Truck News


  • Road Knights hope to bring drivers together, educate Alberta youth

    February 5, 2020 11:16AM by Derek Clouthier

    Brimming with passion and enthusiasm for all things trucking, Alberta’s new Road Knights can hardly wait to take their message to the province’s youth. Miles McNabb, Henry Wolf, David Horst, and Sergio Hernandez were named to the Alberta Motor Transport

  • Former Alberta Road Knight up for award

    January 10, 2020 5:40PM by Truck News

    EDMONTON, Alta. – Alberta driver and former Road Knight Edward Stasyshyn has been named a finalist for the Professional Tank Truck Driver of the Year award. Stasyshyn, a driver for Trimac Transportation, is one of eight finalists for the award,

  • Alberta’s new Road Knights team announced

    January 9, 2020 12:36PM by Truck News

    EDMONTON, Alta. – Alberta has a new Road Knights team, made up of drivers with superior skills, impeccable records, and a passion for promoting the industry. The Alberta Motor Transport Association (AMTA) announced the new team today, which is made

  • Hydrogen fuel cells the right direction for Alberta’s trucking industry

    October 2, 2019 3:27PM by Derek Clouthier

    EDMONTON, Alta. – Alberta is the perfect place to test, produce, and operate trucks that run on a hydrogen fuel cell, according to one of the lead researchers involved in the Alberta Zero-Emissions Truck Electrification Collaboration (AZETEC). Speaking to attendees

  • Trimac buys Gibson Energy’s trucking business

    April 2, 2019 9:57AM by Truck News

    CALGARY, Alta. – Trimac has announced it has agreed to purchase Gibson Energy’s trucking business. Trimac says the purchase expands is bulk transportation services, as Gibson has a large presence in Western Canada. Gibson was founded in 1953 as Gibson

  • Research points to hydrogen electric trucks as best option for the future

    July 25, 2018 5:22PM by Derek Clouthier

    CALGARY, Alta. – A research group from the University of Calgary believes the future of freight in Alberta will be heavily reliant on the use of hydrogen fuel cell electric trucks. With growing concerns over the environmental impact of greenhouse

  • Trucker who helped blaze trail to the north passes away

    November 8, 2017 5:27PM by Truck West

    PRINCE ALBERT, Sask. – A pioneer of the Saskatchewan trucking industry, George Magee, has passed away at the age of 81. Born Aug. 8, 1936 in Prince Albert, Magee lived his entire life in his hometown and reflected the genuine

  • Trimac receives privatization offer

    May 2, 2016 11:22AM by Truck News

    CALGARY, Alta. — Trimac shares were up nearly 10% Monday after the company announced it has received a proposal from its principal shareholder, Trimac Holdings, to privatize the company. The deal would equate to $6.25 per share for shareholders. Trimac

  • Trimac earnings affected by Western Canada slowdown

    March 4, 2016 9:30AM by Truck News

    CALGARY, Alta. — The slowdown in oil and gas drilling activity in Western Canada during the fourth quarter resulted in a decline of revenue for Trimac, but the company has reduced its debt, maintained its average fleet age and has

  • Trimac buys assets from Groupe Robert subsidiary

    December 15, 2015 11:56AM by Truck News

    BOUCHERVILLE, Que. — Trimac has announced its purchase of assets and a contract from Transport Rollex, a small division within Groupe Robert. The agreement covers eight power units and 22 trailers as well as the assignment of a transportation agreement

  • Trimac names new CEO

    October 30, 2015 10:59AM by Truck News

    CALGARY, Alta. — Trimac’s lean approach helped it navigate a weak economy in the third quarter and improve earnings on lower revenue. The downturn in the oil and gas sector led to reduced revenue, however Trimac said it was able

  • Trimac grows Q2 profits on lower revenue

    August 12, 2015 6:48AM by Truck News

    CALGARY, Alta. — Trimac grew profits by 9.4% in the second quarter on lower revenue, thanks to its focus on reducing costs and improving efficiencies. The company declared Q2 net income of $3.5 million, up from $3.2 million over the

  • Trimac, Sheehan’s Truck Centre to host driver BBQ

    October 20, 2014 8:26PM by Truck News

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Sheehan’s Truck Centre and Trimac Transportation are inviting drivers to an appreciation and recruiting barbecue Oct. 24. Attendees will have the opportunity to discuss career opportunities with Trimac as well as check out the new Volvo highway