SMW Group's Ken Leibinger, Mick Harris, Raymond Knox, Leon Laycock, Scott Stevens and Jared Phillips in front of the two 797 rear dump truck trays painted blue and pink to raise awareness for prostate and breast cancer. Photo: Generate PR
SMW Group's Ken Leibinger, Mick Harris, Raymond Knox, Leon Laycock, Scott Stevens and Jared Phillips in front of the two 797 rear dump truck trays painted blue and pink to raise awareness for prostate and breast cancer. Photo: Generate PR Contributed

Giant-sized highway message to raise men and women's cancers

HEADS were turning on the Capricorn Highway last week when two 797 rear dump truck trays were painted bright blue and electric pink to raise awareness for Prostate and Breast Cancer.

The two trays, one for the boys and one for the girls, took to the Capricorn Highway to help raise awareness for improving men's and women's health.

Capable of carrying around 133 Toyota Landcruisers or almost 16,000 60 inch TVs each, they were painted by Rockhampton based company, SMW Group for Anglo American, to help them get their message of awareness and early prevention out to the community.

The trays are a timely reminder to check our health with the annual Movember campaign to change the face of men's health also well underway.

SMW Group Workshop Manager Scott Stevens said the company was excited to be a part of the awareness project.

"We are thrilled to have the opportunity to work on these trays for Anglo American. Cancer affects everyone in one way or another, whether it's fighting the disease directly or watching a loved one struggle with the illness. We all know someone who has battled cancer and we would like to do our part to help eradicate the disease," Mr. Stevens said.

SMW Group has also decided to donate $1000 as a contribution to the Cancer Council in order to assist with their research efforts.

"We have a great relationship with Anglo American and we're very thankful for the opportunity to be involved so we'd like to make a donation of our own. We wish them all the best with their awareness efforts," Mr. Stevens said.

To find out more about how you can raise awareness or donate to Breast and Prostate Cancer research visit nbcf.org.au or prostate.org.au.



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