rugged trailing equipment

Rugged Trailing Equipment

A trailer maker, known for its rugged trailing equipment for Queensland and the Territory, has found a new home, taking it away from its core market and widening its base and activities. The new Haulmark Trailers facility is in the Adelaide area, more precisely in Edinburgh. The facility opened earlier this year and has seemed to hit the ground running, picking up plenty of trailer maintenance and as well as truck maintenance work at the facility. Read more

where to next?

Where To Next?

The question around a system that Scania have been fitting into their trucks for the last 4 years is where to next? The level of electronic monitoring within the truck has been very sophisticated for quite some time. It is now being utilised by a system officially called ‘Scania Maintenance with Flexible Plans’, and this flexible maintenance is being sold by Scania in conjunction with contract maintenance.  Read more

designing trailers and dollies

Designing Trailers and Dollies

Haulmark Trailers originate from Brisbane and have been a stalwart of the trailer building industry, specialising in designing trailers and dollies to put up with the rigours of travelling at high masses and at high speeds on the badly maintained roads of country Queensland. Over the years the company has grown, with a presence across the border in the Northern Territory.

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electric mild hybridisation

Electric Mild Hybridisation

After all the talk of electric trucks and whether they are feasible at this time, a new concept is now joining the discussion, electric mild hybridisation. 

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follow drum brake inspection top tips

Follow Drum Brake Inspection Top Tips

It is important to remember to follow drum brake inspection top tips and bear in mind that the drums have a design feature that significantly reduces dirt contamination. The closed assembly is less vulnerable and ideal for off road conditions. 

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Haulmark heads South

Haulmark Heads South

A trailer maker known for its rugged Queensland and Territory-based equipment has found a new home, as Haulmark heads South, taking it away from its core market and widening its base and activities. Diesel Workshop talks to the man who set up the South Australian Haulmark workshop, Darryl Smith.

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flexible maintenance scheme

Flexible Maintenance Scheme

Scania have introduced a new flexible maintenance scheme which uses the data coming out of the connected truck to schedule servicing more precisely and rationally. The harder a truck works, the more often it needs to be checked and serviced. It is now being utilised by a system officially called ‘Scania Maintenance with Flexible Plans’, and this flexible maintenance is being sold by Scania in conjunction with contract maintenance.

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properly maintained trailer air suspension system

Properly Maintained Trailer Air Suspension System

Here are some tips on how to achieve a properly maintained trailer air suspension system, which provides the best ride, correct load-carrying capability, and the required amount of roll control. As time passes, the suspension system will require attention as the bolt torque will loosen, the bushes will progressively wear, and components will accumulate debris from the road. 

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smart apprenticeship program

Smart Apprenticeship Program

Westar Truck Centre Derrimut reckons it’s one of the largest commercial vehicle dealerships in Australia, one of its achievements is the success of a smart apprenticeship program benefitting both young people and the dealership itself, by ensuring the highest levels of expertise and product knowledge are maintained to service what is an increasingly sophisticated product.

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