Tag Archives: Kenworth

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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BRISBANE TRUCK SHOW 2019 | EVENTS

A review of the trucks making the news by Ed Higginson and Chris Mullett. After a two-year wait, Australia’s trucking industry came together in Brisbane for the Southern Hemisphere’s largest truck show at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre. With some major advances in trucks showcased less than six months ago in Europe at the IAA Hanover, and in March ...

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EXPANDING THE BRAND | Truck Review-Kenworth adds the T360 and T410 to its truck portfolio

Kenworth adds the T360 and T410 to its truck portfolio – Brenton O’Connor reports.  Change is on the menu at Kenworth Australia. Following on from the major overhaul of the K200, then the all-new wide cabin T610, the next stage in Kenworth’s product line-up overhaul is the all-new T360 and T410 models. These all include Kenworth’s new 2.1-metre wide cabin ...

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THE LEGEND LEGACY | Company Profile -For Sydney’s BT Tipper Hire it’s all about perfection

For Sydney’s BT Tipper Hire it’s all about perfection – Words and images by Ed Higginson It’s great to have something rather special in your fleet, and if you can have a Legend 950, what could top that? Except perhaps another Legend in the form of a 900. Based in Western Sydney, BT Tipper Hire has grown over the past ...

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TASSIE TREAT | Company Profile – Woodhouse Transport of Ulverstone

For the Woodhouse family of Ulverstone, a Legend 900 is the perfect tool for logging – Words and images by Ed Higginson If trucking runs in your blood, you can’t help but get excited about seeing Kenworth’s Legend 900 at work. Although present-day development is focused on major advances in autonomous and electric trucks, catching up with a Legend 900 ...

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PBS and INNOVATION | COMPANY PROFILE – Pushing the envelope delivers dividends for Porthaul

 Pushing the envelope delivers dividends for Porthaul.- Words by Ed Higginson, Images by Goodman Photography Consistent growth comes from a desire to always look for better ways of doing things, says the general manager of bulk transport and civil contractor Porthaul. James Williamson. With depots in Portland, Mount Gambier and Melbourne, Porthaul operates throughout South Australia, Victoria, NSW, and extending ...

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PACCAR Parts celebrates International Women’s Day | TRANSPORT NEWS

PACCAR Parts will celebrate International Women’s Day on March 8, with a parts catalogue honouring the many women playing a vital role in Australia’s trucking and transport industry. The official theme for International Women’s Day 2019 is, “Think equal, build smart, innovate for change.” The February/March PACCAR Parts catalogue introduces women who work in a variety of roles across the ...

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New Zealand’s Southpac Trucks Wins Kenworth Dealer of the Year 2018 | TRANSPORT NEWS

For a second consecutive year and against a field of more than 25 dealers across Australasia, New Zealand’s Southpac Trucks has been awarded Kenworth Dealer of the Year with the highest ranking across all areas of its Kenworth business. Southpac’s dedication to its customers was also highlighted through being the runner up to the 2018 PACCAR Australia Service Dealer of the ...

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McCOLL’S LOOKS TO THE FUTURE | Company Profile -New owners for the well-respected family name

New owners for the well-respected family name – Words by Ed Higginson, and images by Robbie Rose. McColl’s Transport was started in 1952 by Stuart McColl and his wife June, with a single vehicle transporting milk around Geelong, Victoria. Under their guidance, and with the arrival of son-in-law David Stevens, the business grew across Victoria until it was sold in ...

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COMPANY PROFILE | Gaining Ground -Corbet’s Group is truly amazing, with many different interests

Warren Caves joins Corbet’s Group for an update on the company – Images by Torque it Up When Al Corbet started out as a logging contractor and sawmill operator back in 1970, the family business was a lot different. Firstly, his original AB 180 International, with its 6V53 GM soundtrack wouldn’t pass muster today, and, secondly, because the Corbet’s Group ...

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