Incorrect coupling of a prime mover to a semi-trailer or B-double can be a very costly error.
Two years after migrating from Greece, Nick Diamond purchased a truck that would become the foundation of Diamond Bros. – a privately owned and operated business established in South Australia in 1956. When Nick’s brother, John, entered the partnership they turned their attention to the booming local car transportation industry.
Doug Sutherland, owner of Doug Sutherland Truck Repairs (DSTR) based in the Riverina city of Wagga Wagga, started the heavy vehicle mechanical repair facility in 1980.
Victorian transport company, Total Logistic Solutions (TLS), has recently taken delivery of several 36-pallet double drop deck Titeliners from Vawdrey Australia which will see extensive service from depot-to-depot along the eastern seaboard.
Design and service are key strengths for bmi trailers. The manufacturer, headquartered in Dungannon Northern Ireland, builds to specification rather than presenting ‘off the shelf’ solutions.
Over the last decade O’Phee has worked hard to develop a number of innovative PBS-approved designs, with the jewel in the crown being the 30-metre A-double capable of carrying two 40’ boxes at a gross combination mass (GCM) of 85 tonnes.
In 2001 Tieman launched its first stainless steel bitumen tanker – an industry first innovation.
Lionel Moore began his career in the road transport industry in 1964, serving his apprenticeship at O’Phee Engineering, which later became known as O’Phee Industries, in the small rural Queensland town of Brookstead.
Brian Callaghan grew up around concrete pumps. His father owned and operated a concrete pump hire and manufacturing business that commenced in the early ‘80s. Brian joined the family business in 1988 and along with his sister ran the hire side of the business until 2003 when he and his wife decided to branch out on their own.