31 Aug 2008 - Consultancy - Tony Ware
When properly installed, lightning protection in decoder systems will generally be stronger than that found in smaller multi-wire systems. The exception is pedestal-mounted multi-wire, where extensive extra lightning protection components can be housed within the pedestal.
ARMA Week in Brisbane
31 Aug 2008 - Racing / Equestrian - Rob Jenkins
The Australian Racecourse Managers Association was formed in 2004 in Tasmania. The association is the voice for the industry in its quest for improvements in race and training track construction, management and presentation throughout the nation. Last week the annual conference took place in Brisbane. Pitchcare takes a look at the week that was.
Mower Changes Cut Width on the Move
29 Aug 2008 - Industry News - Steve Mitchell
John Deere's 7400 TerrainCut mower is a new concept machine developed following extensive customer feedback in Europe and the US. The mower is now fully available from the John Deere professional dealer network.
MCG looks to Greener Pastures
28 Aug 2008 - A.F.L - Editor
The MCG has this week had a spring makeover in preparation for what shapes as a massive finals series in Melbourne. An enormous turf-replacement program will be completed before Saturday's North Melbourne versus Port Adelaide game, with the entire centre square replaced.
Parkland appointed the New Zealand distributor for Metzerplas
28 Aug 2008 - Appointments - Parkland Press
Parkland offers a wide range of drip line and tape products including Drip In and Aquatraxx. Now the Company has been appointed the New Zealand distributor for Metzerplas, a leading Israeli irrigation manufacturer with more than 35 years experience.
What’s new in Compact tractors from John Deere
27 Aug 2008 - Industry News - Steve Mitchell
John Deere's large chassis 4020 Series compact tractors are now available with new Stage 3a engines, which have been designed to meet the latest emissions regulations while still maintaining excellent fuel economy.
Baroness Truly is The Reel Deal
26 Aug 2008 - Industry News - John Purtell
The Kyoeisha Corporation of Japan has been producing grass-cutting machinery for almost 50 years under the brand name Baroness. The LM series of mowers have become very popular in recent years and are now highly respected in the sports turf industry. They are among the lightest mowers on the market weighing 81kg.
David Golf Appointed Exclusive Distributor for Club Car
25 Aug 2008 - Industry News - Editor
David Golf has been appointed as the Exclusive Distributor for Club Car Carryall and Turf Golf Course Utility Vehicles in QLD, NSW and VIC. Club Car CEO, John Stevenson, recently announced a partnership with David Golf to distribute Club Car’s range of golf course utility vehicles throughout golf courses in QLD, NSW and VIC
Mapleham Golf Course Moves Ahead
24 Aug 2008 - Golf - Parkland Press
Excellent progress has been made in the construction of Mapleham Golf Course, a key part of the huge Pegasus development north of Christchurch.
New Fairway Mower in The Mix In Australia!
23 Aug 2008 - General News - John Purtell
The mower delivers a high work rate combined with a high quality of cut in the toughest of conditions and together with a simple maintenance programme results in less down time and repair procedures.
United Push for Stadium
23 Aug 2008 - Football - Editor
Adelaide United chairman Dario Fontanarosa says the club is reviving negotiations with the state government over a proposed 45,000 all-seater inner-city stadium.
Contract Maintenance – A Topic for Discussion
22 Aug 2008 - Golf - Mike Orloff
While many clubs around Australia may outsource their food and beverage operations to professional caterers and their golf shop operations to a PGA professional, only a minority have outsourced their golf course maintenance operations to a professional maintenance company.
MCG Surface Criticised by Hawthorn
22 Aug 2008 - A.F.L - Editor
MCC chief executive Stephen Gough says a turf replacement program will have the MCG surface in better shape come AFL finals time, after it was criticised by Hawthorn coach Alastair Clarkson.
Time to change
21 Aug 2008 - General News - Richard Minton
Imagine a situation where there are no pesticides to spray - no total herbicide for use on hard surfaces such as pavements, highways, car parks etc, no selective herbicides for turf areas, football, rugby and cricket pitches or golf courses - no fungicide for turf diseases - no insecticides for pests.
Wiedenmann Selected as Test Winner
21 Aug 2008 - Industry News - Press Release
Twice as much joy for the machine builder Wiedenmann. They were barely home, loaded with orders from their exhibition at the trade show, when they received the news that a leading industry magazine had just selected the new product of this Rammingen family enterprise as the test winner.
Recycling Systems for Aurora Stadium
21 Aug 2008 - A.F.L - Editor
The Minister for the Environment, Parks, Heritage and the Arts, Michelle O’Byrne, today launched the introduction of recycling systems at the Tasmanian home of the Hawthorn Football Club, Aurora Stadium.
The Royal Garden Golf and Country Club Opens in the Philippines
20 Aug 2008 - Golf - Editor
The Royal Garden Golf and Country Club Opens in the Philippines.
Game, Set and Match Day
18 Aug 2008 - Tennis - Laurence Gale MSc
Pitchcare UK's editor heads for SW19 to spend the day with the Wimbledon groundstaff as they prepare for the all important World Group Davis Cup tie against Austria.