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Publish date: 06/20/2018

Frank Raso knows a bit about concrete. His father Pal started working for Boral in Melbourne with an agitator in the early 1960s and Frank himself bought his first agitator nearly 30 years ago. Today, Raso runs a fleet of agitators and tippers in Boral colours in metropolitan Melbourne, with Mack, Kenworth, Western Star and Iveco ACCO represented in his operation. The latest additions to his agitator fleet are four 8x4 Western Star 4700s, the first of which was put into service over two years ago.

Publish date: 06/20/2018

The vision of roadtrains punching through the great emptiness,plumes of dust marking their progress, will forever remain a trademark of Road Trains of Australia (RTA). Australia’s largest cattle carrier, RTA is a legendary brand thanks in no small way to its founder Noel Buntine, a pioneer of roadtrain cattle operations in the Top End. Buntine Roadways had its origins in the 1950s, an iconic business that Noel Buntine sold to a NSW company in 1981.

Publish date: 06/20/2018

The search for improved fuel economy and reliability were the key reasons Matthews Transport selected the 15-litre Cummins ISXe5 in 2013 as its standard engine brand. Based at Kojonup in a rich pastoral district 260 km southeast of Perth in Western Australia, the company is currently operating 14 ISXe5 engines in a mix of Freightliner Argosy and Kenworth K200 prime movers.

Publish date: 06/20/2018

Construction companies aren’t normally associated with the colour pink for their branding. However, the Mendi Group of Townsville (Qld) recently took the huge leap, painting its new Kenworth and B-double trailers pink in support of women in the construction industry as well as two local charities. “When we were looking at the purchase of two new truck and trailer combinations we decided to make the purchase significant to the greater community,” says Mendi Group owner Jeff Doyle.

Publish date: 06/20/2018

Glenn Nightingale runs a business built on sensible goals and the acknowledgement that good people are essential to the success of a company. His team is succeeding with a quiet confidence and sense of achievement. Nightingale Freightlines operates out of Jimboomba, 50 km south of Brisbane, and Unanderra, near Wollongong on the NSW South Coast. In its distinctive pale blue livery, the well-presented fleet comprises a mix of Freightliner, Kenworth and Western Star prime movers – 22 in all – and also a mix of Cummins and Detroit engines.