PACCAR to employ additional 120 workers

PACCAR Australia employs more local manufacturing staff: a growing force and extras on the way In a boost for Australian manufacturing and the local economy, PACCAR Australia is in the process of recruiting more than 120 people for its Bayswater manufacturing facility. Customer demand for trucks has driven the need for increased truck production in…

Barker B-Double Curtainsider Review

Barker B-Double Curtainsider Review For equipment to last when their regular runs are throughout the back blocks of Queensland, top quality components are a must. When Oakey based, Auchenroad Haulage’s Shane Wadley orders new equipment he always specifies the best components and that’s exactly what he did when he purchased this Barker B-Double Curtainsider from…

Drake 7-rows-of-8 Platform Review

Drake 7-rows-of-8 Platform Review Words and Photography by Howard Shanks. Drake’s 7-rows-of-8 Platform trailer is capable of carrying some of the biggest and heaviest loads around the country. We sent Howard Shanks off with Deeson’s heavy haulage driver Craig Oldham for this 180 tonne outback move. We pulled up next to the fuel pump outside…

Hook, Line & Sinker – Kenworth T909 review

Hook, Line & Sinker – Kenworth T909 review Words and photos by Howard Shanks Hobart based Dillon Transport rely on Kenworth truck’s enviable and proven reputation for reliability for their sensitive live fish transport operation in southern Tasmania, as Howard Shanks discovered. Our love of and demand for salmon has risen exponentially in past decades…