Technology at $7m Mt Gambier plant poles apart from run-of-mill treatment

Revolutionary new ‘green’ process converts residues into biochar. A low toxicity treated pine fence post that withstands bushfires is the latest example of the South Australian forest industry’s commitment to innovation. The Tana post is the result of a $7 million investment by the Mount Gambier-based Roundwood Solutions. Founder Stephen Telford describes his business as …

Steel Sheds Vs Purlin Sheds: Which One Really Reigns Supreme?

A strong and reliable shed is considered a real investment in the agricultural industry. Farmers use sheds to protect their investments from the harsh environments many farmers work through, and shelter livestock from the inclement weather. Due to the value of the possessions and assets kept within the walls of a farm shed, it is …

National Railway Museum Partners with Spanlift

National Railway Museum receives $300,000 grant Following several months of liaison, it was wonderful news to hear that the SA Government (through the Department for Education) has allocated a sum of $300,000 to NRM for the construction of an extension to the western side of the Fluck pavilion. Measuring about 94m long, 8m wide and …

THE FUTURE CERTAINTY FOR SHEEP

Traditionally sheep farmers across Australia were dependent on the weather being right to work on sheep, with work only happening when conditions allowed. The work was planned around the weather and when inclement weather occurred sheep work was deferred incurring cost and inconvenience (leaving the farmer feeling sheepish and the contractors feeling fleeced) Traditionally sheep …

Spanlift: Growing SA Field Day 2018

Spanlift Australia is delighted to be exhibiting at the inaugural Growers SA Conference being held at the Adelaide Hills Convention Centre, Hahndorf, SA on Friday 14th September 2018. GROWING SA 2018 is the inaugural annual conference of South Australia’s grain and livestock industries. It will be hosted by Grain Producers SA and Livestock SA, both …