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ATA LAUNCHES CUMMINS TECH CONFERENCE SCHOLARSHIPS | TRANSPORT NEWS

The Australian Trucking Association (ATA), which represents the 50,000 businesses and 200,000 people in the Australian trucking industry, has today launched nominations for the 2019 Cummins Technology and Maintenance Conference Scholarships.  “The Cummins TMC Scholarships are an initiative that provides young heavy vehicle apprentices with the experience and tools needed to develop industry skills and knowledge,” ATA Chair Geoff Crouch said. Awarded to ...

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Isuzu Opens the Gateway for Transurban Queensland | TRANSPORT NEWS

Based in Brisbane, Queensland, and working with Transurban Queensland, Gateway’s typical day sees them work the Transurban open road networks in Brisbane, keeping a keen eye on 60 kilometres of motorways. Gateway’s Operations and Maintenance Manager Simon Kirkpatrick says that they found Isuzu trucks to fit their specific applications well. And with their business growing quickly, their fleet demand has ...

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Sniffers chooses Isuzu Tippers | TRANSPORT NEWS

Isuzu tippers are a firm favourite with the Sniffers Group, the Stapylton, QLD-based company that specialises in all aspects of geotechnical developments, from surveying to earthmoving, plant hire, construction and mining. An Isuzu FTS 139-260 4×4 acts as the fleet service truck, supporting other plant and equipment that includes an eight-wheel twin steer FYH 2000 MWB Auto, an FSR 140-260 ...

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Hi-Rail Capacity MAN | Transport News – Bespoke Hi-Rail Capacity MANs Delivered to HMA Materials Handling

Penske Commercial Vehicles has delivered ten tailored MAN Truck & Bus TGM 15.290 4×4 trucks to body builder, HMA Materials Handling (HMA) in NSW. In conjunction with local MAN Truck & Bus dealer, Hartwigs, the ten units have been fitted with hi-rail equipment that allows the trucks to drive both on the road and on rail tracks. While on rail ...

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SAF-HOLLAND consolidates extended product range following recent acquisitions | TRANSPORT NEWS

SAF-HOLLAND (Aust) Pty Ltd, one of Australia’s leading suppliers of truck and trailer products to the heavy transport industry, has consolidated its vastly expanded programme into its central head office warehouse facility in Melton.  Recent global acquisitions by the SAF-HOLLAND Group of V.Orlandi coupling and towing systems and York trailer axles and suspension systems, has resulted in the consolidation of ...

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NTI announces its new Sustainability Team | TRANSPORT NEWS

National Transport Insurance (NTI) has formed a Sustainability Team as the next strategic evolution for Australia’s leading specialist insurer across transport and logistics. At NTI sustainability means safer people and stronger businesses. It’s about more than just our current and future NTI customers. This is about the industry as a whole, whether they are insured with us or not. The ...

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Volvo Trucks Australia upgrades the D13 engine for improved economy | TRANSPORT NEWS

Volvo Trucks Australia upgrades the D13 engine for improved economy Volvo Trucks Australia is introducing new functions that help drivers save fuel even when cruise control is not activated. The launch of an upgraded D13 Euro 5 engine, together with new software, enables fuel savings of up to three percent. A new function called Volvo Torque Assist reduces fuel consumption ...

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HINO Australia, Global Leader in Parts & Service | TRANSPORT NEWS

Hino Australia has been named one of the world’s premier Hino distributors for parts and service, the eighth consecutive year it has won both titles. Awarded by Hino Motors Limited in Japan, Hino Australia’s success as the 2018 Parts Department of the Year for the eleventh straight year was coupled with victory as the 2018 Service Department of the Year ...

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A Clean Sweep for North Sydney Beaches | TRANSPORT NEW – Fleet of 40 Dennis Eagle Trucks Heading for Sydney’s Northern Beaches

Penske Commercial Vehicles is currently handing over 40 Dennis Eagle ‘Elite 2’ trucks to waste management contractor United Resource Management (URM) for use in residential refuse collection in Sydney’s Northern Beaches Council precinct. The 40 trucks comprise 30 dual-control units with a 4.85m wheelbase, and ten right-hand drive units with a 5.35m wheelbase all featuring colourful liveries to symbolise the ...

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Hauling in the Awards | TRANSPORT NEWS

Complete Body Craft (Rutherglen, Victoria) is celebrating its second consecutive year award win for the Best Heavy Haulage Tow Operator (Statewide) at the annual gala dinner and awards night organised by the Victorian Automobile Chamber of Commerce. Chris and Fiona Bourke (owners of Complete Body Craft) were keen to back up last year’s win with an additional award this year. ...

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