FMX subs for UD

Southland’s logging scene is, as D.T. Kings Transport general manager Grant Loader puts it, “going hammer and tongs in Tuatapere at the moment.”
“There’s a lot of wood to come out of there in the next few months.”....Read more

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The EXPO -
A show of two halves

It’s like a game of footy. A weird one, for sure….that taps into the old “game of two-halves” thing. Tired, clichéd that analogy may seem…but it does apply to the two business days...
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Featured in NZ Logger
WorkSafe to target
small-scale forestry
The country’s safety watchdog, WorkSafe NZ, will focus more on small-scale harvesting operations in forestry during 2017, as it looks to target difficult-to-police areas of the industry...
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Truck body builder moves into larger workshop

When Craig Pierce started his truck body building business 21 years ago, it occupied a small building in Victoria Street in the industrial section of Onehunga on the edge of Auckland’s Manukau Harbour....Read more

ITWheels of fortune Volvo’s new H-series at work in the forest and at the mill

Wheel loaders are great in the right forestry and log loading environments.They run rings around an excavator-based loader when it comes to speed and their forks can grab plenty more logs than a grapple. Fuel costs are typically lower, too.
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New Iron

First Tigercat 875 for Douglas

Peter and Brad Douglas, of Douglas Logging, recently took delivery of their first purpose-built Tigercat 875 for loading and shovelling duties in a high production ground base crew based in Ngatawhiti...
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Forest talk

Waratah starts safety courses

Free training courses are being offered by Waratah to help contractors and their staff work more safely around processing and harvesting heads in the forest and at workshops...
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Icon Logistics FLEET FOCUS

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"It’s a not uncommon back-story for rural transport operators in New Zealand: A farming family invests in trucks to gain greater control over the handling of their own stock and produce ...
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Recently Registered
Summer stormer
After a year of contraction, the New Zealand new truck market’s storming start to 2017 continued in February. In fact, after a remarkable 20% improvement in January
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PPG Awards
Style in scrap

The rough and tumble world of scrapmetal is not, on the face of it, an environment where you’d expect to find smartly-presented trucks...
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Congratulations!!! to Jason Brooks for winning our Trip for two to the Brisbane Truck Show Competition that was held at THE Expo. 
Thank you to all who entered the competition.


We would like to introduce Dean Evans who has just joined the team here at Allied Publications Ltd. Dean comes with extensive knowledge in the motoring industry and has been actively involved in both the car and truck market in Australia for the past 20 years as a contributing journalist, editor and publisher on magazines including Wheels, MOTOR, Top Gear and more. He has worked on a number of truck titles, and has a solid mechanical and driving background.
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