Giti Tyres Big Test
 September 2021     IVECO ASTRA HD9 88.52 8x8   Story John Ellegard Photos Gerald Shacklock

GITI Tyres Big Test - Two-stage star

Next to cutting the trees down, the biggest challenge facing a log harvesting crew is shifting the wood out of the forest in a timely fashion.

In large, nicely-laid-out corporate forests it’s maybe not such a critical issue – because permanent, well-formed roads allow your average log trucks to get right onto the skid sites, load up and soon be on their way out.

But in many smaller forests, skids and landings can be a long way fro...

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One of Australia’s leading heavy trailer manufacturers, MaxiTRANS, is selling its trailer business, including its New Zealand operations.The sale, to the Australian Trailer Solutions Grou...

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So I ...


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Someone who not only loves the machines and the indus...


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Same again

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The month saw 429 trucks with a GV...


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Red it is then

When Waikato brothers Vaughan and Grayson Laurent – and their wives, Dani and Larissa – started their trucking business, there was never any question about what the company colour was going to b...

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