CablePrice add Mercedes-Benz Van sales to South Island portfolio

Posted on: Thursday, 22 July 2021

CablePrice add Mercedes-Benz Van new vehicle sales to South Island portfolio.

CablePrice takes another step in its rapid Daimler South Island network growth

Posted on: Friday, 16 April 2021

Nelson’s CablePrice branch becomes full Mercedes-Benz, Freightliner, Fuso dealership along with the region’s official Mercedes-Benz van service and parts dealer.

Troy Calteaux named the winner of the 2021 CCNZ CablePrice National Excavator Operator Competition

Posted on: Wednesday, 24 March 2021

Troy Calteaux of Otago was named the winner of the 2021 Civil Contractors New Zealand CablePrice National Excavator Operator Competition at an awards dinner on Saturday night, following two days of intense competition against 11 regional champion excavator operators.

Business as usual in CablePrice’s equipment divisions and its South Island Daimler dealerships

Posted on: Thursday, 11 February 2021

CablePrice chairman David Harvey says it’s business as usual in CablePrice’s equipment divisions and its South Island Daimler dealerships, following the end of its 30-year partnership with Scania New Zealand.

CablePrice (NZ) Ltd continues to expand with the addition of Dunedin.

Posted on: Friday, 18 December 2020

CablePrice (NZ) Ltd continues to expand its Mercedes and Freightliner sales, parts and service network with the addition of Dunedin.

CablePrice Continues South Island Expansion

Posted on: Thursday, 26 November 2020

Following on from the recent appointment as the South Island sale, part and service representatives for Mercedes-Benz heavy commercial, CablePrice has announced its appointment as a South Island Mercedes-Benz Vans parts and service dealer.

CablePrice signs agreement with Detroit for South Island

Posted on: Tuesday, 3 November 2020

CablePrice is proud to announce its recent appointment as an authorised service dealer, providing full parts, service and warranty support for Detroit on-highway engines across four key locations in the South Island.

CablePrice announces partnership with Sullair

Posted on: Wednesday, 7 October 2020

CablePrice is proud to now offer nationwide sales, parts and service as an importer and distributor for Sullair compressed air products throughout all branches.

CablePrice places 1st in Isuzu I1-GP New Zealand round

Posted on: Monday, 21 September 2020

On September 10, CablePrice’s Wellington branch entered 4 technicians in this year’s Isuzu Trucks I1-GP national technical skills competition taking out 4 of the 5 top spots including Luke Heesterman coming first place!

CablePrice assures customers it is very much business as usual

Posted on: Friday, 14 August 2020

CablePrice assures Scania customers it will very much be business as usual for the next two years as Scania NZfinalise their support network.

CablePrice expands

Posted on: Tuesday, 16 June 2020

CablePrice (NZ) Ltd continues to expand its Fuso Truck sales, parts and service network with the addition of Timaru.

CablePrice to open Timaru branch for Daimler network

Posted on: Tuesday, 16 June 2020

CablePrice (NZ) Ltd continues to expand its Mercedes-Benz and Freightliner sales, parts and service network with the addition of Timaru.

CablePrice (NZ) Ltd and John Deere Construction & Forestry End Distribution Agreement in New Zealand

Posted on: Monday, 16 March 2020

Today, CablePrice (New Zealand) Ltd (CPL) and John Deere Construction & Forestry agreed to end their distribution arrangement of Deere branded and manufactured construction, forestry, and compact machinery in New Zealand. As the joint businesses expanded over the years, so have each company’s priorities in various markets around the globe.

CablePrice secures naming rights for NZ’s national excavator competition

Posted on: Thursday, 5 March 2020

CablePrice has secured the naming rights for New Zealand’s highly competitive National Excavator Operator Competition.

Fuso New Zealand appoints new South Island representative

Posted on: Monday, 24 February 2020

Fuso New Zealand has appointed CablePrice as its new sales and service representative in the South Island, effective 1 April, 2020.

CablePrice named as South Island partner for Daimler Trucks

Posted on: Monday, 24 February 2020

Daimler Trucks has appointed CablePrice as its dealer partner for New Zealand’s South Island. CablePrice will be authorised to sell and service the full range of Mercedes-Benz and Freightliner trucks with an established dealer network with sites operating out of Christchurch, Invercargill and Greymouth.

