The coolest job of all

Having grown up next door to a drag racer, Ken developed a love for cars and engines. “I loved all things mechanical and Read more

Designs for living

On 16 August 1965, Noel Beavis, a trainee draftsman, began his employment with Freighter Industries. It was an association that lasted over 16 Read more

By the numbers

When Bob Edwards signed on as a heavy vehicle mechanic apprentice in 1962, he had no idea how influential his efforts would be Read more

An industry stable

With a background in mechanical engineering, Alex Stables arrived in Australia as a £10 migrant and worked in development of retail petrol pumps Read more

Tanker technique

When Gary Byford was a shy 16 year old starting his apprenticeship at Tieman Tankers 50 years ago, he couldn’t have guessed how Read more

Down to details

PACCAR Senior Design Engineer, Ngee Chong, has witnessed much of the heavy vehicle’s evolution. With 27 years of experience as an electrical engineer Read more

First off the mark

Throughout the changes to the Krueger catalogue, the core of the business has held true, revolving around family patriarch, founder and Managing Director, Read more

Hungry and humble

A mechanical engineer by trade, Laszlo ‘Les’ Bruzsa left his home country of Hungary in 1992 and quickly became heavily involved with further Read more

Outside the norm

Kennedy Trailers was established in Bairnsdale, Victoria, in 1980 by Garry and Debbie Kennedy, when Garry had just finished his apprenticeship as a Read more

Behind every Icon

It’s safe to say that Tasmanian-born Graeme Elphinstone is one of the most influential – and versatile – equipment designers in Australia. Be Read more