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TAFE Queensland announces Apprentice of the Year across three categories.| TRANSPORT NEWS

Ipswich local, Braiden McAlpine, has won the TAFE Queensland SkillsTech’s inaugural ‘Heavy Commercial Vehicle Apprentice of the Year’ award for outstanding achievement in the Heavy Commercial Vehicle category, as co-sponsored by Viva Energy. Viva Energy was invited to co-sponsor the inaugural award with HVIA as part of a new partnership with TAFE Queensland which will support training for the next ...

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TROUT River Australia sale to MaxiTrans | Transport News

MaxiTRANS  announces it has entered into an agreement to acquire Australasian Machinery Sales Pty Ltd (trading as Trout River Australia), a leading manufacturer and supplier of live bottom trailers in Australia. In FY18, Trout River Australia had approximately $10m in annual sales and an EBITDA of approximately $2m.  The acquisition is expected to be earnings accretive in FY19 with returns ...

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Where Autonomy Wins for Komatsu | TRANSPORT NEWS

If you are looking for justification of the principle of autonomous trucks here is the perfect example. Komatsu America Corp.,has announced the FrontRunner Autonomous Haulage System (AHS) has achieved the unprecedented milestone of more than two billion tons of surface material moved autonomously. The FrontRunner system has now hauled more than all other commercial mining autonomous haulage systems combined.  Since ...

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THE AFV OPTION | TRANSPORT NEWS

Here’s a way for manufacturers of alternatively fuelled vehicles to gain a foothold in urban deliveries.   Dawsongroup, one of the UK’s largest commercial vehicle leasing companies, is offering customers the chance to try out alternatively fuelled vehicles (AFVs) to ensure they are right for them before committing to a long-term lease. John Fletcher, MD at Dawsongroup truck and trailer, said: ...

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Darren Leyshon Appointed Head of IAM Oceania for ZF Services Australia | TRANSPORT NEWS

ZF Services Australia is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Darren Leyshon to the position of Head of IAM Oceania, effective 26th November, 2018. Mr. Leyshon brings to the role a wealth of knowledge, with over 30 years of experience in the Australian and New Zealand independent aftermarket, with leading global companies, including an 11 year tenure at ZF ...

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