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29/11/2021

Volvo returns To Brocklebank & Co Demolition With 12 FMX tippers

Brocklebank & Co Demolition has taken on 12 Volvo FMX 8x4 tippers, replacing a rival manufacturer’s trucks in the business's muckaway fleet.

The family-run firm has a long history of running Volvos and has returned to the Swedish manufacturer again after a two-year spell using a different marque. Supplied by Crossroads Truck & Bus, the new FMXs ...
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29/11/2021

ADL Plaxton coaches for Park's

Alexander Dennis Limited has delivered eight high-specification, ...
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26/11/2021

Allison in e-Dakar partnership

Allison Transmission has announced a three-year partnership agreement with ...
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26/11/2021

Lifts in Alltruck Grangemouth

The Alltruck Group relies upon a mix of Stertil Koni four-post and ...
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25/11/2021

Fuso Canters in Chelmsford

Builders’ merchant Chelmsford Plastic Warehouse bought its first FUSO ...
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25/11/2021

Coach operator uses TruTac

Skills Group, the Nottingham-based coach operator, has reduced driver ...
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23/11/2021

ZF provides bus data in real t

ZF Bus Connect is a new product which caters to the needs of bus fleet ...
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23/11/2021

Ballard buys Arcola Energy

Fuel cell manufacturer Ballard Power Systems has acquired Arcola Energy, a ...
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22/11/2021

IVECO Daily chassis for hotbox

Self-drive municipal and highways maintenance equipment rental business ...
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Features
09/11/2021

Safety leaders

The Sir Moir Lockhead safety award recognises leaders in operational safety around the world. Originally set up in 2018, this third year of the scheme highlights safety leaders working in the UK and overseas. Five 2021 winners work in transport, and are profiled here. Interviews by Will Dalrymple

Sir Moir Lockhead, the founder of First Group and ...
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09/11/2021

Connecting people

My key focus during my presidency will be on the Society’s ability to attract and retain apprentices and young engineers. And by ‘retain’ I mean to connect them to the SOE and to other engineers for their entire career. From being ...
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09/11/2021

Brakes: glazing over

All operators try to minimise the speed at which brakes wear out. But it’s possible to take this too far, with the result that friction is lost due to lack of use – a condition traditionally known as brake glazing, reports Lucy Radley
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09/11/2021

Low-height trailers

Low-height trailers increase vertical loading potential by lowering the load floor, usually between the wheels. John Kendall reviews these special rigs
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