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Galt Transport Take on Lomond Monarch Lift
Galt Transport Take on Lomond Monarch Lift

Galt Transport deliver Loch Lomond’s newest addition

Galt Transport has completed the final leg of the journey for Loch Lomond’s newest passenger cruise boat, the MV Lomond Monarch. The vessel, acquired by Cruise Loch Lomond started her journey in Loch Ness and has made her way through some of Scotland’s finest waterways to her new home on Loch ...

First Mercedes-Benz delivers miles more smiles for Niall

Truck-mounted crane hire and lifting specialist Niall Leitch has treated himself to a stunning 10th anniversary present in the shape of a highly-specified, 8×4 Mercedes-Benz Arocs. Mr Leitch, who founded Leitch Trans Lift, of Strabane, County Tyrone, in 2007, acquired the chassis from ...

Mercedes-Benz Arocs wins high praise from MJ Church

So delighted was MJ Church with its first Mercedes-Benz Arocs eight-wheelers that a year after they entered service it has just commissioned a pair of 80-tonne tractor units from the same, muscular model range. One of the biggest civil engineering, earthworks and waste management contractors in ...

Bolk Transport BV choose Arocs 4163 SLT tractor units

Bolk Transport BV Almelo have recently taken delivery of two Mercedes-Benz Arocs SLT tractor units. Both will be deployed for the international transportation of heavy wind turbine components. The two Mercedes-Benz Arocs 4163 SLT tractors with Turbo Retarder Clutch (TRC) have been provided with ...

Mercedes-Benz Arocs eight-wheeler plugs a gap for A Rhodes (Haulage)

Portable accommodation transportation specialist A Rhodes treated itself to a special 50th birthday present in the shape of a muscular 8×4 Mercedes-Benz Arocs with impressive 85 tonne-metre Effer crane. The latest addition to the York-based operator’s fleet has joined a Mercedes-Benz ...

Quinto aims high with new Mercedes-Benz heavy hauler

The new owners of Norfolk-based Quinto Crane & Plant have underlined their determination to go for growth by investing in a new Mercedes-Benz heavy haulage tractor and trailer. However, the combined cost of the 155-tonne Arocs 3363 S and its six-axled Nooteboom low-loader pales alongside ...

Mercedes-Benz SLT: A game-changer

Mercedes-Benz SLT: Heavy haulage specialists haven’t warmed to automated manual transmissions (amts) as much as regular 44-tonne operators, generally preferring manual boxes. HeavyTorque have been to Germany and driven something that may change their minds. Ian Norwell reports from Munsingen ...

Mercedes-Benz Arocs ‘double act’ for Southern Cranes & Access

When it comes to investing in new equipment, Southern Cranes & Access doesn’t do things by halves. Latest additions to the company’s truck fleet are a pair of 150-tonne Mercedes-Benz Arocs tractor units which work in tandem with a new Liebherr self-propelled crane worth £2 million. The ...

Mercedes-Benz SLT weighs in with first Heavies award

An Arocs SLT heavy haulage tractor unit took centre stage at the inaugural Heavies celebration, where Mercedes-Benz carried off the ‘Vehicle Manufacturer of the Year’ trophy. Organised by the publishers of HeavyTorque, the only magazine dedicated to those for whom the abnormal is normal, the ...

The Heavies 2015: The heavy haulage awards

The Heavies 2015: Recognising Industry Excellence A night of celebration The commercial vehicle industry is one of the unsung heroes of British business and commerce. It keeps the wheels of UK PLC on the move. Building and maintaining infrastructure to feed renewal and growth is vital, and the ...