CablePrice signs distributor agreement with award-winning Hill Engineering

Posted on: Thursday, 21 November 2019

CablePrice have added another international brand to their product line-up

SAFETY SHARE - Operating Excavator with Missing Boom

Posted on: Monday, 11 November 2019

The arm structure of a Hitachi ZX360LC-5A excavator was removed to undertake repairs. While this was disconnected the upper structure was rotated. After turning about 90°the excavator tipped over to the point where counterweight came into contact with the ground

CablePrices’s Sam Reece declared best Hitachi Technician in the world.

Posted on: Friday, 1 November 2019

The 2019 Hitachi Top Technician Competition finals took place on Thursday the 17rd and Friday the 18th of October in Japan with CablePrice’s Sam Reece being announced as the World’s Best Hitachi Technician.

SAFETY SHARE - Bucket Drop after not being held by Quick Hitch

Posted on: Monday, 21 October 2019

A customer was injured after a trenching bucket disengaged from a Calibre SureGrip quick hitch. The bucket rolled on to a worker who incurred multiple fractures.

SAFETY SHARE - Equipment Noise

Posted on: Monday, 7 October 2019

There have been some inquiries around noise levels of machinery supplied by CablePrice.

SAFETY SHARE - Log Intrusion – John Deere Forestry Forwarder

Posted on: Monday, 23 September 2019

A 400kg log broke though the 12 mm polycarbonate front and rear screens of a forwarder operated by a customer of CablePrice

SAFETY SHARE - Explosive Conditions: Pre-Heating on Confined Space Prior to Welding

Posted on: Monday, 9 September 2019

How to safely avoid incidents involving, cutting pre-heating or welding on a confined space have resulted in violent explosions.

New Zealand’s Sam Reece declared winner of the Oceania round of Hitachi Top Technician

Posted on: Friday, 6 September 2019

The Oceania round of the 2019 Hitachi Top Technician Competition took place on Thursday the 22rd of August with CablePrice’s Sam Reece coming out on top.

Kawasaki Construction Machinery (KCM) merges with Hitachi Construction Machinery (HCM) as part of the restructuring

Posted on: Tuesday, 30 April 2019

KCM Corporation, a specialised wheel loader manufacture was merged into its parent company, Hitachi Construction Machinery Co., Ltd in April 2019. While KCM have been manufacturing wheel loaders for HCM for a number of years, and both brands have been available here in New Zealand, HCM ultimately planned to unify the brands to Hitachi.

CablePrice delivers first McCloskey to Whangarei

Posted on: Friday, 1 March 2019

Aaran Pascoe Contractors’ quarry takes delivery of new McCloskey I34R compact impact crusher

CablePrice Nelson branch doubles in size to meet growing demand

Posted on: Tuesday, 16 October 2018

CablePrice Nelson has opened a new purpose-built branch that is twice as big as its former building to meet growing demand from Nelson and Marlborough forestry and construction clients.

CablePrice' "All Torque, All Noise" are off to the Scania Top Team World Final!

Posted on: Tuesday, 2 October 2018

Despite it all, the Whangarei team fought hard and came out on top, winning the regional competition and qualifying them as one of 12 teams to attend the Top Team World Final, held in Sweden in December this year.

Isuzu truck technicians to represent New Zealand at global competition

Posted on: Thursday, 20 September 2018

CablePrice has New Zealand's best Isuzu technicians. Now off to world finals

Scania New Zealand to open for business in January 2019

Posted on: Thursday, 6 September 2018

Scania is to create a wholly-owned subsidiary business in New Zealand from 1st January 2019. Scania New Zealand will be responsible for the importation, distribution and sales of new Scania heavy trucks and buses, as well as parts and business services.

Top Wellington CablePrice technician to compete in Singapore

Posted on: Tuesday, 28 August 2018

Hitachi construction machinery technician, Levi Webster, will fly to Singapore later this month to represent CablePrice at the 2018 Hitachi Top Technician Asia Pacific regional final.

CablePrice adds McCloskey to its stable of brands

Posted on: Friday, 3 August 2018

Screening and crushing industry leader McCloskey International has welcomed CablePrice (NZ) to its global network of distributors for McCloskey equipment. CablePrice will serve New Zealand, Fiji, New Caledonia and Tonga.

