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  • Volvo tackles crane game

    Volvo tackles crane game

    23rd October 2012

    Baldwins Crane Hire has taken its first pair of heavy-haulage Volvo tractors to move mobile crane components and their ballast blocks, bringing the firm’s truck fleet to seven. The FH540 13-litre 8×4 tractors will be operating up to150 tonnes gcw…

  • First new FH sold for charity

    First new FH sold for charity

    23rd October 2012

    Volvo Trucks has sold the first series-manufactured new Volvo FH to the highest bidder on eBay for a sum of €150,000 (£120,000) – greatly exceeding the market price. All proceeds will be going to charity. Bids started at €1 (81p)…

  • Actros is Mallinson champ

    Actros is Mallinson champ

    23rd October 2012

    Mercedes-Benz has stated its New Actros is beating the fleet average fuel return by a full two miles per gallon for South Yorkshire haulier Ken Mallinson & Sons. The operator is running 10 New Actros 2545 tractor units, including two…

  • RDFL enters Sto business

    RDFL enters Sto business

    23rd October 2012

    Building products manufacturer Sto has developed a close partnership with transport specialist Rhys Davis Freight Logistics to deliver its high-quality rendering materials directly to construction sites across the UK. Products are collected daily from Sto’s warehouses in Glasgow and Basingstoke…