Trailer Reviews

Titan Trailers | TRAILER REVIEWS

Drop-deck trailers can substantially improve turn around times for delivery and pick-up of plant and equipment. Words by Brenton O’Connor. Some 26 years ago, George Fendyk and business partner Fabian Burder combined forces to establish Burder, in Wangaratta, Victoria. Burder was originally set up as a manufacturer of front-end loaders to suit a wide variety of agricultural tractors. The Burder ...

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Sealing Solutions | TRAILER REVIEW – Speedie Contractors

Trailer manufacturer Holmwood Highgate and Brisbane operator Speedie Contractors are developing new technologies that can revolutionise the global bitumen tanker industry – report by Chris Mullett  Bitumen plays a major role in stabilising our road network and providing a durable sealing system, often combining other materials such as synthetic rubber compounds to promote integrity and adhesion. As bitumen cools its ...

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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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SEALING SOLUTIONS | TRAILER REVIEW -Holmwood Highgate and Brisbane operator Speedie Contractors are developing new technologies that can revolutionise the global bitumen tanker industry

Trailer manufacturer Holmwood Highgate and Brisbane operator Speedie Contractors are developing new technologies that can revolutionise the global bitumen tanker industry – report by Chris Mullett  Bitumen plays a major role in stabilising our road network and providing a durable sealing system, often combining other materials such as synthetic rubber compounds to promote integrity and adhesion. As bitumen cools its ...

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FUEL FOR THOUGHT | TRANSPORT NEWS -Fuel Distributors of Western Australia

David Meredith meets with Craig Burrows, founder of Fuel Distributors of Western Australia Between the line of the Great Eastern Highway running east from Perth to Kalgoorlie, and the magnificent southern coastline of Western Australia, the WA country is dotted with small communities. Each is connected by relatively few major routes – the Forrest Highway, South-West Highway, Brookton Highway, Coastal ...

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STOCK IN TRADE | TRAILERTORQUE -Toowoomba-based Rytrans Manufacturing adds its own innovations to the design of livestock transport

Toowoomba-based Rytrans Manufacturing adds its own innovations to the design of livestock transport If you are looking for a better way to do something, very often it’s a simple matter of asking questions. For Ashley Davis, managing director of Rytrans Manufacturing, the basis of his company’s success is knowing how to ask the right questions of his customers in order ...

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HIRE AND REWARD | TRUCK REVIEW – Semi-Skel Hire hits No. 1000 with Barker Trailers 

Semi-Skel Hire hits No. 1000 with Barker Trailers  – Report by Ed Higginson When it comes operating environments across Australia the trailer rental business must be high on the list. One company that excels in this area and has thrived on the challenges is Semi-Skel Hire based in Yarraville, Melbourne. Formed in 1991 by Geoff Kelly, the company has expanded ...

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TANKER TORQUE – Simpson Fuel Supplies | TRAILER REVIEW – Holmwood Highgate Tankers

Warren Caves reports on the latest Holmwood Highgate tanker to join the Simpson Fuel Supplies fleet. Hazardous goods transport requires the highest levels of efficiency and safety in the trucking profession. As Australia has embraced new and more efficient trailer designs that enhance safety and increase productivity, companies such as Simpson Fuel Supplies are leading the industry with innovation, working ...

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TRIPLE TREAT | TRAILER REVIEW – New Red Bull Holden Racing trailers designed and built by Graham Lusty Trailers

Transporting V8 Supercars has moved to new design heights with the latest designs of Graham Lusty Trailers Over the last few years, I’ve had the pleasure of showcasing a few race transporters from many different categories of racing. The first of these was the Triple Eight Race Engineering Red Bull Racing transporter around four years ago, and, with those trailers ...

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SUPER B – SUPER SPECIAL | TRAILER REVIEW – Super B-doubles for K & S Freighters

PowerTorque finds that new truck and trailer combinations are making their contribution to improve productivity for K&S Freighters. There are two big factors that lead the charge in terms of equipment design – productivity and safety. While the two often don’t work together, with increased safety leading to reduced productivity and vice-versa, many operators are finding ways to make the ...

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