Prime Mover Magazine


  • Insituform banks on Cooltrax technology

    For over 40 years, Insituform has been a world leader in the installation of cured-in-place pipe liner (CIPP) technologies and services for the rehabilitation of water and wastewater pipeline systems. In order to monitor the temperature of its product when travelling to its installation sites, Insituform calls upon Cooltrax to provide the right solution. Read More...

  • Scania present new curtain-sider and hooklift model

    Swedish brand Scania presented a host of new vehicles at its stand at the International Truck, Trailer & Equipment Show in Melbourne. In addition to the new generation 12.7-litre six-cylinder in-line SCR Euro 5 emission compliant engines, the truck expert also displayed a P320 6x2 curtain-sider and a P400 8x4 twin-steer Hyva Hooklift model to promote the Scania Ready Built Programme. Read More...

  • Premium Tyre Wholesale setting the tread

    The advent of Performance Based Standards (PBS) has impacted all aspects of Australia’s commercial road transport industry. For tyre distribution companies like Premium Tyre Wholesale (PTW), for instance, producing PBS-tested tyres has completely changed the way it approaches the market. Read More...

  • New Macfield Wabash ArcticLite on display in Somerton

    Adelaide-based family company Macfield has recently signed an exclusive agreement with Wabash National in the US to import its acclaimed ArcticLite® reefer. Presented at the 2012 ITTES in Melbourne, the Australian version of the ArcticLite will now be on display in Somerton for the next two weeks. Read More...

  • MaxiTRANS acquires Queensland Diesel Spares

    MaxiTRANS has announced the acquisition of Queensland Diesel Spares Pty Ltd (QDS), extending on its existing parts business, Colrain. Read More...

  • 3M road safety award

    3M and the Australasian College of Road Safety (ACRS) have announced that entries for the 3M-ACRS Diamond Road Safety Award will officially open on 1 April 2012. Read More...

  • Ministers halve A-trailer registration charges

    On 21 March 2012, the Standing Council on Transport and Infrastructure (SCOTI) voted to approve short-term implementable measures to significantly reduce heavy vehicle A-trailer charges. Read More...

  • Australia’s biggest transport show soars to new heights

    Showcasing 400 exhibits, the 2012 International Truck, Trailer and Equipment Show drew record crowd numbers over the duration of the three-day event and significantly enhanced its growing reputation in Australia’s transport industry and beyond. Next to the prestigious Gala Awards Ball on Saturday night, which attracted 700 guests, it also hosted a full outdoor concert for the first time. Read More...

  • Functioning as one

    Performance Based Standards (PBS) are able to boost a company’s performance, but the road to approval can be somewhat rocky. Offering a pre-approved PBS rigid and dog-combination, Hamelex White has now enhanced operations for DT Rogers Bulk Transport without the usual fuss. Read More...

  • 30 years of experience return to lead Lucar

    The rumours that long-established brand, Lucar Cargo Van, moved or went out of business are incorrect, the company announced. The manufacturing plant still resides at its Reservoir, Victoria address and facilitates quality production and repairs. Read More...

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