Tag Archives: Trailers

END TO END Capability on show at Brisbane Truck Show | Transport News – MaxiTRANS

MaxiTRANS to demonstrate its end-to-end capability by showcasing MaxiPARTS and MaxiTRANS Servicing, as well as its recently acquired Live Bottom Floor solution – Trout River Australia. This year’s show is a platform to promote the rollout of our brand new service program, MaxiASSIST. Complementary to the Company’s existing capability. Another first for the MaxiTRANS group will be a prominent display ...

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SUPPLY CHAIN | TRAILERTORQUE – A wide array of information arising from the 2018 IAA Commercial Vehicle show in Hanover

Key suppliers bring new technology to the trailer market. With such a wide array of information arising from the 2018 IAA Commercial Vehicle show in Hanover, we simply couldn’t cram everything into the December/January issue of PowerTorque. Truck and trailer manufacturers showcased their new products, predominately with three key themes  − autonomous transport, connectivity and eMobility. But for all of these ...

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POLES APART | TRAILERTORQUE – German trailer manufacturer Langendorf and its Polish parent company Wielton S.A. join forces for the first time at IAA Hanover

German trailer manufacturer Langendorf and its Polish parent company Wielton S.A. join forces for the first time at IAA Hanover The European vehicle and trailer manufacturing business has such a rich wealth of history that researching the background of specific companies can be just as interesting as delving into its latest developments. Founded in 1889, the Langendorf company is based ...

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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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