The battery-powered EGO+ Power mower recently cut beyond expectations when it was subjected to both normal and super thick turf by globally renowned lawn specialist, Allyn Hane, better known as ‘The Lawn Care Nut’.
The innovative EGO Power+ system was introduced in South Africa early this year by specialist equipment supplier, Smith Power Equipment, following the signing of an exclusive distribution agreement with EGO in December 2017.
The versatility of the machine was a major factor behind Grobbelaar Boerdery’s recent purchase of the AUSA T 204 H telehandler from Danlou Agri Hartswater, the authorised distributor of Smith Power Equipment, AUSA’s southern African dealer.
Having previously used tractors and an old, big telehandler to load bales at the farm, Grobbelaar Boerdery – a specialist in the farming of lurcene and pecanuts – recently went into the market for a telehandler. From the onset, Mareli Grobbelaar was quite clear on a preferred piece of machine – she wanted a versatile telehandler that could multi-task and be deployed across several applications around the farm, apart from the usual loading of lurcene bales.
A fleet of three Toro machines has provided a breath of fresh air for Randpark Golf Club, especially the new Workman HDX with a Pro Pass Top Dresser which has ushered in a new level of efficiency as far as topdressing of the greens is concerned.
Randpark Golf Club has taken delivery of three Toro machines from local supplier, Smith Power Equipment, as part of a fleet replacement programme. The order comprises a Reelmaster 5510-D fairway mower, a Reelmaster 3100-D semi-rough mower and a Workman HDX with a Pro Pass Top Dresser. The new range is offering new capabilities at the legendary Johannesburg-based golf club which has played host to some major tournaments, and more recently the Joburg Open.
Multiplant: Min groot groenteboere het nog tyd om te sukkel om saailinge van saad te maak. Hulle soek stewige, gesonde saailinge wat blitsig geplant kan word en ewe vinnig kan groei sodat die groente op die mark kan kom.
Om saadjies te laat ontkiem en met die nodige groeikrag voor te berei vir groenteboere is die werk waarin Multiplant buite Brits spesialiseer.
Paarl-based CSA Landscaping & Contractors recently purchased one of the first Kubota U15-3 mini-excavators to be deployed in the Western Cape, and apart from the versatility of the machine, the owner is ‘surprised by the power that this small machine can deliver’.
CSA Landscaping & Contractors recently became one of the first companies to take delivery of one of the two Kubota U-15 mini-excavators sold by Wynland Agri Services, Smith Power Equipment’s authorised distributor in the Western Cape territory of Paarl, Wemmershoek, Pniel, Stellenbosch, Klipheuwel, Malmesburry, Hermon and Wellington.
From construction to landscaping, the newly launched Kubota B26 TLB – available locally from exclusive distributor, Smith Power Equipment (SPE) – is built to work across diverse applications. It also boasts more digging force, increased backhoe lift, bucket, breakout and digging capacity, but retaining a very compact build.
In today’s operating conditions, versatility is right up every machine owner’s buying checklist. Equipment owners often base their new machine selection on a number of common factors such as fuel economy, total cost of ownership and performance.
Oakhurst Melkery se 380 ha groen weivelde lê tussen die Outeniekwaberge en die see. Altesaam 125 ha is onder spilpuntbesproeiing uit twee damme wat uit die berge gevoed word, terwyl die res droëland is wat met die gemiddelde reënval van 780 mm per jaar lowergroen gehou word.
Hier boer Jake Crowther sedert 2003 met Jerseys; 800 van die 1 200 koeie is in produksie en lewer daagliks sowat 14 000 liter melk aan Parmalat. Die Jerseys wei saam met ’n geslote swart Angusstoet op die raaigras- en kikoejoeweiding.
EGO With Spring fast approaching, visitors to Decorex Joburg – brought to you by Plascon – will get the chance to find modern landscaping solutions to revitalise their gardens at the innovative EGO Garden of the Future, brought to you by Smith Power Equipment. This unique installation forms part of the 25th #rhythmoflife exhibition programme, taking place at Gallagher Convention Centre from 8 to 12 August.
“We want people to have a fresh start this Spring, and the best way to do that is by adopting cleaner, greener energy. We want home-owners to enjoy bringing new life to their gardens after the harsh Joburg winter and that’s why we’ve introduced a smarter new way to power through gardening and landscaping tasks,” explained Jarryd McDonald, CMO of Smith Power Equipment, distributors of EGO in South Africa. “The new EGO Power range, which will feature at Decorex Joburg, is a completely new brand that we believe will revolutionise the garden and landscaping market.”
Die kleur van vooruitgang is oranje – en Smith Power Equipment is stadig maar seker besig om Suid-Afrika oranje te verf. In 2000 het die maatskappy die verspreider van Kubota in Suid-Afrika geword en die oranje masjiene geniet nou 8% markaandeel in die tawwe trekkermark.
Dit is merkwaardig, veral as ’n mens in ag neem dat Kubota spesialiseer in kleiner, maar meer tegnologies gevorderde, trekkers. Wally Bergmann, besturende direkteur van Smith Power, sê: “Hier is ’n goederetrein op pad en hy is oranje!”