Prime Mover Magazine


  • Platform apprenticeships for Australia

    The Elevating Work Platform Association (EWPA) has announced the development of a formal national apprenticeship for aerial lift mechanics, which should be available from 2013. Read More...

  • Freighter takes hold in WA

    Mike Dawson brings more than 35 years of varied transport industry history to MaxiTRANS’ Western Australian dealership. It's this depth of experience that has blended well with a brand-new freight company that commenced operations in January of this year – Kimberley Freightlines. Read More...

  • 40 fuel tank trailers put up for auction

    On Tuesday, June 26, almost 40 fuel tank trailers will be sold at an unreserved public auction at Yatala, outside Brisbane. The auction conducted by Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers will include many late model trailers, including more than 30 Holmwood Highgate 24,900 – 44,500 litre trailers. Read More...

  • First Tadano crane arrives in Australia

    General crane hire company, Crane Hotline, is the proud new owner of the Tadano ATF 40G-2 crane. Having recently arrived in Australia, the wholly German-built crane is well suited to the Australian work environment. Read More...

  • BTE presents remote-controlled deck widening low loader prototype

    For Dig Dig Demolition, levelling suburban structures with heavy-duty excavators is just the easy part. Getting the machines on site is another obstacle altogether, which is why Bulk Transport Equipment (BTE) has manufactured a prototype that might revolutionise the commercial road transport industry. Read More...

  • Qube swoops on ITG

    Qube Logistics Holdings has notched up another acquisition, with the addition of the Independent Transport Group (ITG) business to its stable for $95 million. Read More...

  • Mega Pacific opens new facility in Sydney

    It’s no secret that a business cannot flourish without a strong service sector. That’s how Kiichiro Toyoda did it, Henry Ford has done it and that’s how Mega Pacific is currently doing it. Which is why the hydraulics expert is now opening of a new service facility in Sydney. Read More...

  • Bendix introduces smartphone access to website.

    Following a comprehensive survey, brake supplier Bendix has introduced direct smartphone access to its mobile optimised website. Read More...

  • NBTA and ARTSA welcome trucking elite in Melbourne

    During a joint meeting of the National Bulk Tanker Association (NBTA) and the Australian Road Transport Suppliers Association (ARTSA) at Melbourne’s Automotive Centre of Excellence (ACE), ARTSA Chairman Peter Hart has stressed the importance of standing together as one to prepare for a challenging future. Read More...

  • Real-time visibility key to driving inefficiencies out of the supply chain

    It is a brief, yet determined mission statement that has made Melbourne-based software specialist, Cooltrax, become a leading force in Australia’s refrigerated transport industry. “Our aim is to make a measureable difference to the cold chain bottom line”, says Group Managing Director, Michael White. Read More...

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