Tag Archives: MAN

Super-B-MAN | TRUCK REVIEW – MAN Trucks

Brenton O’Connor and Monty Khaira have a MAN-to-MAN discussion Monty Khaira, of Simba Trans in Melbourne’s western suburb of Altona, operates three prime movers under exclusively contract to Owens Container Transport, a fully owned subsidiary of Mainfreight. As a confirmed MAN supporter, Monty recently purchased his second MAN prime mover with the aim of hauling a Super B-double combination of ...

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MAN Torque | TRUCK REVIEW- MAN

Ed Higginson takes the MAN D38 for a 10,000 km extended drive. With on-highway truck testing, it takes time out on the road to fully appreciate the good points, but also to discover the not so good points. PowerTorque recently enjoyed the opportunity to run a long-term evaluation of the MAN TGX D38, providing 10,000 km of travel and several ...

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Exploring Opportunities | Company Profile

Remote area operation in the harsh conditions of the mining exploration industry is an everyday occurrence for Wallis Drilling With over 50 years experience, Wallis Drilling of Perth, WA, is now one of Australia’s largest privately-owned mineral drilling companies, employing over 250 personnel and operating in excess of 55 drilling rigs in Australia and global markets including the Middle East ...

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Sealing the deal | Company Profile – Bitutek of Perth

It’s all things bitumen for Bitutek of Perth There’s an expectation that by the very nature of bitumen being black and sticky, the trucks that carry this commodity are going to find it hard to keep up appearances. That’s certainly not the case with the Bitutek fleet, as, although the company is completely focused on providing the highest grade of ...

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Westar Truck Centre, Erebus Motorsport and Penske Commercial Vehicles are assisting with drought relief | TRANSPORT NEWS

In a collaborative effort, Westar Truck Centre, Erebus Motorsport and Penske Commercial Vehicles are assisting with the drought relief effort via the donation and transportation of a trailer of hay to one of the worst affected drought areas in NSW. The donation is part of the 2018 Drought Relief effort that is being co-coordinated by Danny Payne of Payne’s Livestock. ...

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Westar Truck Centre has joined the Erebus Motorsport team!| TRANSPORT NEWS

Westar Truck Centre has joined the Erebus Motorsport team as its ‘Official Transporter’ for the remainder of the 2018 season and entire 2019 Supercars season. Erebus Motorsport’s 2017 season included winning the Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000 with drivers David Reynolds and Luke Youlden using the Erebus built Commodore; the team finished seventh overall. This year, Dunlop Super 2 Series graduate ...

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THE BUCKET LIST | TRUCK REVIEW – LinCon & MAN TRUCKS

LinCon aims high as Australia’s leading supplier of elevated work platforms When discussing elevated work platforms there’s a tendency to think first of portable, self-drive, scissor lifts that beep as they travel between light poles so an operator can change the globes. There’s still a market for this entry-level of equipment, but, with the strict operational controls covering the safe ...

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A TIME AND PLACE FOR EVERYTHING | TRUCK REVIEW – MAN TRUCKS & DDS TRANSPORT

A long-term association with MAN has been the key to success for Steve McFadden and Damien van Twest Being in the right place at the right time is the basis for the foundation of DDS Transport Solutions, a Brisbane-based transport company focusing on time-sensitive refrigerated freight deliveries. The fleet comprises six MAN TGM 6×4 prime movers, four being powered by ...

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MAN D38 10-truck fleet delivered to G1 Logistics | TRANSPORT NEWS

Penske Commercial Vehicles has delivered a fleet of 10 MAN TGX-D38 trucks to G1 Logistics in Mildura, Victoria. A subsidiary of GTS Freight Management, G1 Logistics will use the D38s, the first MANs in their fleet, to service national linehaul requirements. “After we launched the D38 in Australia a year ago, we provided G1 with a demo model that they ...

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MAN for all Seasons | TRUCK REVIEW – MAN D38

Dave Whyte tries his hand at beating Chris Mullett when it comes to fuel economy from the big new MAN on the block, the D38 The market for line haul trucks in Australia is an interesting one. With the rise and rise of B-doubles, and more recently the bigger PBS combinations, some manufacturers have found themselves wanting in terms of ...

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