Poor trailer brakes cost thousands in tractor transmission repairs
Peter Thomas Keaveney
Fergal O’Sullivan, lecturer at MTU Kerry, looks into the fundamentals of trailer brakes, brake maintenance and what to look out for on brakes when buying a new trailed implement.
8 May 2024 News
Redrock Machinery Ltd Acquires Ktwo and Warwick trailers
Redrock Machinery Ltd has announced that it has successfully acquired the Ktwo and Warwick trailers brands. Peter Thomas Keaveney and Gary Abbott report.
10 April 2024 News
Well-known English manufacturer Ktwo enters into administration
The Irish Farmers Journal understands that KTwo Sales Ltd, the English manufacturer of dung spreaders and trailers, has gone into administration.
On review: Smyth's tri-axle Supercube shows big gains on long draws
With the trend of bigger trailers growing in popularity, Smyth Trailers kindly gave us a demonstration of a 25ft Supercube 50m3 trailer. Peter Thomas Keaveney reports.
3 April 2024 Farm machinery
Top trailer service tips for safe towing
Gary Abbott caught up with Barry White of White’s Trailers, who offered service tips and advice when it comes to servicing and maintaining a livestock trailer.
6 March 2024 Farm machinery
Farmer Writes: no caravan, no tent, no problem
Our first livestock trailer was not a Williams, but made by Jim Murphy in Tuam whose family are still in business today building the Aerlite range of trailers.
28 February 2024 Farmer Writes
Bunning reintroduces trailer range
UK muck spreader manufacturer, GT Bunning and Sons, has officially restarted trailer manufacturing after 13 years, starting off with a four-model grain trailer range spanning from 14t to 20t.
24 January 2024 Farm machinery
Lamma 2024: Redrock unveils new root crop trailer
Armagh-based Redrock Machinery launched its new Root Crop Trailer range at the Lamma Show, which is available in three body height options and three lengths.
24 January 2024 Farm machinery
Lamma 2024: Ktwo updates trailer ranges
At Lamma, Ktwo presented its revamped trailer portfolio which includes the upgraded Compact and Push models as well as the relaunched Warwick trailer range.
24 January 2024 News
Pronar – the Polish machinery giant setting its sights on Ireland
Pronar is a massive Polish machinery manufacturer setting its sights on the Irish market. Peter Thomas Keaveney travelled to Poland to visit its factories and find out more about the firm.
27 December 2023 Farm machinery
Stolen tailer alert for Armagh
A stolen trailer may be offered to farmers, builders or plant operators.
27 December 2023 Dealer
Wexford trailer fraud warning
Farmers, plant hire operators and builders are asked to keep an eye out for a trailer - that was fraudulently obtained - being offered for sale.
25 December 2023 News