When the Smartest Chemists Choose Coolants

SPONSORED POST   When the smartest chemists choose coolants, the world’s most experienced chemists know to use only advanced cooling solutions in their vehicles. And they know this because they know the precision and technology that goes into the formulae used in modern coolants.   It is difficult to even begin to understand the years of research and development that organisations undertake to ensure that their coolant is...

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Technicians’ Award Nominees

The Australian Trucking Association (ATA) has announced the three finalists for the 2017 Craig Roseneder Award, which recognises technical and maintenance excellence in the trucking industry’s workshops.   The judging panel selected Dale Hedley (Vellex, New South Wales), Chris Blanchard (Herb Blanchard Haulage, New South Wales) and Mark Collins (Frasers Livestock Transport, Queensland)for their technical skill, aptitude and...

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Setting the Standard

The cost of buying new trucks cannot always be justified in today’s tight economic climate. As such, some operators are realising the merit in giving their existing units a second life.   In the modern business world, where ‘near enough is good enough’ seems to be an all-too-common ethos in the quest to make the most capital return from minimal input, it’s refreshing to discover a company that has been built on the foundation of...

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Technician Academy

The establishment of a Technician Academy has helped Essendon Renault cope with the growth in van sales for over the past ten years. The decision was made to set up a dedicated workshop to handle work for the commercial vehicles customers the company now had on its books. The company runs one of the biggest Renault dealers in Australia and is the top seller of commercial vehicles for the French brand. The main dealership is, in fact,...

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New Easy-Release Grease Coupler

Truckline has announced it will stock Macnaught’s new EZ Easy Release Grease Coupler. The latest innovation from Macnaught is designed to reduce the effort involved in greasing, even under high pressures, bringing greater efficiencies and reduced fatigue to the workplace. The EZ is the only major coupler on the Australian market featuring metal seals, which make them maintenance-free and highly reliable. Similar to the KY, the EZ...

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Nominations Open for 2017 Craig Roseneder Award

Nominations are now open for the 2017 Craig Roseneder Award, which recognises technical and maintenance excellence in the trucking industry, according to the Australian Trucking Association (ATA). The 2017 Craig Roseneder Award is reportedly open to individuals with a minimum of five years’ experience working full time in the Australian trucking industry for a trucking company, supplier or commercial workshop as a workshop manager,...

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