Hitachi Construction Machinery to Collaborate with Whitehaven Coal on Autonomous Haulage System

Posted on: Tuesday, 10 July 2018

Tokyo, Japan July 9, 2018 —- Hitachi Construction Machinery Co., Ltd. (TSE: 6305; “Hitachi Construction Machinery”) today announced an agreement with Australia’s largest independent coal miner, Whitehaven Coal (ASX: WHC; “Whitehaven”) to collaborate on the design and implementation of an Autonomous Haulage System (“AHS”) to support the company’s mining operations in North West New South Wales (“NS

Ingenuity & teamwork drive Christchurch’s world-class Top Team

Posted on: Tuesday, 12 December 2017

The technicians at CablePrice in Christchurch, New Zealand, who won the Scania Top Team world championship in 2015, provide an inside look at what sets them apart.

Scania New Generation Truck

Posted on: Thursday, 23 November 2017

Following the highly anticipated European market introduction in 2016 of the all-new generation Scania truck range, CablePrice is proud to be working with Scania over the coming months to evaluate variants of the new generation Scania here in New Zealand.

Scania strengthens its bus range for alternative fuels

Posted on: Thursday, 26 October 2017

At Busworld in Kortrijk, Belgium, Scania unveils the hybrid Scania Interlink Low Decker and premieres the battery electric Scania Citywide bus.

The Scania Top Team NZ Champions have been found!

Posted on: Friday, 6 October 2017

Saturday the 23rd September marked an important occasion for 20 CablePrice Scania workshop technicians. In addition to exercising their right to vote, the New Zealand final of the Scania Top Team competition was held at Wellington’s Head Office. The final was contested by four teams from the CablePrice branch network; Whangarei (All Torque All Noise), Auckland (Colonials), Palmerston North (Black

Jason Brashier is off to the Hitachi Top Tech World Final!

Posted on: Tuesday, 22 August 2017

In late July this year, Jason Brashier from the Silverdale branch flew to Singapore to compete in the Hitachi Top Tech Asia Pacific final. 2017 marks the tenth year for the competition, in which CablePrice has won 4 times over the past 9 years.

Scania Top Team Preparations in full swing!

Posted on: Friday, 21 July 2017

Preparations are well underway to find New Zealand’s next Scania Top Team. Scania Top Team is a worldwide competition, hosted by Scania Sweden, which combines the knowledge and skills of the Scania product with professionalism and teamwork.

HAVI and Scania help reduce CO2 emissions in McDonald’s Supply Chain

Posted on: Friday, 23 June 2017

By collaborating in sustainable transport and logistics solutions, HAVI and Scania are actively addressing global climate goals. Beginning quarter three, HAVI and Scania will start to implement a five year roadmap aimed at making a significant carbon footprint reduction in transport operations to and from McDonald’s restaurants in several European countries utilizing Scania’s Next Generation truck

Scania wins prestigious award for its connected vehicle solutions

Posted on: Friday, 23 June 2017

Scania has been named OEM of the Year 2017 at the TU-Automotive awards in Detroit; the most influential awards in the connected car industry.

Scania wins prestigious award for its connected vehicle solutions

Posted on: Friday, 23 June 2017

Scania has been named OEM of the Year 2017 at the TU-Automotive awards in Detroit; the most influential awards in the connected car industry.

CablePrice equipment technicians go head to head in the Hitachi Top Tech challenge

Posted on: Monday, 8 May 2017

The 9th edition of Hitachi Top Technician took place during the first 3 months of 2017. Technicians from all around CablePrice’s network entered the initial qualifying rounds, to gain qualification to the National Final and earn the right to represent CablePrice at the Asia Pacific Final later in the year.

The new truck generation: Scania is introducing Apple CarPlay

Posted on: Monday, 10 April 2017

Scania is introducing Apple CarPlay to the new truck generation’s infotainment system, allowing for smart, safe and smooth access to all the functionality of iPhones by mirroring them seamlessly. Scania is among the first in the industry to offer Apple CarPlay in heavy trucks.

Central District Field Days done and dusted for another year

Posted on: Friday, 31 March 2017

March 14 – 16 were important dates in the farming calendar for the Manawatu and surrounding regions. Now in its 23rd year, the Central District Field Days is a recognised regional agricultural event, exposing farmers to the latest trends and developments in rural innovation, agribusiness and agritech.

Scania recalls soft toy

Posted on: Thursday, 30 March 2017

Scania recalls soft toy Product safety recall: Teddy bear with blue zipper vest. Identification number: P/N 2199875 Scania has issued a product safety recall of a teddy bear with a blue zipper vest. The zipper could come loose and could pose a risk of choking. No incidents have been reported.

