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Ready-mixed ISUZU | TRANSPORT NEWS -Interhaul cementing its reputation with Isuzu

Ready-mixed concrete is one of the toughest materials to transport. Freight companies have to overcome difficulties such as the weight of the load and the strict temperature requirements to keep it in the optimum pouring condition, not to mention the threat of solidification and contamination. Leftover residue from a previous delivery, or a slight leak in the concrete mixer bowl ...

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HINO AIMS ITS ASSAULT ON THE 2018 DAKAR RALLY | TRANSPORT NEWS

Hino aims to rewrite the record books with its assault on the 2018 Dakar Rally. To be raced through Peru, Bolivia and Argentina beginning on 6 January, the 2018 Dakar will see Hino Team Sugawara enter two 500 Series trucks in the highly-competitive Under 10 litre Class. Hino Team Sugawara holds the record of eight straight Class wins in the ...

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110 IVECO ACCOs join the SUEZ waste management fleet | TRANSPORT NEWS

Leading waste management company SUEZ, has placed a record order of 110 IVECO ACCO compactors to service a newly-won 16 year contract with Brisbane City Council. SUEZ has held continuous collection contracts with the municipality since 2002, with the new agreement officially beginning in July 2018. The new ACCO models will comprise 104 6×4 units fitted with Superior Pak side ...

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Kenworth’s 60,000th Australian-designed and manufactured truck rolls off its Melbourne production line | TRANSPORT NEWS

Kenworth Australia has delivered its 60,000th Australian-designed and built truck to long-standing Kenworth customer Peter Wickham, co-founder of Wickham Freight Lines. Andrew Hadjikakou, Managing Director of PACCAR Australia, handed the keys of the T610SAR prime mover to Peter at the Bayswater facility today. Wickham Freight Lines is one of Australia’s largest privately-owned transport companies. Andrew said Kenworth’s achievement in manufacturing ...

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HVIA 2017 APPRENTICE OF THE YEAR -Congratulations to Joel Handley | TRANSPORT NEWS

Joel Handley from Cummins South Pacific’s Carole Park branch was announced as the 2017 HVIA National Apprentice of the Year at the HVIA National Awards night held in Brisbane. Chairman of Judges Bob Martin told the audience that it was clear that Joel wears his Cummins uniform with pride. “Joel’s commitment to the Cummins workshop is an asset,” Mr Martin ...

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Monson Logistics add two new Stralis and a Powerstar to growing IVECO fleet | TRANSPORT NEWS

Leading Tasmanian freight company Monson Logistics, has invested in three new Australian-made Stralis and Powerstar models, bringing the total number of IVECOs in the company to 32. The latest acquisitions, a Powerstar 6400 and two Series II Stralis AS-L prime movers operate in B-Double applications hauling containerised freight and plantation-sourced, pre-packaged timber all over Tasmania and to port in preparation ...

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KAMAG – Catering on the Fly 

  The KAMAG E-Catering Wiesel was developed in close cooperation with airport operators and service workshops.The driver´s cab has two seats complete with optimum ergonomics and low entry height, and provides all-round visibility, equipped with a glass roof. The cabin is flexibly mounted in order to allow the transfer of containers at ground level and, if required, to provide room ...

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IVECO gets to grips with gas – 500 Stralis NP (Natural Power)| TRANSPORT NEWS

IVECO is well into the alternative fuels market as illustrated by a recent order in Europe for 500 Stralis NP (Natural Power) models which operate using LNG (Liquefied Natural Gas), providing a reduction of up to 10 per cent in CO2 emissions and up to 50 per cent less NOx compared to equivalent diesel-powered trucks. As a further benefit, the Stralis ...

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Narva Expands Popular Aeromax Range of Emergency Vehicle Lighting | TRANSPORT NEWS

Narva has expanded its popular range of Aeromax L.E.D mini light boxes to include new red and blue variants specifically designed for emergency vehicles. The super-compact light boxes offer a low-profile, modern-styled solution to emergency lighting and can be used on their own or in synchronised pairs (flange mount only) as a mini light bar setup. Utilising high-powered L.E.D modules ...

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Scania clocks up record year | TRANSPORT NEWS

With the  sales performance in Australia of Scania’s P, G and R-series trucks and buses having already exceeded  the full year result of 2016, Scania’s full third quarter term rose globally  to a record high SEK 86.4 billion, an increase of 15 percent compared to the previous year. Demand for the new truck range was good and the service trend remains ...

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