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6 November 2014
Antarctica2 echoes Sir Edmund Hillary’s 1958 expedition to the South Pole by tractor

Antarctica2 echoes Sir Edmund Hillary’s 1958 expedition to the South Pole by tractor

Event: The 2014 Antarctica2 mission to take a tractor to the South Pole emulates the achievement of explorer Sir Edmund Hillary who led the first mechanised expedition to the South Pole in 1958 using a fleet of Ferguson TE20 tractors.

6 November 2014
Antarctic environment will test expedition tractor and crew to the limits

Antarctic environment will test expedition tractor and crew to the limits

Event: The 2014 Antarctica2 expedition to drive a tractor to the South Pole will have to deal with one of the most hostile environments on the planet, battling against temperatures down to minus 40 degrees C, strong winds, high altitude, raging blizzards and soft snow. Sastrugi (frozen waves) are another potential hazard.

6 November 2014
Massey Ferguson tractor is fully-equipped for Antarctica2 challenge

Massey Ferguson tractor is fully-equipped for Antarctica2 challenge

General : The Massey Ferguson MF 5610 Dyna-4 tractor which is to provide the power for the Antarctica2 expedition to the South Pole is all set for its extraordinary journey.

6 November 2014
Antarctica2 team all set for rigours of 5000 km polar tractor trek

Antarctica2 team all set for rigours of 5000 km polar tractor trek

Event: The multi-national team set to journey to the South Pole by tractor in the Antarctica2 expedition brings a vast range of experience and expertise to this exciting polar challenge.

6 November 2014
Industry partners join forces to support South Pole tractor expedition

Industry partners join forces to support South Pole tractor expedition

Event: Key companies and organisations from the agricultural machinery industry have come together to help turn the Antarctica2 tractor-trek dream into reality.

5 November 2014
Antarctica2 – the adventure begins

Antarctica2 – the adventure begins

Event: The bold and ambitious Antarctica2 mission to drive an MF 5610 tractor to the South Pole is ready to roll. The team is standing by to fly from Cape Town in South Africa to Novo Runway in Eastern Antarctica.

4 November 2014
Massey Ferguson celebrates 50th Anniversary of the world’s workhorse

Massey Ferguson celebrates 50th Anniversary of the world’s workhorse

Product : In the year that Massey Ferguson has launched its new and revolutionary Global Tractor, it is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the remarkable MF 100 Series