Following our big drills piece, we’ve had a picture sent in of another Australian drilling behemoth.


This Challenger MT875B is towing two 18.3m Janke air seeders attached to an A-frame which, when loaded up with grain and fertiliser, weighs a cool 50t. It’s one of three similar rigs responsible for drilling more than 50,000ha (120,000 acres) in Moree, New South Wales, with another three on the way.

Our thumbnail pic at the top of the story doesn’t do justice to this monster, so here’s a bigger version:

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