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Publish date: 05/08/2019

In a modern world where media notoriety and public prominence can appear to be the pursuit of many companies and individuals, the John L. Pierce fuel haulage company stands like a pillar of profoundly private enterprise. Despite a highly visible and impeccably presented fleet of around 150 trucks, and a reputation as one of the most professional fuel haulage operations on Australia’s eastern seaboard, John L.

Publish date: 05/08/2019

Clermont open cut coal mine in Queensland’s Bowen Basin began as a greenfield site in 2007 and after a three-year construction project – costing around $950 million – the first shipment of coal was made in 2010. Today, Clermont produces around 12 million tonnes of high energy thermal coal a year, its mining fleet including 32 Komatsu 930E and 830E haul trucks and seven Hitachi excavators, all Cummins-powered.

Publish date: 05/08/2019

Fifty-four years ago, O’Neil Transport had its humble beginnings in Wallace in country Victoria. While interstate linehaul today accounts for around 50% of the company’s revenue versus 40% for regional transport and 10% for intermodal container transport, the O’Neils – Tony and wife Anne-Maree – still consider themselves very much a country carrier at heart.

Publish date: 05/08/2019

One of the many old Cummins engines now treasured around the world can be found at Cummins Perth branch – and it was restored to running order for the company’s global 100th birthday celebrations in February. The 1929 single-cylinder Model F engine was originally owned by the Puglisi family who bought it for fishing off the NSW South Coast in the early 1930s, installing it in a timber boat called ‘Tory’.

Publish date: 05/08/2019

What is believed to be the oldest Cummins engine in Australia has been recovered after many years powering a milking machine on a dairy farm near Toowoomba in Queensland and then lying idle in a dismantled state due to a failed rod bearing. A 3 hp engine, it is thought to have been built in the first half of 1922 under a license granted by Robert M Hvid who owned the US patents for the fuel and combustion system.