Company Profiles

Changing Times

  Is there a wind of change for loggers moving from conventionals to cabovers?    The recent AUSTimber forestry event held in Traralgon, Victoria, provided a clear-cut opportunity to watch and learn about one of the harshest transport applications in the country. Rough, often wet and slippery roads, cut and graded through plantation forests, can produce their own set of ...

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Group Effort

Success comes from controlling a trio of companies, according to Volvo Group Australia The Australian truck market is renowned for being one of the most competitive in the world, and with more makes each year competing for market share it’s not an option for any of the truck makers to lose focus, lest they lose sales and overall ranking. It’s ...

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Aussie Ingenuity

Not just a manufacturing plant, more of a way of life Back in 1971, Australia’s population was actually half that of today, and with Prime Minister John Gorton running the country the nation was celebrating tennis star Evonne Goolagong being named the Australian of the Year. It was also in the same year the government announced that Australian and New ...

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Loving the Legend

For Mulgoa Excavations every year sees additional growth PowerTorque fist caught up with the team from Mulgoa Excavations around four years ago. At that time, the company was working hard to grow its business, and managing director Daniel Buttigieg took time out to discuss his aims and objectives as the company worked off the slogan of “Your haulage and spoil ...

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Fuel for Thought

Warren Caves provides firsthand experience of the fuel tanker industry After a tragic high-profile fuel tanker accident at Mona Vale in 2013 and subsequent recent court case, PowerTorque magazine takes a closer look at road fuel transport safety. While heavy vehicle accidents for whatever reason are unfortunately not uncommon, fuel tanker crashes are more likely to be much more spectacular ...

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