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Evolutionary Times for RD Williams

Rod Williams has been widely acknowledged as improving the Earthmoving industry in Australia by raising the industry standards of used machinery dealers. Since 1988, Rod’s principles of standing behind everything his business does through giving the market top quality products at value for money prices has guided the direction of the RD Williams businesses.

It is this consistent goal to be the best at meeting the needs of the market that has now driven RD Williams to evolve. To become even easier to do business with, the businesses are streamlining the business names to simply RDW.

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Fail to Plan, Plan to Fail

Our industry is being badly let down by the lack of planning in infrastructure development. Look no further than the lack of planning regarding easing congestion around Brisbane. In 2009, plans were drawn for a $7 billion Cross River Rail (CRR). Upon change in Government in 2012, this was scrapped and replaced with Brisbane’s Bus and Train (BaT) project...

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March News from RD Williams

At a recent Sunday trip to Coolangatta, it struck me how many of the retailers in the main shopping centre were closed. The large retailers and restaurant chains were pretty much the only options. Considering this is a major tourist area and how busy the beaches were, there was clearly no shortage of potential customers. And therein lies the foundation for understanding the recent decision by the Fair Work Commission (FWC was set up by Julia Gillard as an independent body free of political interference, and tasked by Bill Shorten to review award conditions at four yearly intervals).

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Workplace Health and Safety for Machinery Operators

Staying limber while on the job mightn’t seem like the top thing on your daily priority list but for operators of heavy machinery, it is a vital part of workplace health and safety procedures. If you’re a machinery operator, truck driver, or project supervisor it is not uncommon to spend a typical 40 hour week in a seated position. While sitting at a desk or in the drivers’ seat while operating heavy machinery is an essential part of the job it can, however, have detrimental effects on the health of your body and overall well-being.

 

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January News from RD Williams

In this month’s latest news offering, we focus on industry predictions for 2017, dispelling “non-genuine” misinformation, and a fun POP QUIZ for you all! Read on to find out more…

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INDUSTRY UPDATE: Toowoomba Second Range Crossing

Construction of the Toowoomba Second Range Crossing is progressing full steam ahead. Let’s get digging this New Year, with the tools you need from RDW.

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Out With The New, In With The Old: Benefits Of Used Machinery

When it comes to purchasing heavy machinery you want to make sure you’re buying the best machinery to suit your needs. Many assume that brand new machinery is the best choice. But this simply isn’t true.

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Know Your Componentry: New, Used and Reconditioned Components

When it comes to purchasing heavy machinery components, you want to make sure you’re buying the optimum solution to suit your needs. You are making a substantial investment into the future life of your machine, after all.

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November News from RD Williams

In this month's latest news offering, we focus on the pitfalls of modern consumerism - buyer beware! From environmentally (supposedly) friendly energy, to machinery maintenance, and unfair contracts for workers. There is a lot to stay on top of! Are you prepared when it matters most? Read on to find out...

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What are you really buying? Pt 2.

Our previous Newsletter (click here) covered why new replacement parts are increasing in popularity, with now even major construction and mining companies gradually understanding the benefits. These products provide product improvements to overcome issues with the original parts as well as a reduced total cost of ownership. This edition goes through some considerations you need to make when choosing where to get your new replacement parts from.

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