Author Archives: Maree Mullett

Fuso Fighter delivers for Dubbo | TRANSPORT NEWS

Metroll a leading Australian manufacturer and supplier of roofing, cladding, rainwater, structural and fencing products, has taken delivery of a new Fuso Fighter 2427 for steel delivery in the Dubbo area. The new Fuso Fighter 2427 Fighter will service an area of 300km rides from Dubbo centre covering different terrain from the hilly country of the Blue Mountains to the ...

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Titan Trailers | TRAILER REVIEWS

Drop-deck trailers can substantially improve turn around times for delivery and pick-up of plant and equipment. Words by Brenton O’Connor. Some 26 years ago, George Fendyk and business partner Fabian Burder combined forces to establish Burder, in Wangaratta, Victoria. Burder was originally set up as a manufacturer of front-end loaders to suit a wide variety of agricultural tractors. The Burder ...

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HINO PUSHES ITS ADVANTAGE TO NEW LEVELS | TRANSPORT NEWS

Hino Australia has furthered strengthened its unique range of business solutions, Hino Advantage, with a technology-driven, customer-focused addition. “New innovative technology provided by National Transport Insurance (NTI) has enhanced the Hino Roadside Assist programme even further – stranded customers are now sent an SMS link to a map which updates the location of their service technician in real-time,” said Hino ...

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Scania runs hot and strong in Q1  2018 | Transport news

“Scania’s net sales rose to a record high SEK 31.1 billion and earnings in the first quarter amounted to SEK 3,315 m., which gave an operating margin of 10.7 percent. Higher vehicle and service volume contributed positively while a less favourable market mix, higher production costs for running double product ranges and continued constraints in the supply chain impacted earnings ...

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Sealing Solutions | TRAILER REVIEW – Speedie Contractors

Trailer manufacturer Holmwood Highgate and Brisbane operator Speedie Contractors are developing new technologies that can revolutionise the global bitumen tanker industry – report by Chris Mullett  Bitumen plays a major role in stabilising our road network and providing a durable sealing system, often combining other materials such as synthetic rubber compounds to promote integrity and adhesion. As bitumen cools its ...

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Trending Multinational | Trailer Review – Stefanutti Construction

Mixing national origins and vehicle buying preferences is just part of the success story of Stefanutti Constructions. Words by Warren Caves, images by Torque it Up  Urbanisation is driving growth in the civil construction and earthworks arena, and, with business growing strongly, it’s enabled Stefanutti Construction to form an alliance with Scania Trucks and Sloanebuilt Trailers to capitalise on our ...

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Keeping Up Appearances | TRUCK REVIEW

Ed Higginson joins the Scania Master Trainers to keep his skill set up to date before the launch of the New Generation truck range in 2018 Have you ever jumped behind the wheel of a modern truck recently and wondered what all the buttons, symbols and acronyms meant? No matter how much effort is made by truck designers to make ...

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A Shock to the System | Company Profile – GB Galvanizing

Galvanising – why outsource when you can do it yourself? Words and images by Ed Higginson When you run a successful manufacturing business, there are a lot of options for distributing your products out to market. Such as using a 3PL or full 4PL model, or simply booking a transport company to make the final shipment. But when you want ...

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MAKING THE GRADE | TRUCK REVIEW – IVECO EUROCARGO

IVECO proves its mid-range Eurocargo has great street appeal – Words by David Meredith It was just over one year ago that one of the major global truck brands focused on and funded a new campaign to stimulate driver recruitment and training for the truck industry. Part of the deal was an industry survey – no doubt expensive – by ...

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Waste Management | TRUCK REVIEW – IVECO ACCO

110 ACCO compactors hit the road for SUEZ It’s the truck sales order that company reps dream about, as leading waste management company SUEZ confirms its requirement for a record order of 110 IVECO ACCO compactors to service a newly-won 16-year contract with Brisbane City Council. SUEZ has held continuous collection contracts with the municipality since 2002, with the new ...

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