Adelaide Hills-based GE Hughes Construction has taken delivery of seven out of its 11 new trailers made specifically for heavy materials hauling. Built by Bulk Transport Equipment (BTE), the new quad dog trailers, five-axle dog trailers and semi tippers are designed to withstand the rigours of quarry applications, tough road conditions, and heavy-duty rock and materials transport.
Pocket road trains within 27.5m overall length have been the most efficient combination to cart product in Western Australia for nearly two decades. That was until the latest innovation from Tieman Tankers – the `Super Pocket` – entered the market.
When it comes to harsh operating environments, they don’t come much tougher than the Pilbara region in northern Western Australia.
Equipment specialist, SAF-Holland Australia, has appointed a new Area Sales & Service Manager in New South Wales, effective this week.
There has been a considerable rise in popularity among fleets when it comes to the uptake of Tyre Pressure Monitoring Systems (TPMS) and Tyre Pressure Refill Systems (TPRS). The reason is simple, there are plenty of benefits associated with investing in this technology.
Incorrect coupling of a prime mover to a semi-trailer or B-double can be a very costly error.
There are two major product groups under the SAF-Holland axles and suspensions umbrella: INTRA – featuring a lightweight, fabricated trailing arm welded to the axle; and Modul – which features a Z-shaped design and 100mm-wide springs – either single or twin – attached to the axle with U-bolts.
Acquired by SAF-Holland in 2018, the V.Orlandi range covers a variety of different models of trailer couplings, but the core volume product in the Australian market is the E551BOM.