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Leading electrical equipment supplier Projector has released its most powerful inverter to date, the 24 volt IP3000-24 unit | TRANSPORT NEWS

Offering 6000W of peak power for up to 3 seconds and 4500W for up to 10 seconds, the 24-Volt unit overcomes the most demanding appliance start up requirements. With 2400W/10A of continuous power provided by its 240V AC socket, and 3000W/13A when hardwired via the included wiring kit, there is little the new IP3000-24 can’t operate on the go with complete ...

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Hiab to supply 26 cranes to Australian Rock Logistics | TRANSPORT NEWS

Hiab, part of Cargotec, will supply Rock Logistics with 26 remote-controlled loader cranes for its delivery contract for roofing products manufacturer Lysaght, a division of BlueScope Steel, for its operations in Victoria and Tasmania. The order, worth approximately EUR 1 million, is for 13 HIAB X-HiDuo 138, a 11.3 tm mid-range crane, and 13 XS 099 HiDuo, a 9.3 tm ...

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Peterbilt News | TRANSPORT NEWS

Peterbilt Motors Company has announced a range of new features for 2018, starting with the inclusion of Bendix® Wingman® Fusion™ as standard equipment on the Model 579 built on or after July 1st 2018. Through a unique combination of camera, radar and braking systems, Bendix Wingman Fusion provides a full set of collision mitigation technologies and driver alerts that greatly ...

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Peter Voorhoeve appointed President of Volvo Trucks North America with Martin Merrick named President of Volvo Group Australia.| TRANSPORT NEWS

Peter Voorhoeve, currently the President and CEO of Volvo Group Australia, has been named President of Volvo Trucks North America, effective Sept. 1, 2018.  He succeeds Göran Nyberg, who left the company in April; Per Carlsson will continue to serve as acting President until Sept. 1. Peter Voorhoeve has led Volvo Group Australia since 2013, prior to which he held ...

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IVECO Australia appoints new General Manager of sales IVECO Australia has announced the appointment of Scott Slater to the position of General Manager – Sales, effective 1 June. Mr Slater replaces Geoff Buswell who will take on a new position within the CNH Industrial Group in Australia. FacebookemailPrintGoogle+TumblrTwitterLinkedin

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New TRP Outlet for Pakenham, Victoria | TRANSPORT NEWS

Packenham in Victoria is the latest location for a new TRP Truck and Trailer Parts store. The new store is an extension of both the Hallam and Bayswater Truck Centres. It is owned by the South Australian-based CMV Group and together the three facilities service most of Melbourne’s eastern region, also providing support into West Gippsland and the Yarra Valley. ...

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Freightliner Technician of the Year | TRANSPORT NEW

New Zealand’s Cameron Nicol has been announced as the Freightliner Australia Pacific Technician of the Year. The final stage of the competition was held recently at the newly established Daimler Truck and Bus Training Academy in Mulgrave, in Melbourne’s east. Mr Nicol, who is from Trucks and Trailers in Auckland, edged out Brodie Martin, from Daimler Trucks Adelaide, and Adrian ...

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Victoria’s Kingston Garage takes out Shell’s global Retailer of the Year award in an Australian first | TRANSPORT NEWS

Kingston Garage, located in Heatherton, south east of Melbourne, has been awarded Shell’s highest accolade, Global Single Site Retailer of the Year 2017, at a recent awards ceremony in Dubai UAE. The garage, a Shell fuels retailer for over 50 years, is the first Australian site to win this prestigious award after successfully fending off fierce competition from 8,370 sites ...

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TOILETS, LIGHTS AND WATER ARE NOT JUST ‘DESIRABLE’ | TRANSPORT NEWS

The Australian Trucking Association (ATA) has called for major changes to the guidelines for building truck rest areas as access to toilets, lighting and water have been classified as ‘desirable’, not a requirement. “Our roads and rest areas are a driver’s workplace and we have little chance of resolving fatigue if drivers are not provided with basic human rights to ...

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Freightliner’s Argosy comes to the end of the road | TRANSPORT NEWS

Freightliner Australia has announced that in 18 months time the Argosy cabover range will cease production, ending an era of the company offering both cabover and conventional models. Replaced by the all-new Cascadia, the decision to cease manufacturing ends a history that spans two decades, since it arrived on the Australian market in 1999. “It is fitting that we will ...

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