Trailer Reviews

Effective Collaboration | COMPANY PROFILE – Multiquip

Warren Caves reports on Multiquip – Images by Torque it Up Photography.  A three-way alliance between Gilbert & Roach Kenworth, Muscat Trailers and Multiquip aggregates is driving growth, and fleet expansion for Multiquip, from its 1200-acre Bungonia quarry site. Bungonia is located roughly 20 km south of Marulan, NSW, in an area that has seen a remarkable surge in quarry ...

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Flying the Flag | TRAILERTORQUE – Krueger Trailers

Krueger Trailers proves that being Australian owned has a great future – Words by Brenton O’Connor There are many commentators that consistently decry Australian design and manufacturing, but for the transport industry there’s nothing better than dealing with people that know our roads and systems and produce equipment that outlives expectations. Following our recent stories on the Volvo Group local ...

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Rock Solid | TRAILERTORQUE – Bruce Rock Engineering

Bruce Rock Engineering is a standout performer for trailer buyers that rank reliability and durability as the key to profitability – Words and images by Chris Mullett. There’s no doubt that Western Australia does things differently from the rest of the country. This view may largely be because of the continuing rise and fall of the mining industry, making long-term ...

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ShawX Manufacturing | TrailerTorque – Shawx Manufacturing

New management and a revitalised business structure set ShawX Manufacturing on the right path for the future – Words and images by Warren Caves As a family-owned business, ShawX Manufacturing is the new force behind the specialist trailer manufacturer formerly known as Titan Manufacturing. Based in the Brisbane suburb of Cleveland, the change of ownership and establishment of a new ...

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AUSSIE MADE | TRAILERTORQUE – MAXITrans

The MaxiTRANS group shows that diversity leads to shared strengths.  Different brands have different strengths, and for the MaxiTRANS group these strengths multiply to create Australia’s largest supplier of road transport trailer and rigid body solutions, coupled with class-leading trailer repair and service support. The group comprises Freighter, Maxi-CUBE, Lusty EMS, Hamelex White, AZMEB and PEKI, together with MaXus specialist ...

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Italian Style | TRAILERTORQUE – V.Orlandi

Ed Higginson looks into the background of V.Orlandi as it increases its presence in the Australian market. One of the most crucial components on a truck is the coupling between the truck and trailer, and its selection is usually the result of a decision between the customer and the trailer manufacturer. The selection of the preferred coupling system ultimately has ...

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FIT FOR PURPOSE | TRAILERTORQUE – JOST and Townsville Logistics

With 130+ tonnes GCW and up to 100 tonnes payload on all runs, Townville Logistics has a business model that would be the envy of many operators – Words by Chris Mullett – Images by Jonathan Wood In the heavy haul road train business the economies of scale are quite outstanding. High weights, long distances and very specialised equipment are ...

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The Purpose of Life | TrailerTorque – Thinwall Trailers

Are landfills a thing of the past? Repurpose It believes so! – Report by Ed Higginson. Repurpose It is a resource recovery business based in Melbourne, which holds the fundamental belief that landfills are a thing of the past and that all waste can be converted into valuable resources. As a startup business that has been in operation for just ...

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FINDING SOLUTIONS | Company Profile- Mick Murray Welding of Townsville

Mick Murray Welding of Townsville has one approach to building trailers – they have to work, and they have to last – Report by Chris Mullett Whenever PowerTorque meets executives visiting Australia for the first time, their comments are usually similar, in that they had not appreciated the harshness of operating conditions. The next comment usually is where they express ...

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EFFECTIVE COLLABORATION | TRAILER REVIEW- Multiquip- Muscat Trailers

Warren Caves reports on Multiquip – Images by Torque it Up Photography. A three-way alliance between Gilbert & Roach Kenworth, Muscat Trailers and Multiquip aggregates is driving growth, and fleet expansion for Multiquip, from its 1200-acre Bungonia quarry site. Bungonia is located roughly 20 km south of Marulan, NSW, in an area that has seen a remarkable surge in quarry ...

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