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Publish date: 06/07/2018

The State Library of Western Australia houses rare treasures which must be kept in a climate controlled environment to ensure they are preserved in optimal condition. A reliable standby generator system is therefore critical to the preservation of the treasures which date back to the 1600s. To guarantee this reliability, a new Cummins generator set with a standby rating of 1800 kW has been installed in the library at the Perth Cultural Centre, completing a project that was headed up by electrical engineering company Everett-Smith & Co.

Publish date: 06/06/2018

Another major milestone has been achieved in the VLocity rail project with Bombardier delivering the 200th Cummins-powered railcar to the Victorian Government in 2017. The first VLocity high-speed trains went into service in Victoria in late 2005. Operating at speeds of up to 160 km/h they are powered by 750 hp Cummins QSK19 diesel engines. Each car in the three car VLocity trains has 19-litre Cummins power as well as an 85 kW Cummins genset.

Publish date: 05/31/2018

The new $1.6 billion, 60,000-seat Perth Stadium is a world-class venue capable of hosting AFL, rugby union, rugby league, soccer and entertainment events. Hidden in the bowels of the stadium are four Cummins generator sets. At the heart of the stadium’s emergency power system, they have a standby rating of 1.8 MW at 1500 rpm and are powered by one of Cummins’ most widely-used high output diesel engines globally – the QSK60, a 60-litre V16.

Publish date: 05/31/2018

A Cummins badge on the side of Paul Destro’s cane harvesting machine – a John Deere 3510 – hints that it may well have a new lease of life. Well into his second season with the repowered John Deere machine, Paul comes straight to the point when discussing the Cummins influence on his sugarcane farming business. “I’ve now got a more productive harvesting machine, especially when operating in wet conditions,” he says. The original 8.1 litre John Deere engine had run its race at just over 9000 hours.

Publish date: 03/03/2018

A state-of-the-art sea rescue vessel powered by twin 550 hp Cummins QSB6.7 engines is the fastest diesel-jet boat built to date by Western Australian company Kirby Marine. Kirby builds its boats under licence to Naiad, a New Zealand company that has gained a worldwide reputation for the design and construction of rigid-hulled inflatable boats (RIBs) – a business that has been its focus