by its predecessor, Parklands’ most popular contractor machine –TBC-250.
Feedback Generates New Fairway Mowers
23 Jan 2008 - Industry News - Press Release
John Deere's new PrecisionCut range of lightweight fairway mowers offer a number of advanced features based on customer feedback, including a new four wheel drive system and increased operator comfort. They replace the existing 3225C and 3235C models, and will be available from spring 2008.
Syngenta Fast Moving New Proliance Quattro Gives Total Weed Control
22 Jan 2008 - Industry News - Press Release
Proliance Quattro is a revolutionary new total herbicide for professional grounds maintenance, with the first ever enhanced active ingredient formulation of glyphosate using the unique Syngenta System 4 Technology - designed to give faster uptake and more reliable results under a wider range of conditions.
If You HAVE to Change Your Oil ... then do this
21 Jan 2008 - Consultancy - Brendan Casey
We would like to change a piece of mobile equipment from petroleum hydraulic fluid (AW46) to a biodegradable Ester-based fluid. In general, what steps should we take and what precautions should we observe? Can you recommend a fluid?"
A $2million Investigation into Upgrades of Melbourne & Olympic Park
21 Jan 2008 - General News - Editor
A look at the $2 million (Australian) investigation into upgrading the Melbourne and Olympic Park precinct.
Thatch - Some things never change!
20 Jan 2008 - Consultancy - Ken Barber
Thatch accumulation is one of the most common turf related problems experienced by today's course managers, yet this is nothing new. However, because of the ever-increasing demands placed on courses throughout the year, effective thatch management is essential.
New - High Tip at Low Cost
19 Jan 2008 - Industry News - Jane Undery
For 2008, Etesia has announced that end users now have the opportunity to increase the scope of their Hydro 124DS ride-on rotary through the addition of a revolutionary low-cost (MHD124) accessory designed to convert the machine's grass collector from ground-emptying to hydraulic 'high-tip' emptying.
Seabrook's Big Dreams
17 Jan 2008 - Golf - Editor
Talks are under way about a multi-million-dollar Wynyard project which may deliver a high-class international golf course and a major residential development.