Posts Categorized: Industry News

What is the Purpose of Lubrication in Vehicles and Machinery?

Purpose of lubrication

Lubrication may seem like a big word, but it’s really quite simple. The purpose of lubrication is focused on greasing moving parts of machinery, with the right amount, right type, and at the right time.  Lubrication is the control of friction and wear by introducing a friction-reducing film between two moving surfaces. This is important… Read more »

How the Construction Industry Has Embraced Automatic Lubricant Systems

construction worker maintainence

In construction, maintaining lubrication of heavy machinery is critical for getting the job done.  All construction equipment, from dump trucks to concrete mixers to shovels, is subject to harsh conditions. Exposure to extreme cold or heat, moisture, dust and dirt can hurt lubricant performance and lead to premature equipment failure. Manual greasing of vehicles and… Read more »

The Future of Automatic Lubrication Systems

There is a bright future for automatic lubrication systems (ALS). Many industries are seeing the benefits of a centralised and automated greasing solution and making the shift to ALS. Manual lubrication of heavy and plant machinery is becoming trickier in key industries and many are realising how ALS can simplify maintenance and reduce machine downtime. … Read more »

Brisbane Truck Show

At Lubecore Australasia, we, along with our clients, love trucks. In this post, we want to share a quick write-up about this year’s Brisbane Truck Show.  Held this past May and set to return again in May 2021, the Brisbane Truck Show was recently acknowledged by Australia Event Awards, winning Australia’s Best Corporate Event and… Read more »

The Key to Preventative Maintenance Schedules with ALS

Preventative Maintenance

An Automated Lubrication System (ALS) is very important to any preventative maintenance (PM) program for heavy equipment, machines or trucks. However, there is still a human component in designing a preventative maintenance program, but an ALS will greatly reduce the time taken on lubrication checks and much of the hands-on work.

3 Transport Infrastructure Developments Shaping Queensland

QLD Transport Infrastructure

In this post, we talk about some major transport infrastructure developments here in Queensland, which impact many truck fleets and train lines – namely the Warrego Highway Upgrade Program, the Bruce Highway Upgrade Program and the Cross River Rail developments. If your fleet is in need of ALS (Automatic Lubrication Systems), get in touch with… Read more »

Are Self-Driving Trucks a Viable Option in Australia?

For almost a decade now, robotic trucks have been hauling dirt and iron ore from mines and traveling through the Australian outback. However, due to their simple automation system, they are not allowed to traverse the highways and public roads because of a possible cause for accidents. But now it’s official. Self-driving vehicles are here. While road… Read more »

The Best Big Rig Manufacturers in 2018

Best Big Rig Manufacturers

In this post, we pick the best rig makers on the market for 2018 – considering practicality, model, function, design, price, and its popularity among truck drivers themselves. Choosing the best and most appropriate truck for your business will not only enhance productivity, but it will also save you money in the long run. 

The Emerging Issue of Truck Driver Shortages in Australia

Truck Driver Shortages

Long Haul Trucks or Big Rigs are part of a huge industry in Australia, providing transport and logistics for areas such as construction, commerce and food. But there is still a common problem that the industry has been facing in current years. In Australia, the shortage in the number of truck drivers is seen as a… Read more »