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Menai’s quin-dog hauls the quarry | Company Profile

 Higher payloads lead to tri-axles drifting out of favour . Words and pictures by Torque It Up As I stand well outside the tipping exclusion zone observing a quin-dog trailer unloading its cargo of ancient sand, thousands of years in the making, I’m struck by a statement that really puts the evolution of transport equipment used within the bulk aggregates ...

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THE PHANTOM RIDES AGAIN | Company Profile-GE Hughes Construction Company

There’s an inbuilt tribute in the latest Tilt Tray for GE Hughes Construction Company- Images by John Kruger   Transport, civil, commercial and domestic construction company GE Hughes, based in Lobethal in South Australia, has taken delivery of a unique Scania 10×4/6 tilt tray with a lifting lazy axle to be used across the group to move machinery, bulky construction ...

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THE REMOVALIST SUPERHERO: ICON ASBESTOS | TRANSPORT NEWS

Asbestos had begun to be heavily commercialised in the 1800s for the construction industry, and as early as 1897, lung diseases were being linked to asbestos inhalation. However, the material was so popular due to its insulation properties that it wasn’t banned in Australia until 2003. Asbestos is still present in many older buildings and infrastructures today, and its removal ...

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MACKSIMISING POTENTIAL | Company Profile – Baker’s Group

Warren Caves visits Baker’s Group in Sydney with the arrival of new Borcat Trailers hauled by 100th Anniversary Mack Tridents – Photography by Torque it Up When the milestone of being in business for 40 years just so happens to coincide with the centenary celebration of Mack Trucks in Australia, I guess there is nothing left to do but buy ...

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ORGANIC GROWTH | Company Profile

Australian Native Landscapes approaches its 50th anniversary- Words by Warren Caves, Images by Torque it Up Patrick Soars, the founder of highly respected Australian organic-waste processor Australian Native Landscapes (ANL), together with his son Harley, the company’s Asset and Maintenance Manager, stand proudly within the company’s processing facility at Badgerys Creek. Around them are stockpiles of mulched material and taking ...

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