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Publish date: 07/10/2018

The largest articulated pick-and-carry crane in the world with its lifting capacity of 55 tonnes, has been developed by Perth-based DRA Engineering. The Cummins-powered 55-tonner is a further development of DRA’s Australian designed and manufactured Humma range which started with an 18-tonne lift capacity model in 1996. “We’ve broken new ground,” says Peter Dalla Riva (Jnr), manager of DRA’s crane and engineering division, noting that the new Humma 55T had been three years in development.

Publish date: 07/06/2018

Ricky Grace, former American-Australian professional basketball player, established the Girls Academy in Australia in 2004 with the simple but powerful motto: ‘Develop a girl, change a community’. Cummins is now supporting Grace’s significantly expanding Girls Academy as part of its Cummins Powers Women initiative, investing more than $10 million globally in a range of effective programs aimed at finding solutions to gender inequality in our communities.

Publish date: 06/20/2018

When Warwick Wilshier bought a second-hand White Road Boss to go logging as an owner-driver in 1982, he wasn’t exactly planning to build the business that today is one of the stand-out names in New Zealand’s timber industry. Williams & Wilshier – Garry Williams is no longer a partner in the Rotoruabased business – operates 68 company log trucks while also having 20 fulltime owner-drivers. Warwick also has a third share in Gisborne-based Pacific Haulage which has 40 units in logging on the North Island’s east coast.

Publish date: 06/20/2018

When John Treloar and his father Cliff bought a secondhand International S-Line in 1985 they were on their way to securing a truck brand that would play a key role in the success of their Tasmanian business. It was also the start of a rock-solid partnership between Treloar and Cummins. Based in the rural town of Sheffield at the foothills of Mt Roland in northwest Tasmania, Treloar Transport is a family operation involved in all facets of construction, civil contracting, earthmoving and quarrying.

Publish date: 06/20/2018

Established 73 years ago, Frasers Livestock Transport may well be the oldest substantial livestock trucking business in Australia still under original ownership. Frasers today runs a fleet of 50 prime movers and 150 trailers operating as single, B-double, B-triple and roadtrain configurations. Home base is at Warwick in Queensland and the company transports more than four million head of livestock a year between cattle properties, feedlots, sale yards, abattoirs and ports.