The members of the Association provide service to clients that participate in many sectors within NZ industry.

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Past Industry Projects

The following are examples of oversize loads that have been transported by transport company members.

Tourism: Catamaran

Load Transported: Catamaran for tourist venture from Queenstown. 60T gross, 8.5m wide, 35m overall length and 7.2m high.

Transport: Scobies Transport Ltd using an 8 axle trailer from Bluff to Kingston on Lake Wakatipu

Client: Southern Discoveries

Video Clip: TV3 News


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Road Construction: Tunnel Boring Machine

Load Transported: "Alice" the Tunnel boring machine. Largest piece 268T

Transport: Multi Trans Ltd. 2 x 12 axle plarform trailers from Port of Auckland to the Waterview Project Site.

Client: The Well-Connected Alliance building the Waterview Tunnel

Video Clips: TVNZ News: Putting Alice Back Together          Waterview Connection: Main Drive Transportation


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Tourism: Recycled Train Carriage for Accommodation

Load Transported: A renovated 16m long, 22T rail carriage

Transport: Cotton Heavy Haulage Ltd. From the Pahiatua Track by road to Wellington, crossing with Strait Shipping to Picton, then by road to Havelock.  The destination had no heavy vehicle access, so there was a 2 hours barge trip to deliver the recycled carriage.

Client: The rail carriage had been converted into two accommodation units for On The Track Lodge, Nydia Bay, Marlborough Sounds.


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Oil & Gas Sector: Drilling Rig

Load Transported: A mobile rig carrier

Size: Weighing 65 tons at a height of 5.60m and overall length of 26m.

Client: Ensign Energy owns the rig and the rig was working on contract to Shell NZ Ltd.

Location: This rig has been relocated to Kaikohe in the north across to Taupo into the Taranaki region.


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Import-Export Handling: Reach Stacker

Load Transported: Reach Stacker. 14m long x 3.6m wide x 5.6m  high x 70tonne

Client: Port of Auckland

Transport: Tranzcarr Heavy Haulage Ltd from Port of Tauranga to Port of Auckland.


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Pulp & Paper Industry

Load Transported: Pulp Mill Unit. Weight - 62.5t. Size - 9m wide, 6.35 m high

Client: Kawarau Pulp & Paper Mill

Transport: HEB Structures Ltd from Mt Maunganui to Kawarau (ex Sweden)


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Dairy Sector: Silo

Load Transported: Silo’s (4 loads). Size: Height 6.4 m, length 29.8 m, width 6.1 m, weight 48 tonne

Client: Fonterra

Transport: AV Martyn  & Co (1968) Ltd. Ex manufacturer in Christchurch to Edendale Diary Factory, Invercargill


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