The Queensland Trucking Association (QTA) is now calling for nominations for its 2020 Annual Industry Awards, which aims to celebrate those who display excellence, dedication and commitment to the industry in Queensland.
Gary Mahon describes the LNP’s election pledge to four-lane the Bruce Highway from Curra to Cairns as an “admirable ambition”.
Former British Army Royal Marine Grant Easton is a happy Aussie truckie who drives a Volvo Fh-16 Euro5 600 for Brisbane company Barakel Pty Ltd.
Often seen around the streets in Townsville, David Talbot runs a local plumbing business and was recently voted as the city’s best plumber by readers of the local Townsville Bulletin newspaper.
When the sound of bagpipes echoed through the town of Gatton in Queensland on Sunday, October 4, before the horns sounded during a minute’s silence, it signalled the end of the 2020 Lights On The Hill Trucking Memorial Service.
Reconstruction work underway on the Gregory Development Road in Queensland, between Charters Towers and the Lynd Junction, will continue until Friday October 23.
Mack Trucks bearing the Karreman Quarries name have become a familiar sight along Brisbane roads, and that’s not surprising, given the business has just taken delivery of its 500th Mack.
A 17-year-old from the Sunshine Coast is making some big plans for the year ahead. He and his Chamberlain 9G tractor are set to embark on a 13,500km journey across Australia in a mammoth fundraising effort for three charities: Lights on the Hill Trucking Memorial, the Royal Flying Doctors Service and Dolly’s Dream.
Australian demand for sugar is still strong despite the attempts of many a diet guru to make it public enemy number one. That’s a good thing for Australia, and especially Queensland, where many a worker earns a living in our country’s sweetest industry.
Based at Wagga Wagga in NSW, owner-operator Mark Close of Closey’s Transport was far away in Townsville when Big Rigs saw him at BP Cluden.