Media Releases

Media Releases

Power Equipment named exclusive Australian Distributor for Cox Powertrain

19 December 2017

  Cox Powertrain makes a huge announcement for Australia British marine diesel innovator Cox Powertrain has announced Power Equipment as its exclusive distributor…

Cox Powertrain announces Power Equipment as exclusive distributor

Yanmar Powers Deep Sea Divers Den Into The Future

15 October 2017

Deep Sea Divers Den powered by Power Equipment The dive boat business in Cairns is a volume, quick turnaround operation which relies upon…

Yanmar Powers Deep Sea Divers Den Into The Future

Yanmar Provides Power & Confidence For Spoilsport

15 October 2017

Spoilsport repowered by Yanmar 6HYM-WET engines Mike Ball Dive Expeditions is known the world over as being a pioneer in the liveaboard dive…

Yanmar Provides Power & Confidence For Spoilsport

Yanmar Powers Up The Reef Rocket

15 October 2017

Reef Rocket keeps up its busy schedule with a Yanmar Operating a commercial ferry out of Cairns demands the highest standards of performance….

Yanmar Powers Up The Reef Rocket

Yanmar Powers ‘Spirit of Freedom’

15 October 2017

The dive business is booming worldwide and nowhere in Australia is it more pronounced than on the Great Barrier Reef. Back in May…

Yanmar Powers Spirit of Freedom

Yanmar 6CX Series Powers Entire Torres Pilots Fleet

15 October 2017

Torres Pilots decided to re-power their fleet with Yanmar After repowering one of their pilot vessels in 2013 with a Yanmar 6CX GTYE,…

Yanmar 6CX Series Powers Entire Torres Pilots Fleet


04 September 2017

  In the field of major infrastructure construction and maintenance, timeliness is critical, especially with tight scheduling of operations and shortened project timelines….

Benefits of the John Deere Vac Dig Vacuums


04 September 2017

  Power Equipment says its appointment to distribute John Deere Power System’s range of industrial and marine engines in Australia, New Zealand and…


John Deere Power Systems appoints Power Equipment as their new distributor

05 May 2017

      Power Equipment announced as John Deere Power Systems Distributor Following an extensive review of the Power Systems business in Australia and New…

Power Equipment Releases New Line of Engine Controllers

27 April 2016

Power Equipment has launched a completely new range of Engine Controllers to support Yanmar and JCB industrial diesel engines. The new line up…

PE AUTO Controller

Steve Harvey Joins Power Products Team

26 February 2016

Power Equipment has announced the appointment of industry veteran Steve Harvey to the position of Power Products Area Manager – Vic/Tas/SA.   This position…

Steve Harvey

Power Equipment appoints New National Marine Manager

07 December 2015

The Managing Director of Melbourne based Power Equipment, Allan Foster, has announced a number of key changes to the company’s senior management positions….

MArk Butterfield

Power Equipment Appoints National Parts Manager

21 October 2015

Power Equipment has announced the appointment of Jason Hodder to the position of National Parts Manager. This is a senior management position with…


Power Equipment Expands Aftermarket Tech Support

01 September 2014

  Power Equipment has announced the appointment of Nick Lee to the newly created position of “National Engineering and Customer Service Manager”.  Power…

Nick Lee

Luke Foster Joins Power Equipment

30 July 2014

The Managing Director of Power Equipment, Allan Foster, has announced that his son Luke Foster has joined the family business. Power Equipment is…

Luke and Allan

Yanmar Confirms Marine Market Leadership

16 May 2014

In spite of challenging market conditions, Power Equipment, the distributor of Yanmar diesel engines continues to enjoy sustained growth in the Australian market.

While most in the marine industry are consolidating and shoring up their position, Power Equipment has recently expanded their Melbourne facility with the construction and commissioning of their new 2,000 m• high stack warehouse adjacent to their Melbourne Head Office facility.


Yanmar Powers Aussie Couple in World Circumnavigation

14 March 2014

A single Yanmar marine diesel engine has powered a unique world voyage completed by Phillip and Margaret Heaney of Newcastle. They are the first Australians to have designed, built and crew their own motor yacht on a circumnavigation of the world.

Phillip Heaney is a professional boat builder who served his apprenticeship at the Halvorsen yard in Sydney during the 1960’s. The seed of thought for such a circumnavigation was formed in Phillip’s mind in 1989.

Argos 2

Mark Critchely Joins Power Equipment WA Team

07 August 2013

  Highly respected industry specialist, Mark Critchley, has joined Power Equipment, the authorised Distributor of Yanmar and JCB diesel engines.  Mark has been…


Chris Guppy Joins Power Equipment

16 October 2012

Chris Guppy appointed as Power Products Area Manager for Queensland. Long-serving and highly respected marine industry identity Chris Guppy has signed on with…

Chris Guppy

Power Equipment Appointed PSS Shaft Seals Distributor

10 April 2012

Power Equipment has been appointed the official distributor of PSS Seals in the Australian, New Zealand and South Pacific markets. Packless Sealing System…

PSS Shaft Seals

John Mason Joins Power Equipment NSW

07 November 2011

Power Equipment has announced the appointment of John Mason to the position of Power Products NSW Area Manager. In this role, John is…

John Mason

Power Equipment Wins Platinum “Best of the Best” Business Award

04 May 2011

Power Equipment has won a prestigious business award, being declared the ‘best small business over the past 20 years’ at the Premier Regional…