The Transport & Heavy Equipment EXPO, 2 - 4 March 2017

Posted on: Thursday, 30 March 2017

The EXPO rolled into Mystery Creek in early March and CablePrice were amongst the businesses who exhibited at the 3 day event. Happening only once every four years, The EXPO is New Zealand’s only all-encompassing Transport and Heavy Equipment event, showcasing developments and innovations across the transportation & logistics, construction, forestry, agriculture, contracting, quarrying & mining a

ADT training at our Wellington National Training Centre

Posted on: Monday, 27 March 2017

Over three days last week, six technicians from the CablePrice network attended a comprehensive Bell ADT course in Wellington’s National Training Centre.

Scania reaches milestone: 250,000 connected vehicles

Posted on: Friday, 10 March 2017

Connectivity is an integral part of Scania’s customer offering since many years. As Scania now launches a new connectivity offering, the number of connected Scania vehicles has reached a quarter million. This amounts to two thirds of Scania’s 5-year rolling fleet.

Scania welcomes Sweden-Germany partnership on mobility and electrical roads

Posted on: Wednesday, 1 February 2017

A new innovation partnership between Sweden and Germany is being launched today during Chancellor Angela Merkel's visit to Sweden. The partnership includes mobility and electrical roads, areas where Scania’s innovations are already being put to the test.

CablePrice supports North Canterbury during post-earthquake period

Posted on: Thursday, 24 November 2016

The recent earthquake and continuing aftershocks in the North Canterbury region has resulted in an immediate shift of both heavy plant and equipment and road transport routes throughout the region.

Scania strengthens position in Indonesia

Posted on: Tuesday, 8 November 2016

Scania continues to reinforce its position in the Indonesian bus market. Transjakarta has now placed an order for 150 low-entry city buses in addition to the previously ordered 110 3-axle Scania buses that will be delivered later this year. The public transport operator in the Indonesian capital already has 108 articulated Euro 6 Scania gas buses in its network.

Scania’s new truck generation honoured – The S series elected “International Truck of the Year 2017”

Posted on: Monday, 26 September 2016

Scania has once again won the prestigious “International Truck of the Year” award. The jury’s motivation emphasised the new truck generation’s driver comfort, safety aspects and its positive impact on haulers’ overall economy, among other factors.

Scania creates the world's first clock made of trucks

Posted on: Wednesday, 21 September 2016

Tick, tock, truck. Scania has taken on the toughest challenge of them all – the race against time. A challenge that involved 14 trucks having to keep track of every second. Literally. At a deserted airfield in the middle of nowhere, Scania set out to create a gigantic clock made out of trucks – one that would run for 24 hours straight.

CablePrice as Farmlands card partner

Posted on: Friday, 2 September 2016

CablePrice (NZ) Ltd is excited to announce that it has teamed up with Farmlands Co-operative Society to become a Farmlands card partner.

Scania’s new truck generation

Posted on: Friday, 19 August 2016

Scania’s new truck generation: World’s first rollover side curtain airbag for trucks

BELL Equipment’s E-Series has evolved.

Posted on: Tuesday, 9 August 2016

BELL Equipment’s E-Series has evolved. This latest addition to the Articulated Dump Truck (ADT) line-up is the B60E, the next generation – a 4x4 with full articulation steering and oscillation joint, which keeps all four wheels on the ground and fully utilises the traction available, giving it more off-road capability than any other conventional rigid truck.

Scania joins the world’s first cross-border truck convoys

Posted on: Wednesday, 23 March 2016

On 29 March, three extra-long trucks will embark from Scania in Södertälje, Sweden, to drive in a close convoy to Rotterdam, the Netherlands. The initiative is being driven by the Netherlands, which currently holds the EU Presidency, and aims to fast-track the development of truck convoys. These convoys have the potential for increasing safety, as well as reducing fuel consumption and carbon dioxi

Scania has 170,000 connected vehicles

Posted on: Monday, 1 February 2016

Five years ago, Scania introduced connectivity as standard in the European markets. Today connected customers in more than 50 countries gain access to services in order to follow up and evaluate the performance of their vehicles.

New Zealand wins Scania Top Team world championship!

Posted on: Tuesday, 8 December 2015

The CablePrice Christchurch Shakers are officially the Scania Top Team world champions for 2015, having taken out the title in Sweden at the weekend.