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Driving Stations | Trucking News

Moving a nuclear submarine on dry land is not an everyday occurrence, but for German trailer manufacturer Schuerele anything is achievable. Russian Rosatom subsidiary company RosRAO commissioned Scheuerle to develop this 42 axle line SPMT (Self-Propelled Modular Transporter) for use during the decommissioning of nuclear submarines. RosRAO began operations in 2009 and quickly stepped into the management of spent fuel, ...

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Hiab showcases its latest innovation in timber handling at the Elmia Wood exhibition, Jönköping, Sweden | Trucking News

Hiab, part of Cargotec, will present its wide variety of LOGLIFT/JONSERED forestry cranes and services at the Elmia Wood Exhibition, which takes place from 7-10 June in Jönköping, Sweden. Elmia Wood is the world’s largest forestry exhibition, held every four years.  “The first LOGLIFT/JONSERED forestry cranes were introduced more than 55 years ago. New developments include the LOGLIFT 150Z forestry crane with Hydraulic ...

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Linfox appoints internal talent to key leadership positions | Trucking News  

  Linfox Executive Chairman, Peter Fox has today announced the promotion of five executives to key leadership positions.    “These changes will ensure Linfox continues its strong growth and is well positioned to adapt to the evolving needs of our customers,” said Executive Chairman Linfox, Peter Fox.   “I am delighted to appoint these well-deserving, talented individuals to key leadership ...

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New TRP store opens its doors in Geelong | Transport News

PACCAR Parts Australia is pleased to announce the opening of its second dedicated TRP store, located in Geelong. TRP is currently Australia’s fastest growing truck and trailer parts business offering an extensive and constantly expanding range of reliable, quality parts designed for all makes of trucks and trailers and ideal for American drivelines and European trucks. TRP has been sold ...

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New TRP store opens its doors in Geelong | Transport News

PACCAR Parts Australia opens its second dedicated TRP store with a new facility in Geelong at 106 St Georges Rd, Corio, Victoria. TRP is currently Australia’s fastest growing truck and trailer parts business offering an extensive and constantly expanding range of reliable, quality parts designed for all makes of trucks and trailers and are ideal for American drivelines and European trucks. ...

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Heavy Duty Clutch Program added to Alliance Truck Parts range| Transport News

Alliance Trucks Parts has launched a new clutch range offering a selection of heavy duty clutches, installation kits, clutch brakes, forks and clutch shafts, flywheels, spigot bearings and grease hoses. The clutch components are all 100 per cent new and made in the United States by one of the leading independent clutch manufacturers. They have a 2-year unlimited kilometer warranty, ...

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TEN TIMES BETTER | REVIEW Rhino Trailers

Rhino Trailers demonstrates its versatility with an 8×4 and six-axle dog. The Australian trailer industry continues to set global standards through its ability to provide innovative solutions that raise productivity while ensuring the highest possible standards of safety. The introduction of Performance Based Standards (PBS), has enabled companies such as Rhino Trailers to expand its expertise into new truck and ...

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Brad Scott of Brad Scott Excacations | #PowerTorquePeople

#PowerTorquePeople | Brad Scott of Brad Scott Excavations Looking at this truck from a distance, you wouldn’t know it done 1.3 million kilometres but, as Brad explained, it had done most of those before he came to own it. “It was originally with Les Walkden Logging in Tasmania, then a bloke in Penguin (a Tasmanian coastal town) owned it, and ...

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LIVING LIFE TO THE FULL | REVIEW Brad Scott Excavations

Reliability comes from looking after your gear properly, as PowerTorque found when he visited Brad Scott Excavations of Drouin, Victoria. While we like to keep up to date with the latest and greatest in the transport industry, there are a large number of operators who, whether by choice or necessity, operate trucks that are in their second or third life cycle. ...

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MAN TIME | REVIEW MAN TGX

Can the selective use of technology improve driving ability?  PowerTorque has been closely following the MAN TGX, since it was effectively relaunched at the end of last year with the inclusion of the Euro 6, 15.2-litre D38 engine under the cab floor. What also adds to the interest is the first availability in our market of the ZF TraXon automated ...

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