Product feature: Ashton Sims Constructions wins


Ashton Sims wins big at NZ Agricultural Fieldays

Digga NZ in conjunction with the Westcoast’s Hyway Manufacturing has awarded a set of New Zealand-made Hyway Aluminium Loading Ramps to NZ Agricultural Fieldays® visitor, Ashton Sims, who participated in the ‘Buy a set of Ramps at Fieldays and you could win your money back competition’.

Winner Ashton Sims Of Ashton Sims Construction

A thrilled Ashton says, "It’s absolutely brilliant being refunded the money we paid for our Hyway ramps at Fieldays. We’d just ordered another new machine, which is on the water now, so it couldn’t have come at a better time for our growing business."

Ashton Sims Construction of Mt Wellington is an Auckland-based company specialising in timber pile, retaining walls, and underpinning of foundations, with extensive experience in limited access and technical jobs throughout the greater Auckland area.

The new 1.8-tonne excavator will be running a Digga NZ PDX2 Auger drive and using the Hyway ramps to access a three-tonne Isuzu Elf between jobs.

"All our drilling gear is from Digga NZ and it’s great stuff. They’ve a great team," Ashton says.

Hyway Manufacturing in Greymouth on the Westcoast have been leaders in quality and innovation in fabricated metal products since 1987. Their extensive range of Aluminium Loading Ramps from 500 to 7500kg utilises high tensile New Zealand smelted aluminium from the Tiwai Point Aluminium Smelter—a trusted brand across the contracting and earthmoving industry.

Digga’s extensive product range is designed and manufactured for the widest range of local conditions, providing quality, versatility, competitive pricing, and a New Zealand factory-backed warranty.

Established in 1981, Digga produces world-class planetary gearboxes for some of the world’s leading earthmoving companies and carries more than 150 Digga NZ Auger drive units incorporating Digga’s Australian-made planetary gearboxes in stock.

Today, Digga NZ employees staff at branches in Auckland, Nelson, Christchurch, and Gore, supporting customers throughout New Zealand and is further backed up with more than 200 staff in Australia.

With cutting edge auger drives and augers and more than 79 different attachments, including Rammer rock breakers, Bucket brooms, 4-in-1 buckets, Slasha, Mixa, Spreada, Kwik rips, Trenchers, Ramdrills, Brooms, Pallet forks, PneuVibe plate compactors, cold planers, Little Digga, Hyway alloy ramps, Kanga loaders, and an extensive range of wear and spare parts, Digga has the solution to all your needs to suit all excavator, skidsteer, and tractor types.

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