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PEAK BODIES IN JOINT FUEL SECURITY CALL
5 months ago

PEAK BODIES IN JOINT FUEL SECURITY CALL

The transport sector’s vulnerability to impacts from global fuel disruptions means now is the time to take action on Australia’s liquid fuel security.

That is the joint message from peak …
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MEGA MARKS RETAIL FUEL EXPANSION
5 months ago

MEGA MARKS RETAIL FUEL EXPANSION

Bulk fuel solutions company Mega Fuels is expanding into the retail space with the opening of its first service station in Rocklea, Brisbane.

The Australian-owned and operated supplier, which also …
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Alice Springs fuel company charged over truck driver’s death
5 months ago

Alice Springs fuel company charged over truck driver’s death

NT WorkSafe has charged Indervon Pty Ltd (Indervon), an Alice Springs fuel distribution company over the death of a 51-year-old fuel truck driver in 2017.

Mr Mustapha Dahmani, a recent …
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Car drivers, leave truck pumps alone
6 months ago

Car drivers, leave truck pumps alone

WHILE the blame squarely lands on the shoulders of the car drivers doing the wrong thing, some truckies think service station staff need to take more responsibility when car drivers …
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Drug Testing Standard Released after extensive consultation
7 months ago

Drug Testing Standard Released after extensive consultation

The requirement to manage risk in the workplace often calls up the need to undertake drug and alcohol testing, particularly in the industry of fuel wholesale, transport and retail.  There …
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NEXT GOVERNMENT MUST TAKE ACTION ON FUEL SECURITY
7 months ago

NEXT GOVERNMENT MUST TAKE ACTION ON FUEL SECURITY

The next Australian Government must take action on fuel security, Australian Trucking Association (ATA) CEO Ben Maguire said today. 

The ATA represents the 50,000 businesses and 200,000 people in the Australian trucking industry. 


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OPINION: ELEPHANT IN SAFETY ROOM HIDES IN FINE PRINT
8 months ago

OPINION: ELEPHANT IN SAFETY ROOM HIDES IN FINE PRINT

The release of NTIs 2019 National Truck Accident Research Centre’s (NTARC’s) major truck accident report has again provided a great snapshot into a large proportion of Australia’s major truck …
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A case of fuel insecurity for nation claimed
9 months ago

A case of fuel insecurity for nation claimed

That makes trucking and the whole economy highly vulnerable to any disruption in global fuel supply. The Australian Trucking Association, which represents major companies and industry associations with thousands of …
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Largest fuel tanker to ever enter Port of Newcastle – Pro Alliance – arrives on Monday
9 months ago

Largest fuel tanker to ever enter Port of Newcastle – Pro Alliance – arrives on Monday

The largest fuel tanker to ever enter the Port of Newcastle arrived on Monday. 

The 244-metre Pro Alliance long range 2 class tanker berthed at Stolthaven’s Mayfield 7 dedicated bulk liquids …
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New Shell a hit with truckies
9 months ago

New Shell a hit with truckies

TRAVELLING northbound on the Princes Highway up through New South Wales has become easier, with the official opening of the Shell Bomaderry service station in North Nowra.

Open 24 hours, …
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