Tag Archives: Kenworth

Gourmet Herbs

Carrying herbs to market has a special meaning for James Vassallo Wilberforce NSW-based Gourmet Herbs has developed into a major supplier to specialist restaurants and food providores, developed from an original idea by Jane Vassallo as her family looked for a point of difference in farming through which it could expand their family nursery. As the reputation of Gourmet Herbs ...

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MENC Transport

Some people join the transport industry because they see it simply as a way of earning a set wage, while others bring with them a passion about trucks that drives them to achieve business growth. Eddie Galea certainly fits into the latter category. Having started with a secondhand UD carting recycled paper, he expanded, buying a new Hino FG in ...

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Kendall Trucking

Glenn “Yogi” Kendall of Kendall Trucking runs a Kenworth T900 from his home base of Katanning in Western Australia to just about anywhere the work takes him. Specialising in carting agricultural equipment such as headers, his T900 is coupled to a Barker drop-deck extendable widener. Readers familiar with the Outback Truckers TV Show would recognise Yogi for his regular appearances ...

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Rod aka ” Rocket”

Rod ” Rocket” of Selman Bros. took time out for a chat to PowerTorque on his return leg back to Shepparton from the Sydney Markets. He said it was great timing as he had just polished up the tanks a bit during some downtime at the markets. Thanks “Rocket” FacebookemailPrintTumblrTwitterLinkedin

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Long-Term Relationships

Working with Borcat continues a 34-year relationship for J&B Haulage of Grose Wold, Sydney With a history dating back over 50 years, Borcat has established a strong reputation within the trailer manufacturing industry as a custom builder of tippers, offering products in aluminium or high-tensile steel. Based at Wetherill Park, Sydney, Borcat offers a broad range of tipper options, from ...

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The Accidental Restoration

Warren Caves takes a technical look at a full-blown Kenworth rebuild Look at this truck today and you could be forgiven for thinking it’s nothing more than a “Show Pony”, which has never worked a hard day in its life. Well, nothing could be further from the truth. This beaming Kenworth T900 spent its early years carting coal for Trazblend. ...

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Michael Csorba AKA ” Young Gun”

PowerTorque Magazine caught up with Michael Csorba AKA ” Young Gun” recently on his way down to Melbourne with a load of steel beams that were to be used on the New Macksville bridge returning for some rework. Michael carts general freight all over the place and likens some of his trips to being on holidays. As the saying goes, ...

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The Incredible Hulk

Truckworks of Adelaide introduces its new Kenworth K200 10×4 The company’s latest million-dollar acquisition is based on a Kenworth K200 twin-steer 10×4 rigid with bogie-drive and a third “lazy” axle installation. This massive unit then forms the foundation for a 75-tonne rated 1075S Rotator recovery unit from North American manufacturer Century. FacebookemailPrintTumblrTwitterLinkedin

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Godfrey Xerri’s T900

Godfrey Xerri’s T900 shows how a well kept Kenworth can last a lifetime Sydney-based Godfrey Xerri has a different philosophy and tends to keep his trucks a little longer than the norm. It was back in 1986 that Godfrey got his first truck, a Ford Louisville LNT 9000 bought secondhand from a friend and with around 700,000 km on the ...

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Hey Good Looking

The latest Sloanebuilt tipper and dog trailer sets a high standard for Guildford Demolition Taking delivery of a brand-new truck and trailer combination is always an exciting time, and for Guildford Demolition the arrival of its latest purchase sets a new benchmark for appearance. “We’re very happy with the Sloanebuilt product, and, although we’ve had Sloanebuilt bodies before in our ...

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