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Tag Archives: Kenworth

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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MAKING FRIENDS | Feature – PacLease

PacLease simplifies fleet expansion and reduction with a simple phone call Gilbert and Roach at Huntingwood is synonymous with the PACCAR brands of Kenworth and DAF, also offering the strength of ISUZU Trucks to its customers and forming one of the broadest product portfolios available in the Sydney market. The dealership is very much a one-stop location for sales, service ...

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LIVING THE DREAM | FEATURE – Kenworth – Airlie Beach

Running two trips each week from Brisbane to Airlie Beach is keeping New Zealander Brad Gallagher a very happy driver. There’s nothing average about the twice weekly B-double service for the Airlie Beach Hotel between home base and Brisbane. For starters, the immaculate T909 with its fair share of customising additions is way above the usual standards found in the ...

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Come back to work at PACCAR Bayswater | TRANSPORT NEWS

The PACCAR Australia truck production facility in Bayswater, Victoria , home of the Kenworth and DAF brands is back on full song with production running at full tilt. With safety measures in place to protect the health and well-being of staff, which comply with the government’s mandated restrictions regarding Covid-19, it’s great to see normality, and timely production schedules, back in truck ...

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Good News for DAF and Kenworth Servicing | TRANSPORT NEWS

The top technicians of 2020 for DAF and Kenworth trucks have been named as Andrew Paterson of Kenworth DAF Melbourne as the specialist DAF technician and Kyle Hardy, of Brown and Hurley Kenworth DAF of Toowoomba as the specialist Kenworth technician. Andrew topped the performance of five finalists for DAF, with Tom Bryan, also of Brown & Hurley Toowoomba in ...

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PACCAR Parts is the key to longevity as proven by this T601 restoration for Mulgoa Excavations | COMPANY PROFILE

For Western Sydney’s Mulgoa Excavations’ owner Daniel Buttigieg, a blend of old and new equipment has helped his business flourish in the keenly-contested civil infrastructure landscape. The Mulgoa Excavations fleet comprises a total of around 50 trucks and 40 or so pieces of machinery including excavators, crushers, graders and screeners. Daniel started the company with a single 13-tonne excavator in ...

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THE BEST OF THE BEST | PowerTorque Awards

As we head into a new year there’s just enough time left to pause a moment and reflect on the highlights of technology and innovation that we’ve witnessed in 2019 and that will carry the industry forwards into 2020. The heavy commercial vehicle segment sales are down for 2019 in relation to 2018 by 7.5 percent, (October VFacts), and before ...

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CUSTOM & CLASSIC | Kenworth W924

Warren Caves and Torque it Up Photography relive the nostalgia of Australian trucking. We’ve all done it. Gazed upon something from afar, a house, a car or even a truck and proclaimed, “I’m going to buy that one day”. For most of us that’s about as far as it goes, an object of desire engrained in our memory, a distant ...

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A COUNTRY CLASSIC | EVENT – Kenworth Klassic

Warren Caves commemorates the nostalgia of the KW brand As I walk across the grassed carpark past the scattering of empty float trailers and various other trailing equipment loaded for the Monday’s transport commitments, the sun’s glare began to reflect off the polished aluminium and stainless-steel adornments bolted proudly to what would have to be the most accessorised, customised and ...

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Unique V-Type Double Girder Crane delivered to PACCAR Australia Bayswater Facility | TRANSPORT NEWS

PACCAR Australia’s Bayswater manufacturing facility has taken delivery of a one-of-a-kind V-type double girder crane. Measuring 20 metres in length, with dual-hoists and a 16 tonne load capacity, the crane will be installed as part of the Bayswater site expansion which has been underway since the ground-breaking ceremony in January. The oversize load made its way down the Hume Highway from ...

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