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Ryco Service Tools and Accessories Make the Mechanic’s Job Easier

The invaluable range of tools and accessories now available from Ryco have been designed and developed with strong trade expertise input to make the role of the service mechanic easier. With more than 80 years of experience, Ryco’s knowledge of what is required by a mechanic to complete a job effectively and efficiently is all part of the company’s on-going ...

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NAMING SPONSOR CONFIRMED FOR 2017 CASINO TRUCK PARADE

Casino Truck Show Event Organisers are proud to confirm that NTI/Westlawn Finance is the naming sponsor for this year’s NTI/Westlawn Finance Casino Truck Parade, which will be held in the Casino CBD on Saturday, 5 August 2017. Geoff Scofield said, “NTI & Westlawn Finance are very happy to be the naming sponsor of the Casino Truck Parade which has become ...

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Western Star celebrates 50 years with Show n Shine

Penske Commercial Vehicles is hosting a Show n Shine event for all Western Star truck owners and drivers on September 9 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Western Star Trucks, Held at Mt Cotton Training Centre in Queensland, the Show n Shine is an opportunity for the Western Star faithful to proudly display their machinery. $50,000 worth of prizes will ...

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WABCO Signs Global Long-Term Supply Agreement with Daimler Trucks for Additional Automated Manual Transmission Control Technology

Daimler Trucks has extended its long-term supply agreement with WABCO for new heavy-duty automated manual transmission (AMT) control technology to support its series production mainly in Europe, North America, Japan, and South America. WABCO’s newest AMT solution increases fuel savings through optimized gear shifting. It also differentiates by helping vehicle operators to significantly reduce mechanical wear, lower maintenance costs and ...

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Stocking up with Stralis

Freight Lines Group recently added three Iveco Stralis AS-L Series II prime movers to its fleet, with another three vehicles on the way, to satisfy a supply contract with tAustralian supermarket giant Woolworths. The WA-based transport business has grown since its change of ownership in 2008, and is now ranked as one of the state’s top-10 road freight and logistics ...

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Faktor 5 – Goldhofer’s lightweight in the super-heavyweight class

British transport operator the Allelys Group used this  Goldhofer Faktor 5 multi-functional high girder bridge, which offers the flexibility to be converted into a vessel bridge in two major moves. Weighing in a 100 tons, its first assignment was to  transport a 212-ton transformer in northwest England, from Stafford to Ellesmere Port for shipment across the Irish Sea. The Allelys ...

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MaxiTRANS Sweeps the awards at Brisbane Truck Show

MaxiTRANS, has celebrated its haul at the 2017 Brisbane Truck Show Awards, part of the country’s premier transport equipment trade show, by holding a presentation to its staff of over 400 at its primary manufacturing facility in Ballarat, Victoria. Beating an impressive list of other industry leaders, MaxiTRANS was presented with the following awards on night one of Brisbane Truck ...

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Goldstar Transport chooses MAN

Penske Power Systems Perth recently handed over two MAN TGS 26.480 6×2 trucks to Goldstar Transport, securing its first sale as a newly appointed Penske Commercial Vehicles dealer. The two TGS 26.480 trucks are the first MANs in the leading integrated logistics provider’s fleet. “There are many parallels between MAN’s business philosophy and Goldstar Transport, particularly in the investment in ...

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BRISBANE TRUCK SHOW AWARDS FINALISTS ANNOUNCED | Trucking News

The ALL NEW Brisbane Truck Show Awards celebrate our dynamic heavy vehicle industry by showcasing the last two year’s best design, engineering and manufacturing achievements. A panel of judges, comprising some of the trucking industry’s most respected journalists, has been deliberating over entries, representing over one hundred nominations across all categories. The awards have been assessed against a set of criteria including: ...

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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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