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BACK ON TRACK | TRANSPORT NEWS – Freightliner

It’s all systems go for Freightliner Trucks and Alliance Truck Parts as these two giants of the transport industry support local driver Tim Slade and the Brad Jones Race Team for the next two years. According to Tim Slade the Freightliner Racing Commodore will be pretty bold on track this year. “We did a one-off black and yellow livery for ...

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Hamelex White Tippers Go to Work on WestConnex | TRANSPORT NEWS

Hamelex White was recently chosen to supply a new fleet of PBS-approved rigid and four axle dog combinations for the prominent WestConnex construction contract in Sydney. The WestConnex project involves the construction of a 33 kilometre motorway, two thirds of which is underground. It is considered one of the biggest infrastructure projects in Australia’s history and consists of six separate ...

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Bendix Saves Time and Money with Drilled Commercial Vehicle Brake Linings in Kit Form | TRANSPORT NEWS

Effective braking and optimum stopping distance is vitally important for commercial vehicle operators, not only ensuring safety for the driver but also other road users. During regular maintenance of the vehicle’s drum braking system, the mechanic is often faced with the task of replacing the brake shoes or relining these. Where a complete Bendix brake shoe is not available the ...

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MaxiTRANS Releases SafeADJUST™ Mezzanine Decks  | TRANSPORT NEWS

MaxiTRANS has released an innovative new mezzanine deck system named SafeADJUST™providing a significant boost in safety over traditional mezzanine decks by eliminating the human element of mezzanine deck adjustment, while also improving productivity. SafeADJUST™ is adjusted from the safety of a forklift, eliminating the need to manually remove and replace saddles when altering the deck height and keeping people well ...

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Scania Australia’s Grand Achievement in 2017 | TRANSPORT NEWS

Scania has supplied more new trucks to Australian customers in 2017 than in any previous year in its history, breaching the 1000-deliveries barrier for the first time. In 2017 the company out-performed its previous best result by a significant 29% to post this new high-water mark. “The delivery of more than 1000 new Scania trucks to the Australian market in ...

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THE NATIONAL DIESEL DIRT & TURF® EXPO | TRANSPORT NEWS

The third annual Diesel Dirt & Turf Expo takes place at Penrith Panthers club grounds from April 13-15, 2018. Major exhibitors include Volvo, Komatsu, Toro, Kobelco, Wacker Neuson, Takeuchi, Bobcat, JCB, Kubota, Hyundai, Toro, ASV, Case, CAT, Manitou, Dieci, Yanmar, Mustang, Kanga, Ditchwitch, Toyota, Dingo, Dynapac, Hitachi, Vermeer, Liebherr and many more. As well as large equipment, attachment suppliers such ...

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Powerstars Going Bush -Team PETRONAS De Roovy | TRANSPORT NEWS IVECO-DAKAR 2018

Team PETRONAS De Rooy IVECO challenges the Dakar 2018 and Africa Eco Race 2018 Team PETRONAS De Rooy IVECO will compete in two major rally raid competitions: Anton Van Genugten and Arthur Ardavichus will participate in the Dakar 2018 edition while Team Leader Gerard De Rooy and Wuf Van Ginkel will compete in the Africa Eco Race 2018. The Dakar ...

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ATA AND DAIMLER TRUCK AND BUS TO DEVELOP THE TRUCKING INDUSTRY’S FUTURE | TRANSPORT NEWS

CANBERRA, 14 December 2017 – The Australian Trucking Association and Daimler Truck and Bus Australia Pacific are proud to announce a new program to identify and develop the trucking industry’s future leaders. The Daimler Truck and Bus Future Leaders’ Forum will deliver a career-defining professional development program to a hand-picked group of 18-40 year old trucking business owners and employees. ...

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PacLease opens for business in Adelaide

The national expansion of the PacLease division across Australia continues with the opening of the eleventh  franchised PacLease location at CMV Trucks, 100 Port Wakefield Road, Cavan, in the Adelaide, South Australia.The new PacLease division at Cavan links with the established CMV Trucks PacLease operations at its Hallam and Bayswater dealerships in Victoria. “We see Truck Rental, Full Service Leasing ...

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German awards for Freightliner’s New Cascadia | TRANSPORT NEWS

Freightliner Trucks’ new Cascadia® model recently won two 2017 Automotive Brand Contest awards – one for Exterior Volume Brand, the other for Interior Volume Brand. The Exterior Volume Brand award recognises design in all vehicle classes, while the Interior Volume Brand focuses on features such as cockpits, instruments, airbags, paneling, seats, colour and trim. Hosted by the prestigious German Design ...

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