Ground breaking planter by Toowoomba Engineering

    Queensland’s ‘Garden City’ based steel fabricator Toowoomba Engineering’s latest machinery range uses global precision technology to create a planting system that connects science with agriculture. Known as the Ground Breaker Precision Planter, the Australian made product allows farmers to maximise agronomic and economic gains by capitalising on genetic and technological improvements. Founded in 2015, […]

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Newcastle Concludes the 2017 Supercars Season

Newcastle was the perfect spot to finish the 2017 Supercars Championship, as the Newcastle 500 saw 192,000 fans flock to the seaside circuit over the weekend. For Mark Winterbottom, it was a weekend of consistent racing, which was exemplified by a fourth place finish in the top 10 shootout. For Cameron Waters, it was not […]

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Metalcorp’s part two series on agricultural safety

In part two of Metalcorp’s series on agricultural safety, we have put together a stockyard checklist with the help of Workplace Health and Safety Queensland. This checklist will play a vital role in ensuring your stockyards are up to date and in working order. Many accidents can occur on farms because of poorly designed stockyards. […]

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PRA Ready for Inaugural Newcastle 500

For the first time since 2008, Prodrive Racing (Australia) will conclude its racing season at a new circuit, the brand new 2.6-kilometre street course at the inaugural Newcastle 500. The PRA team will head to New South Wales hoping to end the 2017 campaign on a high note. Chaz Mostert (#55 Supercheap Auto FG X) […]

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Livestock industries contribute $10 billion to Australian agriculture

According to the Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences (ABARES) the gross value of Australian farm production has estimated to have reached a record of $62.8 billion in 2016/2017. This is a positive reflection on the hardworking farmers across the country, which has seen the Australian agriculture sector become the largest contributor […]

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No tricks for Aussie Made Trik Trailers

Aussie Made Trik Trailers has grown from a small family business with one factory in Ferntree Gully Victoria, to a diverse business where customers can buy, hire and get their trailers repaired. Since 2003, Trik Trailers has partnered with Metalcorp and Orrcon Steel to build 100% Australian made trailers, while growing their business with 15 […]

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Friendly Fire in Auckland Spoils Waters’ Podium

Cameron Waters could face a “Frosty” reception from teammates Mark Winterbottom and Chaz Mostert after his podium finish in Sunday’s Auckland SuperSprint at Pukekohe. Mark “Frosty” Winterbottom was the standout driver for Prodrive Racing (Australia) on Saturday, finishing runner-up in Race 23, yet friendly fire on turn eight of the first lap on Sunday resulted […]

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Metalcorp’s Part 1 series on agricultural safety

Over the next few months Metalcorp will be sharing a series of safety related information, which will keep our valued customers informed on how to prevent farm related injuries. According to Safe Work Australia, agriculture has the highest fatality and injury rate of any Australian industry. Part one of our series on safety is a […]

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PRA Aim For Sixth Win At Auckland

Heading across the Tasman Sea for its lone international event of 2017, Prodrive Racing (Australia) travels to New Zealand with plenty to gain as the Supercars season nears its conclusion. Having displayed leading pace in the previous three events – which included a pair of race wins and claiming the Pirtek Enduro Cup – PRA […]

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PRA Win Enduro Cup At Gold Coast 600!

For the first time in team history, Prodrive Racing (Australia) has won the Pirtek Enduro Cup, thanks to a mighty effort by Chaz Mostert and co driver Steve Owen. Following a third-place finish at Sandown, salvaging tenth at Bathurst, and winning Saturday’s Race 21, Mostert and Owen finished seventh on Sunday at the Gold Coast […]

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