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Transportation Components’ Duroline and Eren friction material
10 July, 2018
Duroline
South Africa's heavy vehicle transportation sector is a highly competitive industry, and those involved in it are constantly looking for ways in which to save costs. Most transport companies understand that investing in a top-quality heavy transportation truck and trailer. read more
New braking technology a life saver
22 June, 2018
New braking technology a life saver
The Australian Government's decision to mandate stability control technology for a range of new trucks and trailers will save 126 lives and prevent 1,101 serious injuries in the coming years, the Chair of the Australian Trucking Association, Geoff Crouch, said.  read more
Zoom Up / High-tech solutions tried for forestry labor needs
20 June, 2018
Zoom Up / High-tech solutions tried for forestry labor needs
Carrying a pile of timber about 4 meters long, a transport vehicle proceeded slowly but smoothly down a roughly 3-meter-wide path in the woods of Tanba, Hyogo Prefecture. There was no one at the wheel. The unmanned cart - specially designed to transport lumber from thinned forests. read more
An entrepreneur making her mark on the forestry sector
19 June, 2018
An entrepreneur making her mark on the forestry sector
Lilian Ndhlovu, owner of Mirian and Lilian Transport PTY LTD, is an entrepreneur who owns and operates a forestry contractor business in Mpumalanga's White River/Nelspruit area and is beginning to make her mark on the industry. read more
Transportation Components: safe, reliable and consistent supply - OEM aftermarket parts make more ‘cents’ on the road
12 June, 2018
Andrew Gouws
The heavy transportation sector is the veritable lifeblood of South Africa's economy, with goods transported daily by thousands of trucking fleets on the country's roads. It is therefore the reliability and safety of these heavy transport vehicles upon which our nation's future... read more
Smart steering wheel idea to mitigate fatigue
15 May, 2018
Smart steering wheel idea to mitigate fatigue
The ‘Augmented Intelligence' team, comprising entrepreneurs and health clinicians from Canberra and Brisbane, has developed a smart steering wheel concept to curb truck driver fatigue. According to an Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) report... read more
Top five tech to make construction safer
15 May, 2018
Volvo
As one of the most hazardous industries in the world, it's no surprise that construction workers need to take care every day on the job. The complex nature of construction sites means they can be a health and safety nightmare - electricity cables, moving objects, working at height... read more
Hino Moving into FWD
8 May, 2018
Hino
We can see Hino moving into FWD with the new 817 4×4, which is now on the road. Diesel News went to see the new model unveiled and took the truck out to put it through its paces.When you are a major player in the Australian truck market like Hino... read more
Renault trucks Range T520 tag axles are logs on favorite with WD & A Haley
8 May, 2018
Renault trucks Range T520 tag axles are logs on favorite with WD & A Haley
The proven robustness and reliability of Renault trucks operating in arduous forestry conditions, together with the excellent levels of service support provided by local dealer Border Trucks Carlisle, has seen Dumfriesshire-based WD & A Haley add the first two Range... read more
Plan for longer shipping lead times
25 April, 2018
Dolphin bay
The storm damage that the port of Durban suffered in October last year, along with mounting inefficiencies at all South African ports, has resulted in even longer shipping lead times than previously. Several shipping companies are now avoiding Durban where possible. read more

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