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Need for Highly Skilled Mine Workers to Increase

As the Australian mining industry makes a shift towards more automation and technological solutions, the mining workforce is actually set to increase rather than decrease. An Australian Government report predicts a rise of 7.4% by 2018, giving a total of 254,260 workers. The big risk for workers though is falling […]

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WA Roads Get $2.4b Commitment From Abbott Government

Two major WA highways are on the receiving end of a $2.4b cash injection from the Abbott Government earmarked for WA roads. The Great Northern Highway will receive $308 million and the North West Costal Highway gets $174 million. Both Highways are currently well known for the wrong reasons – […]

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We’ve Moved To 117 Dalison Avenue, Wattleup 6166 WA

Vintage Road Haulage has moved to larger premises to accommodate our growing business. We’re only five minutes down the road from where we were but now have a larger office next to our hardstand area. This means more space for our staff, a growing fleet of tankers & trucks and […]

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Holden To Stop Manufacturing Cars In Australia by 2017

Iconic car manufacturer Holden is set to close its doors in Australia due to rising costs, a small market and a rising dollar. A Cultural Icon While Australians are concerned about job losses this will cause, it seems that the loss of a cultural icon will be felt greater. In […]

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Are Self-Driving Cars the Future?

Imagine being able to eat breakfast, read the newspaper and power up your laptop for a quick refresher of your day’s schedule, all from the driver’s seat of your car while driving to work? Unimaginable though it may seem, this scenario is about to become closer to reality due to […]

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Truck Manufacturers Tackle Fuel Efficiency

At a recent meeting of the world’s major commercial vehicle and engine manufacturers in late 2013, it was agreed that a unified global approach to development is necessary going forward. Further reducing greenhouse emissions, improving fuel efficiency and becoming more energy efficient were agreed upon as being the global focus […]

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All Electric Trucks Have Arrived In Australia

Even though the initial cost of an all electric truck is considerably higher than an equivalent diesel powered truck, the ongoing running and maintenance costs are considerably lower. This combined with very favourable environmentally friendly factors make the latest fully electric trucks worth considering.

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Navman My Truck – GPS Navigation Device

Here’s truck GPS navigation device that looks like it could be very useful for truck drivers on Perth and regional WA roads. We aren’t affiliated with Navman in any way, we just think the features for trucks are excellent.

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New Truck Brake Rules will mean Safer Roads

Anti-lock Braking Systems (ABS) will be mandatory in Australia for all new model trucks as of 1 July 2014 and new trucks from 1 January 2015. See details…

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See Video of a Hamster Driving a Truck!

What can you say? This is a must see if you are remotely interested in trucks, driving, small animals or anything unusual! Take a moment to watch a teeny hamster attempting to drive a large dump truck out of a deep quarry. The little critter has to navigate some very steep dirt tracks as well as some personal physical restraints 🙂 Check it out…

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