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150k instant tax write off new used

Instant Asset Write-Off INCREASED TO $150,000

April, 2020

The Government has increased the instant asset write-off threshold from $30,000 to $𝟭𝟱𝟬,𝟬𝟬𝟬. This means it is a great time for businesses to be buying the new and used machines they need.... and then write them off instantly!

UPDATE: extended until end 2020!

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New Case IH Austoft 8010
FOOD FOR THOUGHT FOR SUGARCANE FARMERS

Case IH Media Release: 5 April, 2018

The release of the Austoft® 8010 Series is a major update to the company’s sugarcane harvester product offering, with 28 new features and improvements that came out of more than 18,000 hours of field-testing.

Among the new features are LED work lights, a raised cab position for better operator visibility which doesn’t add to the overall height of the harvester, a refrigerator in the cab and new rearview mirrors, footrests and operator seat to improve driver comfort.

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New Maxxums with Multicontroller ActiveDrive 8 Transmission
NOW IN AUSTRALIA!

October, 2019

The highly anticipated new Case IH Maxxum models have finally been released in Australia!! The new Maxxum Series offers upgraded Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) and for the first time includes the exciting ActiveDrive 8 Transmission.

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18 Harvesters on...
AND STILL WITH CASE IH AUSTOFT

June 2016 | Article supplied by Case IH

Contract Harvester, Gary Stockham, needs machines that are reliable. It was this reliability that led him to buying his first Case IH Austoft Harvester. 18 Harvesters on.. Gary still believes they are the best harvester on the market.

"When they were just Austofts they were the best, and now they’re Case IH Austofts they’re still the best. They’re not just a good price, they’re just better than any other cane harvester."

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New Case IH Austoft 8010
FOOD FOR THOUGHT FOR SUGARCANE FARMERS

 

Case IH Media Release: 5 April, 2018

As the nation’s cane farmers prepare for the annual crush later in the year, Case IH is giving them something else to consider in their planning for the season.

The release of the Austoft® 8010 Series is a major update to the company’s sugarcane harvester product offering, with 28 new features and improvements that came out of more than 18,000 hours of field-testing.

“The last Austoft series release was the 8000 Series, and we’re confident growers will appreciate the improvements in these new machines and what they have to offer in the testing environment of an Australian cane paddock,” said Pete McCann, Case IH General Manager for Australia and New Zealand.

Among the new features are LED work lights, a raised cab position for better operator visibility which doesn’t add to the overall height of the harvester, a refrigerator in the cab and new rearview mirrors, footrests and operator seat to improve driver comfort.

Other features and improvements include:

  • ‘Auto Float’ function (crop divider height control): This function automates the control of both crop divider lift cylinders, keeping the toe in contact with the soil at all times, while also preventing ‘ploughing’. It can stop inexperienced operators from accidentally lowering the crop dividers too deep, while letting experienced operators focus more attention on other harvesting functions. Activation has been integrated into the Auto Tracker control, so no additional operator actions are needed to use the system.
  • Larger diesel fuel tank: The tank has 29 per cent more capacity and an adjusted  position within the machine to increase the number of hours in the field, reduce maintenance costs and improve serviceability.
  • Three operational video cameras: These are now standard, positioned on the sides and lower part of the machine and able to be easily monitored on the AFS® Pro700, with adjustable screens that provide easy interaction and switching of views.
  • Improved engine protection software: This software improvement is designed to reduce the risk of engine damage due to a high cooling system temperature, and these events are now recorded to help identify issues with improper operation or inadequate maintenance.

The forerunner of today’s Austoft was conceived and developed in Australia and is now used in countries as diverse as India, China, Brazil, Sudan and Papua New Guinea.

The commitment to the Australian cane industry that resulted in the creation of that first mechanical harvester back in the 1960s is as strong today as it was all those decades ago, with Case IH investing significantly in product research and development.

The release of the Austoft® 8010 Series is a major update to the company’s sugarcane harvester product offering, with 28 new features and improvements that came out of more than 18,000 hours of field-testing.


“We pioneered the introduction of hydraulic systems on harvesters and continue to invest in simplifying and upgrading the efficiency of these systems,” Pete said.

“This latest Austoft combines the best of its predecessors with a raft of new features and improvements to create a machine that offers the most advanced solutions to the sector. For the sugarcane industry that helps contribute to ongoing strength and prosperity, and for the individual farm business a healthier bottomline through greater efficiency and overall yields.”

The first shipment of the new model harvesters is due to arrive soon, ready for the 2018 cane harvesting season. 

 

For more information & specifications on the Case IH range of harvesters, visit the Case IH Website