Some Things You May Not Know About Vehicle Weighing

2019-06-13T16:15:06+09:30 22nd February 2017|

The wide variety of onboard vehicle weighing systems on the market today, coupled with the new legislative framework, can make the whole subject of vehicle weighing a bit confusing. Here are some things about vehicle weighing that you may not be aware of, but which can have a significant impact on the outcome of a situation. It’s really worthwhile taking a moment to read through this article and make sure that you’re familiar with everything. Firstly, let’s look at the question of vehicle… Read More

AccuWeigh’s Pallet Scale Handle the Chill at -5°C

2019-06-13T16:15:06+09:30 10th February 2017|

When a major Australian grocer recently moved into their new South Australian facility, it was also necessary for them to purchase accurate scales for their cold room. With temperatures down to -5°C, the scales needed to be robust and capable of reliable operation in this environment. Enter AccuWeigh’s Port Adelaide team who were engaged by the national grocer to supply our Australian-made, heavy-duty, galvanised A500 pallet scale with the AccuWeigh IT1000 digital weight indicator to perform… Read More

30 Years of Employment at AccuWeigh

2019-06-13T16:15:06+09:30 10th February 2017|

AccuWeigh’s National Quality Manager recently celebrated his 30th working anniversary with the one company. Andrew Goodair started out as an apprentice electronic service technician in 1987 with Queensland Weighing Machines in Brisbane. Queensland Weighing Machines was later acquired by AccuWeigh in 2003 and, later still, was merged with AccuWeigh Queensland, but still retains and operates under the same Queensland Weighing Machines ABN. Goodair confesses that, “Surprisingly not much has cha… Read More

WA Pastoral Company’s New 18m Weighbridge

2019-06-13T16:15:06+09:30 5th February 2017|

AccuWeigh recently completed the installation of an 18m long, above-ground weighbridge for a pastoral company north of Albany that were looking to satisfy Chain of Responsibility (CoR) obligations. As with most large companies, it’s important to check the accuracy of product weight arriving to and leaving from site. A weighbridge is the most accurate way to determine vehicle loading of incoming and outgoing trucks at this critical control point. To further enhance their site’s productivity,… Read More

AccuWeigh Backs Bravehearts

2019-06-13T16:15:07+09:30 5th February 2017|

AccuWeigh recently donated over $600 to Bravehearts (, a charity that solely exists to prevent child sexual assault in our society and to make Australia the safest place in the world to raise a child. The donation was made as part of AccuWeigh’s A Higher Cause charity initiative. Many charities centred on children have benefitted through AccuWeigh’s A Higher Cause program in the past, but this is the first time that Bravehearts has been a recipient of a financial… Read More

How Onboard Weighing Can Help You Meet Chain of Responsibility Requirements

2019-06-13T16:15:07+09:30 5th February 2017|

What is the Chain of Responsibility? If you consign, pack, load or receive goods as part of your business, you could be held legally liable for breaches of the Heavy Vehicle National Law (HVNL) even though you have no direct role in driving or operating a heavy vehicle. This is the ‘Chain of Responsibility’ (COR). Therefore, under the Chain or Responsibility, everyone in the supply chain shares equal responsibility for complying with Heavy Vehicle National Law. So, if you have control over a… Read More