VTA advocates for Covid compliance cost recovery

Victorian Transport Association (VTA) CEO, Peter Anderson, has written to transport operators encouraging them to consider ways to recover the …

Rio Tinto targets low-carbon steel production with new tech

Mining company, Rio Tinto, is progressing an innovative new technology to deliver low-carbon steel, using sustainable biomass in place of …

Patlin Heavy Haulage deploys Drake 8×8 steerable

Melbourne-based Patlin Heavy Haulage has taken delivery of a new Drake 8×8 Semi-Modular Steerable platform trailer with eight-ram steering system.

Drake nominated for innovation, safety and apprenticeship accolades

The Drake Group’s latest trailer design which improves crane operations has caught the attention of the heavy vehicle industry.

Report underscores need for government-industry collaboration on major infrastructure works

A recently published report forecasts a surge in demand for skills, labour and materials due to the rapid increase in …

Backplane Systems unveils tech for autonomous driving

Backplane Systems Technology introduces the Neousys’ NRU-110V Series – a Jetson AGX Xavier computer that supports Gigabit Multimedia Serial Link …

Government supports field days with $25M boost

The Federal Government is providing a further $25 million to help agricultural shows and field days bounce back post-pandemic.

Control factor

Carrier Transicold’s eSolutions telematics platform for remote monitoring of refrigerated trucks and trailers continues to be improved with features for …

Advancer, a trailer refrigeration innovation

Thermo King, a leader in transport temperature control solutions and a brand of Trane Technologies, has unveiled Advancer, a disruptive …

Tracking well with SAF-Holland axles

The team at Hercules have recently delivered a brand new three-axle dog trailer combination fitted with SAF-Holland disc brakes to …

Reinventing the fifth wheel

Mechanical System Dynamics was co-founded by Dr Hans Prem and Dr Luan Mai, both of whom gained PhDs in Mechanical …



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FTE delivers durable, reliable and fuel-efficient solutions with Alcoa wheels

Since 1976, Fibreglass Transport Equipment (FTE) has supplied the Australian food industry with a variety of lead trailers, semi-trailers and …

Drive safer, drive smarter

Air Brake Corporation (ABC) was formed in 1987 with Kelvin Sherwood at the helm to support the heavy vehicle market …
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An overview of performance-based standards

<p>Performance-Based Standards (PBS) has come a long way since it was first introduced by the National Transport Commission (NTC) in 2007. Over a decade later, a growing number of fleets are realising the advantages of innovative, optimised engineering and how that directly impacts the profitability of a business. The number of registered vehicles, to date, is steadily on the rise year-on-year.</p>
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2018 Trailer Builder Showcase

2018 Trailer Builder Showcase. Download the
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Read our roadmap for Australia’s transport future

<p>Australia’s freight demands are expected to grow by nearly 50 per cent between 2015 and 2030.</p> <p>By considering prominent voices in freight and logistics, the National Freight and Supply Chain Strategy should guide the future of industry regulations for the decades to follow.</p>
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