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Mainfreight profits up year on year

Mainfreight has announced substantial growth with the release of its financial statements for the six months ended 30 September 2018 compared to the corresponding period in 2017 Total Revenue increased by (NZ)$205.41 million, or 16.8% EBITDA improved (NZ)$19.58 million or 22.1% Net profit (before abnormal) is up 30.7%“Our...
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Scania Transport Laboratory Goes Fossil Free

Through its inhouse haulier, Scania demonstrates how carbon emission reductions by more than 95 percent can be achieved with existing technology. Scania’s Transport Laboratory is used for some of Scania’s own internal transport. The fleet consists of 45 trucks and coaches, of which 14 are prime movers for...
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Hanson takes delivery of 1,000th Mack.

Mack Trucks Australia has celebrated a historic new milestone, handing over the keys to the 1,000th Mack truck built for Hanson. The 1,000th Mack truck is a Trident AF with a four-axle dog trailer, which will work out of Hanson’s Wolffdene quarry in Queensland, reported to be one...
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HVIA National Apprentice Challenge nominations now open

Nominations are now open for the 2019 HVIA National Apprentice Challenge, to be staged live at the 2019 Brisbane Truck Show. Three teams will be selected to represent their states and regions, work simultaneously, on identical trucks, generously supplied by Iveco Trucks Australia, to identify and rectify a...
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Fuel Tax Should Be Frozen says NatRoad

National Road Transport Association (NatRoad) CEO Warren Clark today called on the Federal Government to heed Senator John Williams’ call for a freezing of fuel excise. “Senator Williams understands the road transport industry,” said Mr Clark. “He gets that fuel prices are a large percentage of operator’s costs,...
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NHVR to review heavy vehicle safety around NSW saleyards

The NVHR will undertake a review of heavy vehicle safety around saleyards. NHVR CEO Sal Petroccitto said saleyards play a vital role in the economies of regional Australia as well as being a major source of export revenue. “The NHVR recently met with parties concerned about recent heavy...
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