Giti Tyres Big Test | Quality in the quarry

 
Giti Tyres Big Test
 April 2019     IVECO-ASTRA HHD9 8x6   Story Brian Cowan Photos Gerald Shacklock

Giti Tyres Big Test: Quality in the quarry

Tom McGoverin leans back in the driver's seat and sighs happily: "Now this is what I call a top-class workplace." 

We're midway through a circuit of the Isaac Construction quarry at McLeans Island, just northwest of Christchurch, and Tom is at the wheel of the first Iveco-Astra HHD9 dumptruck in New Zealand. 

The first, but quite likely far from the last, because this tall-standing heavy-duty 8x6 is being promoted as a more comfortable and profitable alternati...

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