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  • Vehicle convoy steers through Manitoba

    January 7, 2019 5:11PM by Truck News-West

    BRANDON, Man. – A convoy made up of several vehicles ranging from cars to semi-trucks protested the federal government’s policies between Virden and Brandon, Man., this past Sunday. Stretching for approximately 10 kilometers, the “yellow vest protest” was one of

  • Historically large load hits Alberta highways

    January 7, 2019 11:36AM by Truck News-West

    EDMONTON, Alta. – The heaviest load to be hauled on Alberta’s highway network started its trip from Edmonton to the Fort Saskatchewan area last night. Weighing in at 820 tons, the 96-meter long splitter will arrive at its destination Jan.

  • Truck convoys in support of oil and gas sector continue across Western Canada

    December 24, 2018 12:45PM by Truck News-West

    ESTEVAN, Sask. – Truck convoys continued to roll through Western Canada this past week in support of the oil and gas industry. In Estevan, Sask., approximately 450 trucks flooded the streets on Saturday, a convoy organized by local carrier Bert

  • Truck convoys join Alberta rallies in support of oil and gas sector

    December 20, 2018 3:49PM by Truck News-West

    EDMONTON, Alta. – A series of truck convoys have taken part in recent rallies across Alberta in support of the province’s oil and gas sector. In Nisku, Alta., the group Truckers for Pipelines formed what media reports indicated was a

  • News Equipment

    Finning to buy 4Refuel

    December 12, 2018 3:11PM by Truck News

    VANCOUVER, B.C. – Finning International has announced an agreement to purchase 100% of 4Refuel Canada and 4Refuel US for approximately $260 million. 4Refuel provides mobile, on-site fueling and serves about 3,400 customers. The company refuels customer equipment on site, mostly

  • Mullen Group achieves record trucking profit

    October 25, 2018 1:19PM by James Menzies

    OKOTOKS, Alta. – Mullen Group’s trucking and logistics segment achieved record revenue and profit in the third quarter. The segment now makes up about 70% of Mullen Group’s revenue, a stark contrast to its traditional model where it represented about

  • Trucking business drives Mullen’s Q2 growth

    July 26, 2018 1:41PM by James Menzies

    OKOTOKS, Alta. – Mullen Group’s increase in revenue was “all on the back of the trucking/logistics segment,” according to chairman and CEO Murray Mullen when discussing Q2 results with analysts today. The company’s trucking/logistics segment achieved its highest ever quarterly

  • News Equipment

    New Western Star leadership eyes vocational growth

    July 17, 2018 5:00PM by James Menzies

    YOUNTVILLE, Calif. – David Carson, the newly installed president of Western Star, says the company is positioned for growth in the vocational segment and poised to take advantage of a strengthening market. Speaking to the truck press for the first

  • Mullen discusses “messy” results

    April 26, 2018 12:41PM by James Menzies

    OKOTOKS, Alta. – “Disappointing” and “messy” were a couple of the words Mullen Group CEO Murray Mullen used to describe the company’s first quarter, but he remains optimistic about the remainder of the year. On a conference call with analysts

  • Mullen reports record trucking/logistics revenue

    April 26, 2018 8:28AM by Truck News

    OKOTOKS, Alta. – Mullen Group reported record first quarter revenue for its trucking/logistics segment, but continues to face headwinds in its oilfield services division. The company generated consolidated revenue of $292.1 million, up 2.5%, thanks to record revenue in trucking/logistics,

  • News Equipment

    Volvo introduces new VNX

    March 14, 2018 3:03PM by James Menzies

    Volvo product overhaul continues with VNX heavy-hauler

  • Mack makes enhancements to its Granite model trucks

    March 7, 2018 2:18PM by Truck West

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – With continued economic growth in the U.S. and truck sales surging, Mack Trucks announced a handful of enhancements to its products during the Work Truck Show today. Most notable was an increase in ground clearance in six

  • Product Equipment

    Volvo brings new LED headlights to VHD

    January 25, 2018 10:00AM by Truck News

    LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Volvo Trucks has announced new LED headlights for its VHD series of vocational trucks. The announcement was made at World of Concrete. The new LED headlights are now standard on the VDH 300 day cab and

  • News Equipment

    International introduces new vocational models, warranty packages

    January 24, 2018 11:00AM by James Menzies

    LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Navistar International has expanded its line of HV vocational trucks, and introduced additional warranty coverage for it’s A26 engine. The company introduced at World of Concrete new HV507 and HV607 models. The trucks feature a shorter

  • News Equipment

    Construction truck market to remain strong in 2018: Mack

    January 24, 2018 10:24AM by James Menzies

    mDrive HD given split-shaft PTO functionality