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DELIVERED: Mactrans has taken possession of a new Drake trailer.
DELIVERED: Mactrans has taken possession of a new Drake trailer.

QUEENSLAND-based heavy haulage specialist Mactrans Heavy Haulage has just taken delivery of another new state-of-the-art specialised Drake trailer as a further commitment to supporting Australia's expanding infrastructure and mining industry.

Mactrans operations manager Ross Dunne said he was pleased with the delivery.

"We purchased another Drake trailer because of their overall quality, reliability and service," he said.

The new steerable semi-modular trailer is based on a configuration of eight rows of eight tyres that can easily be fitted with additional rows of eight-tyre sections, extending the trailer to a massive 12 rows of eight with an onsite carrying capacity of about 300 tonnes.

Widened out to 4.8m, the trailer is ideal to transport any type of high, long, heavy or awkward load.

The unit comes ready for action with remote control hydraulic raise/lower gooseneck, raise/lower suspension, widening and ramps.

Standard features also include heavy duty, high pressure diesel/hydraulic power pack and fully automated greasing systems.

Drake Trailers has a proud tradition of excellence in trailer design and engineering driving its numerous long-term client relationships.

They are innovators in the field of heavy haulage, focussing on strength and robust engineering, which offers long-term efficiency, safety and rock-solid reliability.

From pioneering construction to excellent build quality, the name Drake comes with a guarantee of innovation and reliability.

Over the past 50 years Drake Trailers have continued to design and manufacture the highest quality trailers to complete the task at hand.

About Mactrans

Mactrans was founded in Brisbane by managing director Chris Deen in 2000. Today, Chris operates a fleet of 15 specialised rigs Australia-wide and is recognised as a safe, reliable and efficient specialist heavy haulage company with proven performance.

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