Category:Featured July 2014

Joining the green revolution
July 1, 2014

Joining the green revolution

The construction industry need not be a completely dirty one. With minor changes and adjustments, this sector can also contribute toward a more sustainable...

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Setting SA’s railroads in train?
July 1, 2014

Setting SA’s railroads in train?

It’s no secret that the South African government wants to restore rail transport to its former glory, or even surpass it. But will the...

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Nautical newcomer?
July 1, 2014

Nautical newcomer?

Few things in life can compensate for skills, as expertise keeps any industry moving … and the shipping sector is in the same “boat”....

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The truck that thinks for itself
July 1, 2014

The truck that thinks for itself

Vehicles that think for themselves! For many this might sound like a futuristic, space-age fantasy, but for those in the know, this concept is...

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Used, but not abused
July 1, 2014

Used, but not abused

With the trend towards purchasing used rather than off-the-shelf vehicles, original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) have realised that there is a market for their “previously...

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Dinosaurs yes, but not extinct …
July 1, 2014

Dinosaurs yes, but not extinct …

At Clotan Steel, old, very old, Mercedes-Benz bullnose trucks and Hinos from the Super F series, patiently await their next load. KIM KEMP ponders...

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Of space-age trucks and a brighter tomorrow
July 1, 2014

Of space-age trucks and a brighter tomorrow

Trucks have come a long way, evolving from mechanical monsters (which you could fix with a Swiss Army knife), to refined workhorses – with...

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Not fleeting, but consistent
July 1, 2014

Not fleeting, but consistent

The importance of managing a fleet efficiently, timeously and consistently cannot be overstated. Many factors come into play and FOCUS looks at some of...

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Better safe than sorry
July 1, 2014

Better safe than sorry

The best way to minimise injury from an accident is to prevent the accident from occurring in the first place. CLAIRE RENCKEN finds out...

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Treading in your tyres tracks
July 1, 2014

Treading in your tyres tracks

With the plethora of tyres available on the market and the multitude of potential applications they can be used for, keeping one’s fleet rolling...

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