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Made possible by Smedley’s Engineers, Industry Icon, is a series dedicated to honouring the unsung heroes of the commercial road transport industry.

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  • Behind every Icon

    July 2017

    Behind every Icon

    If there is one thing Graeme Elphinstone is even more proud of than the long list of achievements in transport equipment design he has to his name, it’s working alongside his son, Grant.

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  • A man’s quest

    June 2017

    A man’s quest

    By constantly questioning the status quo, Graeme Elphinstone has become one of the most influential – and versatile – equipment designers in Australian commercial road transport.

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  • A story of success

    May 2017

    A story of success

    When Glen Cameron lost his job in a December night in 1974, he probably didn’t expect a future at the helm of one of Australia’s most prestigious road transport businesses. But instead of giving up, he embraced the adverse fate and started afresh.

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  • A never-ending story

    April 2017

    A never-ending story

    Greg Byrnes has committed much of his 38-year career in the braking technology industry to keeping Australian transport businesses safe. But there is still one issue that remains unresolved.

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  • Against the odds

    March 2017

    Against the odds

    As Australia’s largest privately owned OEM, Vawdrey Australia has set many a technology trend over the past 43 years – but if you ask the man who started it all, it’s the company’s committed workforce that continues to make all the difference.

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  • Feeling the progress

    February 2017

    Feeling the progress

    Bob Pearson, the mastermind behind the B-double, will go down in history as the man who helped revolutionise Australian road transport by introducing it to a new high productivity mindset. But convincing the general public of his idea was anything but straightforward.

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