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Supply Post Industry News - May, 2010

  • Parker Pacific Named Ammann Dealer For BC & The Yukon

    Peter Price, Area Sales Manager for Ammann Canada, has announced that Parker Pacific Equipment is the newest addition to the growing network of Ammann distributors in the country.

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    May 25, 2010 - 9 years ago

  • LiuGong 877III Wheel Loader Powered To Move Big Loads Fast

    With 48,060 pounds of breakout force and a hi-powered yet fuel-efficient 280 net hp Cummins QSM11-290 Tier III diesel engine, the LiuGong 877III wheel loader is ready to move some serious volumes of rock, dirt and other materials.

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    May 24, 2010 - 9 years ago

  • LEDs Light Up For Safety

    Light emitting diodes (LEDs) are fast becoming the technology of choice for lighting applications in the mining industry. These solid state devices have no moving parts, no fragile glass environments, no mercury, no toxic gasses, and no filament.

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    May 23, 2010 - 9 years ago

  • OTA Business Pulse Survey Shows Growing Optimism For Trucking

    Seventy-two per cent of the carriers who completed the OTA’s second quarter 2010 Business e-Pulse Survey said they were optimistic about the trucking industry’s overall prospects for the next three months – up a significant 20 percentage points over the 1Q10 survey. The survey was conducted electronically between April 5th and April 20th, 2010. Only 10% of respondents indicated they were pessimistic. The proportion of carriers who are optimistic about the industry is now at its highest level since OTA began conducting the quarterly survey of its members in the third quarter of 2008. At that time only 17% of carriers were optimistic about the industry’s prospects. Since 2Q09, the share of carriers who were optimistic about the industry has grown steadily in each of the five quarters since then from 27% to 72%. It was only in the third quarter of last year that the number of optimists outweighed the number of pessimists for the first time. It wasn’t until the first quarter of this year that the optimists were in the majority, so the level of optimism evident in the most recent survey is very impressive.

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    May 20, 2010 - 9 years ago

  • Hyundai Construction Equipment USA Announces Official Name Change

    Hyundai is delighted to announce that Hyundai Construction Equipment U.S.A., Inc. (HCEUSA) which is headed by Mr. John Lim, President, has changed its corporate name to Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas, Inc. effective May 10th, 2010.

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    May 17, 2010 - 9 years ago

  • Kubota Excavator Rodeo Comes To Ontario With 14 Events Planned This Summer

    The Kubota Excavator Rodeo (KER) series started last year in the Province of BC with six KER events throughout the province.

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    May 15, 2010 - 9 years ago

  • Specialized Recycling Systems For Demolition Debris

    Recycling C&D (construction and demolition) debris requires all the equipment normally needed for recycling concrete and asphalt rubble, plus other specialized elements in the system to handle such incoming items as wood, asphalt shingles, drywall, plaster, plastic, steel, paper, dirt and electrical wire.

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    May 14, 2010 - 9 years ago

  • GM Looks To Hawaii For Hydrogen Infrastructure Pilot

    Abundant hydrogen is available on the island of Oahu to power a ramp up of fuel cell vehicles through a General Motors collaboration with The Gas Company (TGC), Hawaii’s major gas energy provider, the two companies announced Tuesday.

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    May 12, 2010 - 9 years ago

  • A Safer Working Environment With Hiab Cranes

    Cargotec complies with the new Machinery Directive 2006/42/EC throughout the entire Hiab crane range. Cargotec's product development teams have worked long hours in putting the new Machinery Directive into practice. As a result, the cranes have now been equipped with the new, required features, increasing the safety and productivity of crane users.

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    May 10, 2010 - 9 years ago

  • Pretty In Pink Truck Promotes Breast Cancer Awareness

    Daren Parker was a little unsure about how his driver would react. The co-owner of Parker Gas, along with his brother David and mother, Ethel, was about to ask his senior driver to get behind the wheel of a pink truck.

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    May 9, 2010 - 9 years ago

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