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Author Archives: Maree Mullett

CUMMINS hits Euro6 Phase D with nearer to zero emissions.

CUMMINS hits Euro6 Phase D with nearer to zero emissions | TRANSPORT NEWS

Cummins is already matching Euro6 emissions control with clean diesels now certified to the more stringent Phase-D regulation. The B4.5, B6.7 and L9 engines with a 150 to 400 hp (112-298 kW) range for bus and coach applications will move to full production status at the Cummins Darlington facility in the UK before Phase-D takes effect on Sept. 1, 2019. ...

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TAFE QUEENSLAND SKILLING QUEENSLANDERS TO SUPPORT GROWING DEFENCE INDUSTRY | TRANSPORT NEWS

TAFE Queensland, along with the Queensland Government and Weld Australia are revolutionising welder training in Queensland by offering a new ISO 9606 Course in Fusion Welding that uses state-of-the-art Augmented Reality (AR) technology. The ISO 9606 qualification is the required international standard for welding of materials undertaken in industries across defence and maritime. In 2017 Weld Australia and TAFE Queensland ...

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HAULIN’ THE HUME | EVENT

Warren Caves takes the nostalgic path down Sesame Street – Images by Torque it Up As 285 historic vehicles assembled at Camden, south-west of Sydney, for the biennial “Haulin’ the Hume” run on Saturday March 30, a wet and misty start to the day did little to dampen the spirits of eager participants. The inaugural run took place in 2011, ...

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BUCKETS & BLADES | Company Profile – Cleary Bros

Warren Caves visits the Cleary Bros equipment museum. Images by Torque it Up) A familiar sight on the roads of the Illawarra region, about an hour south of Sydney, is the distinctive “highway yellow” trucks of Cleary Bros. Highway yellow was the colour adopted by Caterpillar in the 1950s to replace the original grey for any equipment working near roads ...

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TASSIE TREAT | Company Profile – Woodhouse Transport of Ulverstone

For the Woodhouse family of Ulverstone, a Legend 900 is the perfect tool for logging – Words and images by Ed Higginson If trucking runs in your blood, you can’t help but get excited about seeing Kenworth’s Legend 900 at work. Although present-day development is focused on major advances in autonomous and electric trucks, catching up with a Legend 900 ...

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Latest from JOST and ROCKINGER showcased at the Brisbane Truck Show| Transport News

With a focus on towing technology,  JOST Australia put together a slew of impressive displays at the recent Brisbane Truck show, including the acclaimed ROCKINGER brand of towing hitches, the new series of JOST EverShine Alloy Wheels and also the JSK37CXW heavy duty fifth wheel. Of the products on display, the updated RO*500 towing hitch was an audience favourite. Over ...

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‘Working Class Mack’ truck to be auctioned for drought relief | Transport News

Jimmy Barnes and Mack Trucks have created a unique ‘Working Class Mack’ truck to be auctioned for drought relief. “This Australian-made Mack Super-Liner is an enormous, inspirational homage to Jimmy’s legendary Working Class Man – an iconic album from 1985 that still resonates with farming communities across the country,” Mr Bestwick (Mack Trucks Australia Vice President) said. “We’re auctioning the ...

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Apprentice programme highlights career opportunities with Westar | TRANSPORT NEWS

Westar Truck Centre Derrimut, one of the largest commercial vehicle dealerships in Australia, operates a well constructed apprentice programme that benefits both young people and the dealership itself, by ensuring the highest levels of expertise and product knowledge are maintained to service what is an increasingly sophisticated product. Operating since 2015, the programme has around ten percent of its 152 ...

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Ten New Scania’s join the Visy fleet |TRANSPORT NEWS

Scania has delivered 10 new P 450 6×4 prime movers to Visy Logistics in Melbourne, delivering Visy’s recycled cardboard products manufactured at  its state-of-the-art factory in Truganina to customers across metropolitan Melbourne. The ten Scania’s will form part of a programme called Ecolution, aimed at delivering a significant saving in fuel and reduction of exhaust emissions, keeping drivers focused on their behind-the-wheel performance. ...

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The Drake group supplies 16 Cometto MSPE Evo3 70tonne self-propelled modules | TRANSPORT NEWS

The internationally-renowned Cometto brand is celebrating the supply of 16 modules of its self-propelled MSPE Evo3 70tonnes capacity modules with a carrying capacity spread over 96 axles. The Drake Group is the exclusive supplier of Cometto products in the Australian market and Sam Dake, the company’s marketing manager explained the self-propelled modules would be used to carry future generation surface ...

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