Something big is coming to Diesel, Dirt and Turf 2024

WesTrac returns to the Sydney Dragway in April 2024 for the National Diesel Dirt & Turf Expo (DD&T). This year we’ve upped the ante to celebrate 20 years of WesTrac in New South Wales with more Cat® equipment, attachments, merchandise and much more. Here is everything you can do at Site U10!

Since 2016, The National Diesel Dirt & Turf Expo (DD&T) has been Australia’s largest construction industry expo and a must-see event for people in the earthmoving industry.

This huge family-friendly event spans three days and gives the general public a chance to see the amazing technology and innovation driving the national construction industry. Once again, if you attend this year, you’ll be able to get up close and personal with all the latest Cat® equipment.

DD&T has seen massive growth since its inception, going from having 33,000 attendees in 2016 to over 110,00 in 2023.

In 2024, DD&T will once again being held at the Sydney Dragway (Ferrers Road, Eastern Creek) on April 12-14, from 9:30am to 5pm on Friday and Saturday, and 10am to 3pm on Sunday.

There is a general admission fee for adults, while kids are free. You can purchase tickets here.

To find out what WesTrac has in store for you and your family at DD&T, keep scrolling.

EXCLUSIVE FIRST LOOK AT THE NEW CAT COMPACT TRACK LOADER

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Something big is happening at Site U10 this year with the unveiling of a brand-new Cat Compact Track Loader!

Join us early on Friday 12 April 2024 at Site U10 for the official unveiling of this new model. Caterpillar® Product Specialist Rohan Mills will be giving us the full rundown of this new machine, its industry-first features and more.

But that’s not all, we’ll be running daily machine walkarounds over the weekend. There’ll be plenty of time to jump inside of the cab and get a feel for the latest Cat compact loader.

You won’t want to miss it; this is the exclusive first look at this machine in Australia!

browse cat machinery

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When you visit us, you’ll be able to get up close and personal with a wide range of Cat construction equipment and machine attachments, including but not limited to skid steer loaders, wheel loaders, excavators (of varying sizes), motor graders, mixing buckets, cold planers and more.

We’ll also have several deals available to make purchasing your next Cat machine or attachment a breeze, our sales reps will be on-site to run you through everything you need to know.

If you're wanting a full list of all the Cat machines we'll be showcasing at DD&T, stay tuned to our socials throughout late March and we'll announce it there with a link back to this article - where we'll list every single model.

get the most out of your machine with aftermarket care

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No time for downtime? Taking care of your machine with preventative maintenance, fluid health analysis, Genuine Cat Parts and more can keep your machine running smoothly and minimise downtime. At WesTrac we offer ongoing support across a range of services from FitFleet® Customer Value Agreements, S•O•S Fluid Sampling, Custom Track Inspections and more to keep your machine running smoothly.

Our aftermarket specialists will be on hand to help guide you through the importance of aftermarket care and how easy and cost-effective it is to implement.

TAKE A MACHINE FOR A SPIN

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This year we’ll have two dig pits at our site to showcase the latest in Cat technology for our small to large machines. In addition to daily expert demos, you'll be able to step into the dig pit and move some dirt around to experience the quality of Cat technology firsthand.

Make sure you wear your steel-capped boots to the event!

Haven't got boots? Head over to our new online Cat Merchandise shop to buy some.

enter our competition to win a cat 301.5 mini excavator

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At our site, you'll be able to enter a competition to go in the draw to win a Cat 301.5 Mini Excavator with a custom wrap! Can't wait till then? Click the link below to find out more about the competition now.

let's talk careers

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Interested in a career with WesTrac? We’ll have team members from various departments on-site every day to answer any questions you might have about Cat machinery, technology solutions and job opportunities at WesTrac.

While our display is designed to showcase Cat equipment, its other purpose is to inspire you (and your children) to explore exciting career options and opportunities in the construction industry and at WesTrac.

fun for the whole family - new rc kids experience

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Just like in previous years, we'll have a fun experience for the Cat kids!

In 2024, our Kids Dig Pit will be taking on a brand new format - this year kids (aged 6 and over) will be given the chance to remotely control a toy 1:16 scale model Cat 320 Excavator valued at $748 and navigate it around a mini construction site.

Every kid who lines up for the experience will be given a job to complete (just like a real earthmover) within an allocated time frame and, at the end of DD&T, we'll be awarding a major prize to the fastest kid.

Want to check out the RC excavator in advance? Check out the video below and get excited!

get a photo and share it

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If you (or your children) have always wanted to get a photo next to a big Cat machine (like the motor grader pictured), you won’t want to miss checking out our machine display and saying hi to one of our team members – who will be more than happy to take a photo for you (just don’t forget to tag us on Facebook and Instagram when you share it).

To learn more about the National Diesel Dirt and Turf Expo 2024, click below to visit the official website.

Please stay tuned to our social media accounts for any further updates in the lead up to the event and during it.


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