Friday, 07 June 2019 11:08

Tips for saving fuel

Fuel costs are a hot topic everywhere, added to the rising costs of compliance and licensing. Here are some tips on how to reduce fuel consumption and lower costs for rural businesses.

Published in Management
Monday, 03 December 2018 16:18

Government to begin year-long fuel study

The Commerce Commission is to begin their first market study of the retail fuel market, with the final report due in a year’s time.

Published in General News
Monday, 07 December 2015 08:52

Take time to set up rather than fill up

With the silly, busy season about to happen – and with margins tighter than ever – it might be worth considering a few salient points to save fuel in the trusty farm tractor.

Published in Machinery & Products
Sunday, 06 September 2015 15:37

What’s that queer smell

While the modern farm tractor runs almost exclusively on a diet of diesel, over the years we have seen derivatives running on bio-diesel and one unit out of Germany that ran on pure rapeseed oil (Canola).

Published in Machinery & Products

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