Company Profiles

Poles Apart | COMPANY PROFILE- East Coast Scaffolding

It’s a long way from making safety rails to providing full scaffolding support for the building industry, but it’s proving to be the right route for East Coast Scaffolding. Words and images by Warren Caves. There are times when the future of a company depends on a total change of direction, and for two businesses located in Liverpool that change ...

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Betts Transport | COMPANY PROFILE – Betts Transport

From livestock to general haulage, Betts Transport knows that success is based on service. Peter Betts reckons that as far as having a hobby is concerned, he has yet to find one that fits the bill. Although he admits to being semi-retired these days, it seems that he hasn’t quite yet worked out the true definition of the word, preferring ...

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Staying Local | COMPANY PROFILE – Rankin Transport

Rankin Transport grows its customer base by providing high levels of local support to its customers. Words by Ed Higginson.  Within the Australian transport industry there are a handful of well-known trucking names that come to mind, but, for every one household name, there are hundreds of small family operators across the country known just as well by their local ...

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THE RIGHT STUFF | Company Profile – Hi Quality Group

Kenworth T610s and Isuzu 8x4s are changing the fleet composition for the Hi-Quality Group – Report by Chris Mullett With over half a century of service, the Hi-Quality Group continues to set new standards that are recognised as a benchmark for the civil and environmental sector. Founded by Jim Hallinan in the mid 1960s, this Australian-owned family business boasts the ...

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EFFECTIVE COLLABORATION | TRAILER REVIEW- Multiquip- Muscat Trailers

Warren Caves reports on Multiquip – Images by Torque it Up Photography. A three-way alliance between Gilbert & Roach Kenworth, Muscat Trailers and Multiquip aggregates is driving growth, and fleet expansion for Multiquip, from its 1200-acre Bungonia quarry site. Bungonia is located roughly 20 km south of Marulan, NSW, in an area that has seen a remarkable surge in quarry ...

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BLOCK AND TACKLE | COMPANY PROFILE- GRS Fleet

The GRS Towing fleet expands its footprint in Sydney – Words by Warren Caves and images by Torque it Up When it comes to publicising the performance of individual companies, it’s not often that PowerTorque magazine provides a repeat round of additional exposure, after having previously showcased a company’s performance in an earlier edition. That idea certainly changed, though, when ...

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THE LONG HAUL- SHAWS DARWIN TRANSPORT | Company Profile

Shaw’s Darwin Transport blazes the blue and red trail from NSW to the Northern Territory – Words by Warren Caves, images by Torque it Up Purchasing his first cab-over Kenworth in 1981, William Shaw set the foundation stone for a successful Darwin road express freight service, firstly as a subcontractor to a major national carrier, then as his own company. ...

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CUSTOM AND CLASSIC | Warren Caves joins Jim Ristovichis to celebrate Mack Super-Liner history

Warren Caves joins Jim Ristovichis to celebrate Mack Super-Liner history – Images by Torque It Up Photography To some, trucks are just tools or equipment to carry out a job – random pieces of steel, plastic and material assembled together like a three-dimensional jigsaw puzzle and put to work. For others, they take a place in our hearts and harbour ...

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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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DELIVERY THE DREAM | COMPANY PROFILE- CMV Trucks Derrimut

CMV Trucks at Derrimut on the western outskirts of Melbourne sets a standard for truck operators that is truly world class After 18 months of construction, CMV Truck & Bus Derrimut is now officially open for business. Mack, UD Trucks and Volvo Truck and Bus Sales, Parts and Service departments are now operational in what is truly a state-of-the-art dealership. ...

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