draper fronts

Hands-on Learning for Sam

Nothing beats learning hands-on! We recently finished a week of hosting Sam from Dalby State High School for fitting and turning work experience. He was mentored in drilling and taping, did some facing on the centre lathe as well as some machine cleaning and maintenance. It was wonderful having him here and he showed genuine […]

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Field Days – UPDATE

Unfortunately, due to increasing and ongoing concerns in relation to the impact of COVID-19 in southern states, the Mallee Machinery Field Day has been cancelled. The AgQuip Field Day has been postponed to later in the year.  Upcoming events:  Mallee Machinery – Cancelled Dowerin – Aug 25-26 Newdegate – Sept 1-2 Henty – Sept 21-23

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Whopper savings at harvest with world’s biggest header front

Whopper savings at harvest with world’s biggest header front The drought-depleted grain harvest will be a scant affair in southern Queensland this summer, yet the enormous, locally-made, 18-metre Durus header front is still attracting remarkably robust demand. From Central Queensland to Western Australia, graingrowers are going “bigger” to save themselves time and money on harvesting

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2021 Field Days – update!

Next week we will be attending our Field Day of the year! After COVID halted plans in 2021, we can’t wait to get on the road and visit locations across Australia. Save the dates and come say g’day when we’re in town! FarmFest – June 8-10 Ag Grow – June 24-26 Malley Machinery – Aug

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Visit from State Government minister, Hon Mark Furner

We recently welcomed the Minister for Agricultural Industry Development and Fisheries and Minister for Rural Communities, Hon Mark Furner, to our factory. Midwest is one of 15 businesses in Queensland to receive a Rural Economic Development (RED) Grant to fund the expansion of their current business. The funding has allowed us to expand our workshop, increasing production and

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Meet our newest apprentices!

These boys joined us in January and have now been signed up as part of our 2021 apprentice intake. Congratulations boys, we can’t wait to see how far you come in the next few years! As an Aussie owned, Aussie made operation, we take pride in employing locals and supporting our community. Pictured L-R: Martin

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Big Plans For Platform

Big Plans For Platform Family-owned farm machinery manufacturer Midwest Fabrication will expand its current workshop and painting facilities as it moves to increase production of its 18m (60ft) draper platforms.  Company director Martin Schutt says the planned expansion will help the company manufacture larger numbers of the platforms safer and more efficiently, adding that the

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Agricultural Field Days 2020

Agricultural Field Days 2020 UPDATE – All planned field days this year have been cancelled due to COVID-19.  We will be planning attendance for next year or as soon as it is deemed safe for us all to gather again.  Please let us know if you were hoping to have a good look around one

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