Author Archives: Maree Mullett

MaxiTRANS Raises Awareness for Mental Health | TRANSPORT NEWS

Trailer manufacturer, MaxiTRANS, has raised $15,000 for mental health awareness via a campaign for ‘R U OK? Day’. The company committed to donating 1% of transactions on the day to the cause. ‘R U OK? Day’ was held on 14 September and every year encourages people to ask friends, colleagues and family members ‘R U OK?’ to raise awareness for ...

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KEMPSEY TRUCK SHOW | TRUCK EVENT

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JOHN DEERE POWER NOW AN OPTION WITH VAC DIG’S HYDRO VACUUMS

In the field of major infrastructure construction and maintenance, timeliness is critical, especially with tight scheduling of operations and shortened project timelines. Hence, the use of hydro excavation (or non-destructive digging – NDD) is expanding rapidly. Fast-rising hydro vacuum manufacturer Vac Dig is now offering John Deere diesel power in its machines which has met with great approval from its ...

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Western Star Show n Shine Success | Truck Show

Western Star Trucks’ Show n Shine Success! Penske Commercial Vehicles hosted Western Star Trucks’ Show n Shine on Saturday with a multitude of trucks on display ! Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Western Star Trucks brand, the Show n Shine held at the Mt Cotton Training Centre, had a mulitude of  trucks on display to be judged with over ...

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BATTLE STATIONS | TRUCK REVIEW – New level of importance for Scania military hardware

Sweden increases its military presence as Europe destabilises, adding a new level of importance for Scania military hardware. Sweden abolished conscription back in 2010, ending over a century of enforced military service. But the latest moves by Russia in Eastern Europe have prompted the Swedes to rethink their strategy and increase the size of Swedish armed forces. During the Cold ...

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IVECO Minibus Dealers announced in preparation for Daily arrival | TRANSPORT NEWS

IVECO has announced details of its Minibus Dealer Network in preparation for the arrival of Daily Minibus stock in the coming weeks. Officially revealed to Australian media in April and slated for launch in the fourth quarter of 2017, the Daily Minibus comprises three model variants and two seating capacities: 11 plus driver and 16 plus driver. Iveco Bus National ...

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INTERNATIONAL® comes full circle with Treloar Transport | TRANSPORT NEWS

Treloar Transport Managing Director, John Treloar, taken delivery of the first of the new breed INTERNATIONALs to be available on the Australian market. The new ProStar joins  the last new INTERNATIONAL® to be sold in the country, a 9900 Eagle day cab tipper, purchased by Treloar Transport in January, 2011. As a loyal fan of the brand, John said he was ...

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K&S GROUP BREAKS THE MOULD WITH IVECO ACCO | TRANSPORT NEWS

It’s common for an ACCO to deliver concrete, remove waste or drop-off equipment on a tilt tray, but the same benefits that make the ACCO a favourite in these applications is proving to be an excellent fit for the delivery of medical gases. The K&S Group is a prime contractor to Air Liquide Healthcare, a leading provider of respiratory care ...

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Scania launches new generation construction truck range | TRANSPORT NEWS

“This industry is facing increasing demands for sustainable and cost-effective production. Each component in the complex construction logistics process must adapt to higher standards for efficiency and Scania XT is our contribution to this shift,” says President and CEO Henrik Henriksson. The new construction range is the second stage in Scania’s introduction of new generation trucks, the fruits of more ...

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POWERTORQUE PEOPLE | Lady John ( Jacqueline) Southern

Recognising some of the great characters of the transport industry  The transport industry is a great community, and while we here at PowerTorque focus our attention on the equipment side things, the people of the industry are equally important in shaping its future. It’s not often we hear a story of a grandmother encouraging the younger generations to become truck ...

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