20 Million Drum Milestone in Sight
31 Jul 2012 - Health and Safety - drumMuster
Records are made to be broken and drumMUSTER is well on its way to smashing a milestone by getting ready to collect its 20 millionth container in a few months time.
Making the Most of Meetings at Work - Part One - The Executive Secretary Role
30 Jul 2012 - Consultancy - Frank Newberry
Trainer and Motivational Speaker Frank Newberry is convinced that we can all contribute to making meetings at work more productive and more enjoyable
Exploding the Myths about Sports Turf Drainage
29 Jul 2012 - Consultancy - Gordon Jaaback
A number of factors contribute to the success in a sports pitch drainage programme. Installing and maintaining a system is an expensive undertaking. A complete system, incorporating slit drainage and sand dressing, can amount to in the region of $40,000 to $50,000.
Sustainable Turfgrass Management in Asia 2013 Conference
28 Jul 2012 - Shows and seminars - Micah Woods
The Sustainable Turfgrass Management in Asia 2013 conference will be held on 11 to 13 March at Pattaya, Thailand. The 2012 conference saw nearly 200 delegates, representing 20 different countries, come to learn about the most effective turfgrass management techniques in Asia
Eight Ways to Pull Something Out of the Ground Easily & Safely with Jackjaw
27 Jul 2012 - Industry News - John Kennedy
The Australian designed and patented Jackjaw lifting device manufactured by Lightwave Technology in Bayswater Victoria is now available in eight separate model variations.
HG Sports Turf - Management Appointment
25 Jul 2012 - Appointments - Press Release - 1 comment
Nathan Humphreys appointed ‘General Manager – Sydney’ Nathan will be responsible for developing and managing HG Sports Turf’s business activities in the ACT, NSW and QLD. HG Sports Turf supplies proprietary sports turf products including:
Royal Progress for Premiership new boys Reading
24 Jul 2012 - Football - Laurence Gale MSc
After one of the most exciting finishes to a Premier League campaign, it is no wonder it is considered to be one of the most prized and richest leagues in world football and, for those fortunate enough to compete in it, the financial rewards are estimated at around £85m annually.
Wimbledon's Preparations for Olympic Tennis
24 Jul 2012 - Tennis - Laurence Gale MSc
Later this year, there will be a new man in charge of the hallowed turf, as Neil Stubley takes over the reins, but not before the outgoing Eddie Seaward notches his twenty-second year in charge. As well as Wimbledon fortnight, the duo are also tasked with preparing the venue for the 2012 Olympics tennis tournament - which begins just three weeks after The Championships have finished
2012 Winter issue of Golf Industry Central
23 Jul 2012 - Golf - Mike Orloff
The 2012 Winter issue of Golf Industry Central is now available inside. This issue focuses on New Zealand and has an overview of the upcoming Golf Managers Conference being held in Christchurch. Included is our regular wrap up of what is happening in our industry throughout Australia, New Zealand, and SE Asia.
Back to Basics 2
23 Jul 2012 - Training & Education - Stuart Staples
In Part 2 of his 'back to basics' series on fertilisers, Scotts International Technical Manager, Stuart Staples, considers how understanding turf's natural growth pattern can assist you in putting together the right fertiliser programme
The Sweet Solution
22 Jul 2012 - Consultancy - Mark Atkins
Much has been made of the possibilities of using sugar and its derivatives to get the turf going, with many reasoned explanations behind this, some of which are increased microbial activity and energy supply.
Leaf Spot Diseases
21 Jul 2012 - Consultancy - Dr Kate Entwistle
There are a wide range of fungi that cause leaf spot disease on amenity turfgrasses and these individual fungi will cause damage to different grass types under different environmental conditions.
Quake-hit Clubs in Recovery Mode
21 Jul 2012 - Golf - Editor
For New Zealand’s Christchurch golf clubs severely affected by the devastating earthquakes, there is still a long way to go before they are 100 per cent operational.
MCG Head Groundsman Departs
20 Jul 2012 - Appointments - Press Release - 3 comments
The Melbourne Cricket Club (MCC) regrets to advise that arenas operations manager Cameron Hodgkins has tendered his resignation, effective August 3.
Sheltons 7 Steps to Successful Fairway Drainage
20 Jul 2012 - Consultancy - David Shelton
Few soils will drain fast enough to allow golf to be played in comfort after a period of prolonged rain, but effective drainage techniques can make a huge difference to the speed in which water will drain away.
Hamilton Golf Course for Sale Again
20 Jul 2012 - Golf - Editor
A 45-hectare golf course just outside the Hamilton city boundary that has seen some changes of ownership over the past 10 years, is up for sale again.
You Gotta Roll With It!
19 Jul 2012 - Golf - Keith Scruton
I would hope that we have all heard of the Disturbance Theory by now. It has been preached by Richard Windows and Henry Bechelet for long enough. It discusses how to set the right level of management to encourage the finer grasses into our greens, while improving playing standards and enabling an increased level of year-round play etc.
Green ~ Keeping
19 Jul 2012 - Golf - Richard Studdard
Today, reducing environmental impacts should be on the agenda of all sports facilities. Indeed, all walks of business should be doing their bit for the environment and, as a result, potentially making financial savings in the process. Golf clubs are no different and I use these as an example of how the operational direction of a business needs to change in today’s climate.