Tag Archives: Trailers

Effective Collaboration | COMPANY PROFILE – Multiquip

Warren Caves reports on Multiquip – Images by Torque it Up Photography.  A three-way alliance between Gilbert & Roach Kenworth, Muscat Trailers and Multiquip aggregates is driving growth, and fleet expansion for Multiquip, from its 1200-acre Bungonia quarry site. Bungonia is located roughly 20 km south of Marulan, NSW, in an area that has seen a remarkable surge in quarry ...

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Flying the Flag | TRAILERTORQUE – Krueger Trailers

Krueger Trailers proves that being Australian owned has a great future – Words by Brenton O’Connor There are many commentators that consistently decry Australian design and manufacturing, but for the transport industry there’s nothing better than dealing with people that know our roads and systems and produce equipment that outlives expectations. Following our recent stories on the Volvo Group local ...

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Rock Solid | TRAILERTORQUE – Bruce Rock Engineering

Bruce Rock Engineering is a standout performer for trailer buyers that rank reliability and durability as the key to profitability – Words and images by Chris Mullett. There’s no doubt that Western Australia does things differently from the rest of the country. This view may largely be because of the continuing rise and fall of the mining industry, making long-term ...

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FINDING SOLUTIONS | Company Profile- Mick Murray Welding of Townsville

Mick Murray Welding of Townsville has one approach to building trailers – they have to work, and they have to last – Report by Chris Mullett Whenever PowerTorque meets executives visiting Australia for the first time, their comments are usually similar, in that they had not appreciated the harshness of operating conditions. The next comment usually is where they express ...

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Sealing Solutions | TRAILER REVIEW – Speedie Contractors

Trailer manufacturer Holmwood Highgate and Brisbane operator Speedie Contractors are developing new technologies that can revolutionise the global bitumen tanker industry – report by Chris Mullett  Bitumen plays a major role in stabilising our road network and providing a durable sealing system, often combining other materials such as synthetic rubber compounds to promote integrity and adhesion. As bitumen cools its ...

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SEALING SOLUTIONS | TRAILER REVIEW -Holmwood Highgate and Brisbane operator Speedie Contractors are developing new technologies that can revolutionise the global bitumen tanker industry

Trailer manufacturer Holmwood Highgate and Brisbane operator Speedie Contractors are developing new technologies that can revolutionise the global bitumen tanker industry – report by Chris Mullett  Bitumen plays a major role in stabilising our road network and providing a durable sealing system, often combining other materials such as synthetic rubber compounds to promote integrity and adhesion. As bitumen cools its ...

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 SOLUTRANS EXPO 2017 | TRANSPORT NEWS

The Solutrans Expo for 2017 held at Lyons in France provided leading European trailer manufacturer Goldhofer with the opportunity to showcase  its successful MPA 4 concept in a variant with integrated CAN bus control.  The CAN bus technology offers extremely convenient vehicle operation via keypad or radio remote control. The simple pictogrammes on the control pad give users a clear ...

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ICE CUBE | TRAILER REVIEW – Vawdrey Iceliner improves thermal efficiency while reducing weight

Changes to the Vawdrey Iceliner improve thermal efficiency while reducing weight   When you consider the size of the Australian transport industry, and the limited scope for sales of new equipment, it is surprising to see the number of manufacturers offering products to the market. In terms of trailers, the number of manufacturers fighting for market share has grown dramatically ...

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Driving Stations | Trucking News

Moving a nuclear submarine on dry land is not an everyday occurrence, but for German trailer manufacturer Schuerele anything is achievable. Russian Rosatom subsidiary company RosRAO commissioned Scheuerle to develop this 42 axle line SPMT (Self-Propelled Modular Transporter) for use during the decommissioning of nuclear submarines. RosRAO began operations in 2009 and quickly stepped into the management of spent fuel, ...

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THE MAN CAVE

Every man needs a shed, and Best Sheds is finding that Sloanebuilt makes delivery a much easier affair – Words and images by Warren Caves. Sloanebuilt Trailers has been associated with the manufacture of quality aluminium tipping bodies and tipping trailers to the transport industry for many years. However, many might not expect to see a steel flatbed semitrailer wearing ...

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